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Australia's climate science at risk of falling behind global standards

Australia's climate science at risk of falling behind global standards

Australia's climate science research sector is world-class, but must improve coordination of climate science programs among research bodies and Universities, or risk falling behind global efforts in areas such as climate modelling, according to a new...

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Haz waste trends upwards as domestic infrastructure lags

Haz waste trends upwards as domestic infrastructure lags

A new report shows Australia produced around 5.6 million tonnes of hazardous waste in 2014-15, a 30% increase from 2010-11.

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CEFC commits $10m to help scale up IoT network

CEFC commits $10m to help scale up IoT network

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is committing up to $10 million to help scale up a new Internet of Things (IoT) network that will be focused on cutting energy use.

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Central Coast awards tender

Central Coast awards tender

Central Coast Council has now awarded its 10-year waste and recycling contract, which expires next year.

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AWRE: the future is all plastic, says UK expert

AWRE: the future is all plastic, says UK expert

Though widely despised, maligned and criticised, plastic is not only here to stay, it's also essential to the future of humanity. That's the unshakeable view of UK sustainable plastics expert Dr John Williams, who will be speaking at next week's Australasian...

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Investigation deemed best solution

Investigation deemed best solution

Following ABC's Four Corners program, Trashed, last week, the Queensland Premier has been quick to express her shock and horror at the extent of the movement of waste from NSW to Queensland. The state government has not only commenced a joint agency operation...

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New research promises to clean huge volumes of wastewater

New research promises to clean huge volumes of wastewater

Researchers from Edith Cowan University have developed a way to modify the atomic structure of iron to create a metal that can strip impurities from water in just a few minutes.

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Trucost launches Corporate Carbon Pricing Tool

Trucost launches Corporate Carbon Pricing Tool

Trucost has launched the Corporate Carbon Pricing Tool for companies, allowing them to easily assess their exposure to evolving regional carbon pricing mechanisms.

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Tyre update: EPA acts on Stawell stockpile; GDT's plant to open soon

Tyre update: EPA acts on Stawell stockpile; GDT's plant to open soon

EPA Victoria has commenced the removal of the infamous Stawell tyre stockpile, comprising millions of unused tyres in western Victoria that has sat dormant for close to a decade. Meanwhile, Green Distillations Technologies (GDT) has announced that its...

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ESG is only one of many factors that characterise responsible investment

ESG is only one of many factors that characterise responsible investment

Choosing investments based off a set of environmental, social and governance (ESG) related factors is a core part of responsible investing and also makes sense purely from a financial standpoint, but aside from this integration, a number of other factors...

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