Thursday, April 18, 2024
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Wimbo Park a winner for Surry Hills

Wimbo Park in Surry Hills. Will Jones/City of Sydney City of Sydney A bigger, better and more beautiful Wimbo Park is now open for residents and visitors of Surry Hills. The City of Sydney’s multi-million dollar upgrade has transformed a small rest area into 4,600 square metres of open lawns, trees, seating and play areas […]

Australia setting poor example on emissions targets as global mass bleaching event confirmed The heat stress damaging coral across most of the Great Barrier Reef is now officially part of a global mass bleaching event. Earlier today, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) confirmed the world is experiencing a fourth mass event, and the second in the last 10 years. “This event drives home that […]

Australia has outsized impact on climate & global coral bleaching

·        Australia is exporting climate change to the world – we are the world’s third biggest exporter of fossil fuels ·        Australia has much to lose to coral bleaching – Great Barrier Reef is world’s biggest coral reef system, supporting a $6.4 billion industry and 64,000 jobs   ·        Australia needs to stop approving new fossil fuel projects Australia […]

Australia’s most sustainable coffee set to help save our endangered faunal emblems

Haining Farm, a former dairy and now conservation site on the Don River in Victoria’s Upper Yarra region The Sustainable Coffee Company and Parks Victoria have launched Coffee for Nature, a program to create habitat for critically endangered Victorian wildlife. Under the partnership, every kilo of Coffee for Nature sold will directly fund seed collection, propagation, […]

MGA Thermal raises $5.7 million to scale industrial capabilities

Erich Kisi (Executive Chair and Chief Scientist) and Mark Croudace (CEO) Australian clean energy company, MGA Thermal, has closed an additional $5.7 million in funding, taking its recent round total to approximately $14 million, to prove the scale and industrial capabilities of its thermal energy storage systems. This round was supported by returning investors including […]

Marine monitoring milestones to headline talk at MAGNT

Dr Carol Palmer (left) and James DeSantis (far left) will speak at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory this week. The first live sightings of two significant marine species in NT waters and the urgent need to monitor sea temperatures will be discussed at a new research talk at the Museum and […]

Untapped solar rooftop potential costing Australian billions each year, new report finds

Rooftop solar can deliver $9.3 billion in cost savings for people living in apartments or houses. A new report has revealed Australians are missing out on $9.3 billion per year in potential cost savings for people living in apartments, social housing, and private rental houses. Australia is a world-leader in residential photovoltaic deployment with rooftop […]

Partnership to propel environmentally sustainable healthcare practices in Australia

The International Hospital Federation (IHF)’s Geneva Sustainability Centre and the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) have teamed up to drive environmental sustainability within Australian hospitals and healthcare delivery settings. This collaboration will focus on the adoption and utilisation of the Sustainability Accelerator Tool (SAT), a digital platform developed by the IHF’s Geneva Sustainability Centre […]

Digging up new species of Australia and New Guinea’s giant fossil kangaroos

Protemnodon viator size comparison to other kangaroos Palaeontologists from Flinders University have described three unusual new species of giant fossil kangaroo from Australia and New Guinea, finding them more diverse in shape, range and hopping method than previously thought. The three new species are of the extinct genus Protemnodon, which lived from around 5 million to 40,000 […]

Strengthened collaboration between GRI and TNFD

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) are deepening their collaboration to support the corporate reporting needs of market participants globally. Over the past two years, TNFD and GRI have worked closely to support the development of each other’s respective recommendations, standards and guidance, notably GRI input into the […]

Farmers welcome positive CSIRO renewables survey, more to do

82 per cent of 6700 Australians surveyed said they’d live near renewable energy generation Top priority for the energy shift: Affordability (41 per cent), reducing climate pollution (26%) and energy independence for Australia (18 per cent) Dyer recommendations must be implemented urgently Farmers for Climate Action CEO Natalie Collard has welcomed the positive results from […]