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2015/06/29 23:55
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Australia's 'climate roundtable' could unite old foes and end the carbon deadlock Climate policy is in the media yet again, but this time it might be different. The set of policy principles released...
2015/06/29 23:55
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2015/06/28 22:36
2015/06/28 22:36
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RECENT debates about climate change, the energy sector and affects on the environment has caused a divide between energy companies and environmental groups. But now these sectors have joined forces...
2015/06/28 20:05
2015/06/28 20:05
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Big business, social welfare groups and unions have joined forces with environmentalists to lobby for strong climate change policies. The unprecedented alliance - which includes the Business Council...
2015/06/28 04:50
2015/06/28 04:50
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Pressure on Australia is rising ahead of the Paris summit. Photo: Leigh Henningham The Chinese bureaucrat pushed the point. Was, he wondered, Australia expecting the world to do more to address...
2015/06/19 08:05
2015/06/19 08:05
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Tony Abbott's views on fossil fuels, renewable energy and climate change differ strongly from those of Pope Francis, but Catholic bishops believe the prime minister is not beyond...
2015/06/19 01:29
2015/06/19 01:29
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THE Pope's statement on climate change should help Tony Abbott understand his moral obligation to be part of the solution, conservationists say. IN a 200-page document, Pope Francis says rich nations...
2015/06/16 00:24
2015/06/16 00:24
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Firefighters, doctors, farmers and aid groups are among 50 non-government organisations joining forces to demand politicians commit to zero carbon pollution by 2050. The organisations on Tuesday...
2015/06/15 09:26
2015/06/15 09:26
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Grazier praises effects of Landcare co-founder Phillip Toyne Tributes are flowing in from regional Australia for the co-founder of the national Landcare program, Phillip Toyne, who has died aged...
2015/06/15 07:11
2015/06/15 07:11
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On behalf of the Australian farming community, the National Farmers' Federation (NFF) sends its condolences to Molly and her family on the passing of Phillip Toyne AO. In 1989, the NFF and the...
2015/06/14 15:24
2015/06/14 15:24
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Philip Toyne, former Australia Conservation Foundation executive director, pictured in 1992. Phillip ToyneEnvironmentalist16-11-1947 – 13-06-2015 Phillip Toyne. Photo: Paul Harris Former Greens...
2015/06/14 04:42
2015/06/14 04:42
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Phillip Toyne, a leading environmental and Aboriginal rights campaigner, has died at 67. Phillip Toyne, a leading environmental and Aboriginal rights campaigner, has died at 67. "It's a sad day,"...
2015/06/12 12:58
2015/06/12 12:58
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THE State Government has introduced legislation to extend sandmining on North Stradbroke Island until 2035. It comes as the island's miner, Sibelco, faces a trial over alleged illegal mining which it...
2015/06/12 12:29
2015/06/12 12:29
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THE future of the controversial Ranger uranium mine in Kakadu is in limbo after an expansion plan was shelved by the Rio Tinto subsidiary which operates the site. Shares in Energy Resources of...
2015/06/12 09:05
2015/06/12 09:05
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Prime Minister Tony Abbott has continued his attack on wind turbines, labelling them 'ugly' a day after lamenting he had been unable to restrict clean energy growth further. But the prime minister...
2015/06/09 09:17
2015/06/09 09:17
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A DECISION by the G7 to phase out fossil fuels by the end of the century could leave Australia behind, the Australian Conservation Foundation claims. The agreement by the world's leading economies...
2015/06/08 01:17
2015/06/08 01:17
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KNOWLEDGE-seekers have embraced the new format of The Planting festival at Woodfordia with each of its 35 workshops booked out. The festival has undergone a transformation from what was originally a...
2015/06/05 09:16
2015/06/05 09:16
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WHEN you hear the words ‘nuclear facility’, Chernobyl and Fukushima spring to mind. So it’s no wonder many Aussies baulk at the thought of producing this radioactive material, let alone storing it in...
2015/06/05 03:17
2015/06/05 03:17
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A NEW festival is emerging at Woodford that may one day grow to become a mid-year counter point to the annual Christmas-New Year event that attracts more than 120,000 people over six days. The...
2015/06/05 00:26
2015/06/05 00:26
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On World Environment Day the Australian Conservation Foundation's CEO Kelly O'Shanassy says politicians need to start acting in the interests of the people they represent. I SPENT PART OF my...
2015/06/04 08:34
2015/06/04 08:34
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ENVIRONMENTAL groups have warned an inquiry into their tax-deductible donation status could threaten freedom of speech and appears to be "politically motivated". Environment Minister Greg Hunt...
2015/06/29 23:55
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