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Just seagrass to us but a powerhouse for fish, Deakin study shows | Blue Carbon Lab

Just seagrass to us but a powerhouse for fish, Deakin study shows | Blue Carbon Lab — Read on http://www.bluecarbonlab.org/news/just-seagrass-to-us-but-a-powerhouse-for-fish-deakin-study-shows/

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Company part-owned by Angus Taylor illegally poisoned endangered grasslands, investigation finds

Environment department’s three-year inquiry found Jam Land illegally used herbicide on critically endangered grasslands in 2016 — Read on amp.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/30/angus-taylor-jam-land-company-part-owned-illegally-poisoned-endangered-grasslands-investigation-finds

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Goodbye to Bass Strait gas – Renew

Goodbye to Bass Strait gas – Renew — Read on renew.org.au/renew-magazine/renewable-grid/goodbye-to-bass-strait-gas/

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No green new deal for Australia as Coalition tightens embrace of fossil fuels | RenewEconomy

Claiming technology neutral, while picking loser fossil fuel and ignoring winner renewables: Short-term thinking of the Morrison Government is on full display, as it props up the fossil fuel sector while long-term benefits of green stimulus are ignored. — Read … Continue reading

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Sweden exits coal two years ahead of schedule, Austria closes last coal plant | RenewEconomy

Austria and Sweden have both announced the closure of their last coal plants – with Sweden doing so two years ahead of schedule. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/sweden-exits-coal-two-years-ahead-of-schedule-austria-closes-last-coal-plant-37319/

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“My God, it would have been easier than I thought” | Inside Story

About treachery of Ruperts dad: The Gallipoli campaign wasn’t the pointless disaster of Anzac mythology — Read on insidestory.org.au/my-god-it-would-have-been-easier-than-i-thought/

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North Pole may be clear water by mid-century

25 April, 2020 – Within 30 years, there could be clear blue water over the North Pole – not good news for most of the planet. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/north-pole-may-be-clear-water-by-mid-century/

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Proposed Queensland coal-fired power plant under cloud over emissions and financing

In addition to seeking Naif funding, Shine has applied for federal government underwriting against potential future losses. — Read on amp.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/apr/23/proposed-queensland-coal-fired-power-plant-collinsville-emissions-financing

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Stronger action on climate change would benefit the economy, study finds – CBS News

A study published Tuesday in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Nature finds that if nations fail to rein in greenhouse gas emissions sufficiently, as agreed upon in the international Paris Agreement, the global economy stands to lose at least $150 trillion … Continue reading

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Our extraordinary 50th Earth Day |

22 April, 2020 − A milestone event occurs in the shadow of the coronavirus, as the editor of Yale Climate Connections recalls. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/our-extraordinary-50th-earth-day/

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