The Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is under pressure to explain whether he attempted to intervene in a decision effecting a company part-owned by his colleague, Energy Minister Angus Taylor.
Posted in Australian Feed Postings, Corruption, Environment, Environmental Management, Environmental Policy, Federal Government, Federal Parliament, Government and Politics, Law, Crime and Justice, Parliament
Mining giants Rio Tinto, BHP and Glencore have listed several of their tailings dams across Australia as being at "high" or "extreme" risk of failure in self audits.
Posted in Australian Feed Postings, Business, Economics and Finance, Environmental Health, Environmental Impact, Environmental Management, Environmental Policy, Mining (Rural), Mining Environmental Issues, Mining Industry, Occupational Health and Safety, Work, Workplace
A UK Parliamentary committee has recommended a "penny-per-garment" fee for fashion producers to raise funds for improved recycling and clothing collections.
The most divisive project in recent Australian history can finally break ground. But sceptics still struggle to see how Adani will turn a profit from a remote thermal coal mine in the era of the Paris climate agreement.
Posted in Activism and Lobbying, Australian Feed Postings, Business, Economics and Finance, Coal, Environment, Environmental Management, Environmental Policy, Federal - State Issues, Government and Politics, Industry, Mining (Rural), Mining Environmental Issues, Mining Industry, Politics and Government, Rural
At a conservative estimate, people around the world are consuming a credit card's-worth of microplastic every week, according to a new study.
Posted in Australian Feed Postings, Environment, Environment Education, Environmental Health, Environmental Impact, Environmental Management, Environmental Policy, Health, Marine Biology, Oceans and Reefs, Plastics and Rubber, Pollution, Recycling and Waste Management, Rivers, Science and Technology, Water, Water Management, Water Pollution, Water Supply, World Politics
The Northern Territory cattle industry calls for freight subsidies as "emergency" destocking continues across the drought-stricken Barkly region.
Despite the Federal Government telling the United Nations Australia's emissions are dropping, raw data released today shows the country's pollution is at an all-time high across most sectors.
Posted in Australian Feed Postings, Climate Change, Climate Change - Disasters, Environment, Environmental Impact, Environmental Management, Environmental Policy, Federal Government, Government and Politics, Pollution, Disasters and Safety
A proposal to develop privately-owned eco-lodge villages in a Kangaroo Island national park threatens an island once considered Australia's 'Noah's Ark', local parks volunteers say.
New drone footage and high-resolution satellite imagery allegedly shows evidence of illegal work being done at Adani's controversial Carmichael coal mine project, according to environmental group Coast and Country. Adani denies the allegation.
The Victorian Environment Minister has been asked to intervene over a Parks Victoria decision that is likely to sink a long-running business, taking a volunteer "riding for the disabled" group with it.