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Google Earth brings climate into focus

Monday, 28 September 2009

Google has added a new focus on climate change to its Google Earth program, to help raise environmental awareness in the lead up to December's climate talks in Copenhagen.

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Eco-friendly race car: 'WorldFirst' of many?

Monday, 28 September 2009

With WorldFirst's eco-friendly race car set to debut on the 17th October, is the racing industry on the cusp of a green revolution?

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Young Australians want stronger action on climate change

Wednesday, 23 September 2009

A large-scale voting campaign has revealed Australian youths want the government to take stronger action on climate change through emissions targets.

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Climate mitigation needn't stifle development

Tuesday, 22 September 2009

Countries can develop while curtailing climate change if they are 'climate-smart', the World Bank has said in a major new report.

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Australian wines a carbon neutral world first

Monday, 21 September 2009

An Australian wine company claims to have become the first in the world to produce an entirely carbon neutral range of wines.

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Tiny nanotubes to generate big solar power

Friday, 18 September 2009

Tiny carbon structures, called 'carbon nanotubes', may form the building blocks of new, highly efficient solar cells, according to recent research.

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New advertising code to crack down on greenwash

Wednesday, 16 September 2009

Australia's advertising industry is finally cracking down on greenwash, with the Australian Association of National Advertisers publishing an Environmental Claims in Advertising and Marketing Code.

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Australia tops 'climate criminals' list - now world's biggest polluter

Tuesday, 15 September 2009

A report by British risk analysis company Maplecroft has found that Australia has overtaken the United States as the world's largest polluter and is now leading the world in per capita emissions of carbon dioxide, topping a list of 185 countries.

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National feed-in tariff good for jobs and renewables

Tuesday, 15 September 2009

A national feed-in tariff is the way to go to create thousands of Australian jobs, support the uptake of renewable energy technologies and put the nation on the right green track, a new Greenpeace report suggests.

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A possible repreive for bluefin tuna

Thursday, 10 September 2009

Atlantic bluefin tuna fishing and trade could soon be banned around the world, with the European Commission yesterday giving provisional backing for plans to list the fish as a species in the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).

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