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Fiji, Australia sign Indo-Pacific Carbon Offsets Scheme deal at COP26

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 2 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... originally invested into the scheme, taking the total investment to $104 million over 10 years. Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama signed the agreement in Glasgow at COP26, which lays the foundations for a high ...

Ratcheting up ambition on climate finance goals

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... Australian government provided AU$1.5 billion in climate finance between 2015-2020 and in December 2020, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that a further $1.5 billion pledge over 2020-2025 via Australia's development program. But far more will ...

New fossil fuel exploration acreage released

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... move to open up the 80,000 square kilometres of new offshore exploration sites for oil and gas. "Prime Minister Scott Morrison talks a big game about Australia's efforts to curb climate change on the world stage, meanwhile back at home the Morrison ...

APPEA conference kicks up controversy

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... of its COVID-19 recovery plan as one of its key accomplishments for 2019-2020. In September 2020, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Australia would have a "gas-fired recovery" from the pandemic. "Cheaper, more abundant gas is the second pillar ...

Economist urges drastic action on climate change policy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... zero emissions target by 2050 because each state and territory has set a target, and Wood believes Prime Minister Scott Morrison is moving towards a national net zero target by interpreting his comments around "care for our country," which she characterized ...

CEFC finances Tesla megapack battery project

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 1 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... carbon capture and storage, carbon farming and other technologies, and away from renewable energy. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a $1.9 billion investment package with allocations to various initiatives. The government provided ARENA with "guaranteed ...

ARENA, CEFC changes open door to CCS, hydrogen investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
... carbon capture and storage, carbon farming and other technologies, and away from renewable energy. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a $1.9 billion investment package with allocations to various initiatives. The government will provide ARENA with ...

GCNA urges government to focus on sustainability in COVID-19 recovery

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 14 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
... signatories to a letter coordinated by the UN Global Compact Network Australia (UN GCNA) called on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to use the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a framework for policies that would strengthen the economy ...

Identifying potential risks of COVID-19 and modern slavery in supply chain

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAY 2020  |  NEWS
... hospitals increasing the rate of cleaning, but on the other hand, you have offices not getting cleaned." Prime Minister Scott Morrison has advised that temporary migrants return to their countries of origin, but Hepworth noted challenges to departures. ...

Australian Ethical questions calls for limits on environmental activism

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 19 NOV 2019  |  NEWS
... societal change and environmentally friendly business practices," in the wake of a recent speech by Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Dr Stuart Palmer, head of ethics research, Australian Ethical Investment In a speech earlier this month, Morrison raised ...
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