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Renewables are powering to the top, but not for long

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 31st July 2019 -  The renewables sector has experienced two years of unprecedented growth, but a lack of government policy is threatening the sector’s future, new survey results show.    In 2018,

Solar energy could re-power the planet and the NT economy

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 24th June 2019 -  The Northern Territory is one of the sunniest places on earth, and according to a new report, turning sunshine into energy could be the answer to reviving the territory’s flailing

Victoria says goodbye to single use shopping bags

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 20th June 2019 -  Lightweight, single-use plastic shopping bags are set to be banned from all Victorian food and retail stores, with conservation groups labelling the move as a first step in the long

Cross-sectors unite to make Melbourne greener

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 5th June 2019 -  Melbourne has become the first city in Australia to launch a comprehensive strategy to increase and protect green urban spaces in a bid to dull the effects of climate change and protect

France to lead fashion clean-up

Maggie Coggan, Saturday, 25th May 2019 -  The French government is tasking a luxury fashion boss with creating a coalition of industry leaders to set sustainability targets, as part of a broader move to clean up the industry.

Sustainable seafood on the menu at Australia’s top restaurants

Ushi Ghoorah, Thursday, 18th April 2019 -  Some of Australia’s leading chefs are pledging to only serve sustainably sourced seafood in their restaurants as part of the Australian Marine Conservation Society’s GoodFish

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Why being sustainable isn’t just about the environment

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 1st April 2019 -  While Arron Wood has had a lot of different jobs, they have all been for the same reason; to try and make the world a more environmentally and socially sustainable place. He’s this week’s

Big Australian finance players sign on to fight climate change

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 27th March 2019 -  The big four Australian banks, superfunds and insurance companies are taking climate change into their own hands by signing onto an initiative that aims to realign the sector to support

Your Poo is Saving the Planet… and Building Houses

Maggie Coggan, Saturday, 23rd February 2019 -  Australians may soon be “shitting bricks” after researchers at RMIT University unveiled a sustainable alternative to the classic brick, made from recycled sewage. Currently 30
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