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WA government sets sights on 2030 emissions target – starting with Synergy

The new approach could be a significant turnaround for a government often accused by environmentalists of being too close to the gas industry that is the principal cause of the state’s rising emissions.


How do you pronounce ‘Omicron’? Opinions vary

The answer depends on whether you look to Ancient or Modern Greece as a guide to your pronunciation.


Europe takes on cheap flights and landlords in race to net zero emissions

Trains instead of flights, fossil fuel ad bans and charging landlords for tenant’s heating emissions will be legislated in parts of Europe.


Scott Morrison and Anthony Pratt break new ground, glass, in Sydney

As the packaging giant Visy moves into the glass sector it is seeking to cut costs and expand markets by embracing more recycling.


C'est la vie: Paris shows the world how to live

The mayor of Paris is implementing a vision for the city that embodies the good life - and we should learn from her.


Renewables push: Senegal opens West Africa's first big wind farm

Wind farms remain scarce throughout sub-Saharan Africa compared with solar plants but Senegal hopes to draw 30 per cent of its energy from this plant.


'Fuel falls from the sky': The solar revolution coming down the road

Long the pursuit of technology geeks and futurists, self-charging electric vehicles available for a mass market may not be too far away.


'What the hell is that?': Brewery uses algae to reduce carbon emissions

Young Henrys has installed a 400-litre 'bioreactor' of algae at its Newtown brewery to reduce carbon emissions from its beer production.


Right environment for sustainable investment

Sustainable investing is becoming far more prominent in the funds management community.


'People take it for granted': how the next generation of toilets could change the life of millions

The average Australian flushes 35 litres of water down the toilet every week, but many newly invented toilets being tested today could reduce water usage to a fraction of that.


'No limits': Victoria's biggest solar farm paves way for more

It produces enough electricity to power 48,000 Victorian households, and removes emissions equivalent to taking 77,000 cars off the roads.


Days of wine and wind power: What Europe's greenest city can teach us

Copenhagen is packed with environmental statements, projects, test-beds and innovations.


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