Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has signalled a further increase in the nation’s carbon emissions target in the wake of the national bushfire crisis.
Federal Resources Minister Matt Canavan addressed the second day of the IMARC conference, saying a demanded action on climate change needed to be supported by Australia’s resources development.
The Western Australian Government has released a new greenhouse gas emissions policy for major projects assessed by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).
Industrial engineering group thyssenkrupp has launched an official plan of action in a bid to reduce carbon emissions and be climate neutral by 2050.
Considering the lack of carbon policy in Australia, the mining sector’s drive to integrate renewables into its power mix is refreshing proof that going green is now simply smart business.
Woodside Energy chief executive Peter Coleman has encouraged large resources companies to take action on preventing climate change and form “a low-carbon society”.
Uncertainty surrounding regulatory requirements is the main hindrance to carbon-intensive companies taking long-term action on managing emissions, my research finds.
The divestment of shares by ANU has drawn widespread criticism, especially from Sandfire Resources, who threatened legal action against the university.
Mineral Carbonation International (MCI) and Orica have announced a joint venture to trial a technology that transforms captured carbon dioxide emissions into solid carbonate rock to use as green building materials.