Victoria

Geoengineering climate change

China eyes sun-blocking tech as its climate change Plan B

The search for climate-change hacks is ramping up across the world as the window to reduce greenhouse gas emissions narrows, with scientists in China experimenting with new ways of blocking out the sun.

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Coal-fired power stations not okay

The government has again provoked the ire of renewable energy advocates this week, with Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg suggesting new coal-fired power stations may be welcomed as part of the National Energy Guarantee (NEG).

Melbourne recycling

City of Melbourne propose new-plastics tax

A tax on “virgin” plastics, paper and metals has been proposed in the City of Melbourne’s Current Recycling Challenges discussion paper released today.

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Our pick of jobs this week

It’s a Melbourne special this week: Rail Projects Victoria is hiring a Senior Sustainability Advisor, a maternity backfill position helping to lead the delivery of the sustainability program across the Metro…

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Melbourne development lures buyers with promise of Tesla car-share

Malaysian-based developer EcoWorld is offering potential residents of its Yarra One apartment development exclusive access to a Tesla car share scheme – part of a growing number of green marketing strategies in the apartment sector, particularly in Melbourne.