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Australian news, and some related international items

Pope Francis Demands End to Exploitation of Amazon — Mining Awareness +

Originally posted on Mining Awareness + : “Pope Francis Demands End to Exploitation of Amazon Last Updated: January 19, 2018 3:03 PM, VOA News Pope Francis demanded Friday that governments and other institutions end the exploitation of the Amazon rainforest and recognize the region’s indigenous people as the main caretakers of what he called “our common home.”…

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Hazelwood, 12 months on, and the fear-mongers have been proved wrong — RenewEconomy

New analysis shows that Victoria’s electricity supply held up without Hazelwood through a hot summer and avoided over four million tonnes of CO2.

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Public hearing on nuclear energy – live broadcast today


29 Aug 2019 – Public hearing on nuclear energy

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy is holding its first public hearing on the prerequisites for nuclear energy in Australia.

Chair of the Committee Mr Ted O’Brien MP said he is looking forward to hearing from experts in the field.

First public hearing 
Date: Thursday, 29 August 2019
Time: 9:00am to 12:15pm
Location: Portside Conference Centre, 207 Kent St, Sydney

9:00am: Dr Ziggy Switkowski AO
10:00am: Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation; Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Authority
11:15am: Australian Energy Market Operator; Australian Energy Market Commission; Australian Energy Regulator
12:15pm: Close

The hearing will be broadcast live at aph.gov.au/live.

The Committee intends to hold public hearings at various locations, which will be announced in due course on the inquiry website: https://www.aph.gov.au/nuclearpower. Submissions close on 16 September 2019.

Further information about the inquiry, including how to lodge a submission and terms of reference, can be found athttps://www.aph.gov.au/nuclearpower or contact the Secretariat on (02) 6277 4580 or at environment.reps@aph.gov.au.

 

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