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Scientists release landmark climate change report
“The Australian Academy of Science is calling on the Australian Government to accelerate Australia’s transition to net zero gr
2 April 2021 by Maria MacNama...

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29 March 2021 by Mary Y

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Mycelium - new green alternative to leather
Big brands including Stella McCartney, Adidas, Lululemon and Hermes have partnered with biotechnology startups Bolt Threads and MycoWorks to develop products made of a new, green alternative to leather and the plastic-based pleather.https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/mycelium-fungi-green-materials-1.5954664
25 March 2021 by Bailey Gibbon...

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Green Recovery? or 'Missed Opportunities' UNEP Report
How is Australia's Green Recovery going? COVID-19  has led to a global crisis threatening the lives and livelihoods of the most vulnerable by increasing poverty, exacerbating inequalities, and damaging long-term economic growth prospects. The report, 'Are We Building Back Better? Evidence from 2020 and Pathways for Inclusive Green Recovery Spending', provides an analysis of over 3500 fiscal policies announced by leading economies in 2020 and calls for governments to invest more sustainably and tackle inequalities in the wake of the devastation wrought by the pandemic. Australia is currently running LAST on the Green recovery spending scale.https://wedocs.unep.org/bitstream/handle/20.500.11822/35282/AWBBB_ES.pdf
23 March 2021 by Jeremy Wright

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Time is running short – to get a grip on the climate crisis
"Today’s targets are nowhere near enough, we must speed up change and HALVE global emissions in the next decade" Alok Sharma is president designate of Cop26 "In Nepal last month, I met communities displaced by melting glaciers. In Ethiopia, I saw how floods, droughts and locusts have decimated crops. Around the world, oceans are warming, and storms, floods and wildfires are intensifying, while here at home (in the UK), our coastal towns face serious long-term threats from rising seas. Unless we act now, we will be out of time to hold back the worst impactshttps://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/mar/18/climate-crisis-cop26-president-global-targets
19 March 2021 by Jeremy Wright

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Ready for a Green Future
To mark St. Patrick’s Day and the positive impact that Irish businesses are delivering across the world, Enterprise Ireland, the Irish Government’s trade and innovation agency, recently named the world's most active Venture Capital firm, today launched a new green innovation focused international campaign ‘Ready for a Green Future’. The campaign focuses on the climate agenda, and as the world emerges from Covid-19 there is a need to build back better, prioritising sustainability and tackling the many environmental challenges that we face to deliver a green recovery.Read more here: https://bit.ly/3bRd07l
17 March 2021 by Louise Nealon...