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Storm water is a harvestable resource
Why do we let so much water (and pollution) simply go down the drain?Here is a video of ARI Water Solutions in action cleaning 80kg of waste from a drain on a construction site.Storm water can be filtered and harvested at source.  At the same time, this stops rubbish and pollution entering our oceans.  Local Councils and Water Authorities can save big dollars on maintenance by not having to clear blockages.  Plus this solution helps to prevent flash floods due to storm water banking up and spilling over.https://www.ariwater.com.au/
7 June 2021 by Jennifer Harr...

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A conversation about Climate Change and Innovation
An inspiring panel conversation will be led by ideaSpies Climate Editors Angus M Robinson and Jeremy Wright moder
29 August 2020 by Lynn Wood

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Planting trees using Drones and Ai
We use drones to plant trees - millions of them, with a significantly higher yield rate at a lower cost than traditional methods.&
14 November 2020 by Lord of the T...

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Let's Plant Trees with Your Searches
Ecosia is like any other search engine, with one major difference - it uses their profits to plant trees. The trees bene
23 August 2020 by Madeline Cunn...

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Net-Zero Emissions from Practical, Scalable and Commercially Viable Technologies
Scott Morrison is correct to focus on moving the focus to ‘solutions versus empty gestures’ in addressing the net-zero emissions challenge. However, his ambitions need a time dynamic to give transparency to “how much of what by when” is to be achieved so that likely climate change impacts can be estimated, and coping strategies developed and actioned.    … “with the main question being not “if or when” but “how”. Morrison said Australia wants decisions based around “practical, scalable and commercially viable technologies, not economy destroying taxes”.”   PAUL KELLY The Australian 28/11/20
30 November 2020 by Glenn Barnes

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Investors now driving action on climate change
EY Australia conducted an investor survey to check how the risk of climate change to a prospective investment affects investment decisions. 8% of investors said it would rule out an investment in 2017 and the response jumped to 48% in 2018!  The result shows that pressure from investors is making a big difference in company plans to deal with the issue.This trend was discussed at the Next Circle briefing in Sydney this week by Mathew Nelson, Global Climate Change and Sustainability Services Lead, EY.
7 March 2020 by Lynn Wood