US States Ditching Reusable Plastic Bag Incentives, to Reduce Covid-19 Contamination Risk

Guest essay by Eric Worrall At least one green initiative is facing the chop, as states and retailers worried about Covid-19 re-embrace the hygiene of single use plastic shopping bags. States Welcome Back Single-Use Plastic Bags to Avoid Contamination DR. SUSAN BERRY 27 Mar 20201834:55 States that introduced “green” regulations that taxed single-use plastic grocery…

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Coronavirus Economic Stimulus: “We have not yet seen similar offers for clean energy companies”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Renewable energy companies are distressed that nobody in the Trump administration has called to offer them a share of Coronavirus economic stimulus cash. Coronavirus could weaken climate change action and hit clean energy investment, researchers warn PUBLISHED FRI, MAR 13 20202:32 PM EDTEmma Newburger@EMMA_NEWBURGER The coronavirus poses a serious threat…

Climate Lawsuit: Ecologist Sues Own Retirement Fund

Guest essay by Eric Worrall An University of New South Wales associate professor of law ecologist is suing his own retirement fund, over a claim the fund managers are failing to address climate risk. Climate change: Could your super fund be liable? Twitter Facebook LinkedIn12 FEB 2020DAWN LO, BEN KNIGHT  Is the next shake-up to…

President of China, Xi Jinping arrives in London, 19 October 2015.

Time: China is Bankrolling Renewable Projects Around the World because they are Climate Leaders

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to Time Magazine, China is increasingly participating in the financing of renewable energy projects, as well as provision of renewable infrastructure. But something ugly is happening behind the scenes. China Is Bankrolling Green Energy Projects Around the World NOVEMBER 1, 2019BY CHARLIE CAMPBELL / SHANGHAI  Perched on the ochre scrub…

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How will Funding Climate Science Help Prevent Coral Bleaching?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Climate skeptic Aussie One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has challenged marine park authorities to explain why giving them money will help prevent global warming from bleaching coral reefs. Pauline Hanson gives Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s top scientist a serve over coral bleaching Rebecca GredleyAAPMonday, 21 October 2019 3:50…