Highlights include a revised draft EPBC bilateral agreement, court cases, draft assessment regulations, and a single-use plastics discussion paper. Job listings include head of finance and investment with Climate Friendly.
A partnership between environment group WWF and the Coca-Cola Foundation has successfully road-tested measures to cut fertiliser use on sugarcane farms and has left growers better-prepared for regulatory controls.
* Climate liability concerns prompt change in director attitudes: Grattan Institute * CEFC unfazed by new investment mandate * CS Energy wins Queensland government power contract * Melbourne Water aims for 100% beneficial use of biosolids
Highlights include new federal regulations and a new Queensland grants scheme. Jobs include positions with Evolution Mining, Saracen Mineral Holdings, engineering services companies Cardno and AECOM, and environmental markets broker TFS Green.
* Emissions-lowering projects to have 'higher merit' in underwriting plan * Environment groups warn banks on energy underwriting scheme * CEFC invests $100m in renewables fund * Queensland seeks advice on climate change impacts on water
This issue's highlights: Bills pass in two jurisdictions, plus federal regulatory developments on clean energy and illegal logging. Job vacancies with Western Australia's environment department, South32 and Bechtel.