Highlights include new long-awaited ERF guidance from the Clean Energy Regulator, and a Victorian parliamentary hearing into waste and recycling. Jobs include a senior post managing NSW's contribution to national energy policy.
* Victorian government receives Combet advice on emissions targets * Queensland preparing new climate policies * Low-carbon future no longer the goal, says new CMI chief * Huge variations in standard of mining industry climate disclosures: EY report
* ClimateWorks builds links with heavy industry on zero emissions * Super funds to double-down on environmental concerns * Butler promises strengthened ERF * Record low emissions from the NEM, says new AEMO report
Governments around the world should strengthen their enforcement of environmental regulations and should also consider ways to incentivise business to encourage responsible environmental management, according to a landmark global report, released overnight.
A Labor government would establish a $100 million native species fund, and a returned Morrison government would order the Clean Energy Finance Corporation to invest $100 million in the recycling industry.