Good News 7 May 2021

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Labor and crossbenchers thwart NSW government’s flood plain water harvesting laws The Guardian

Allianz tightens coal policy for miners, energy companies
Insurance giant Allianz has put more restrictions on coal to minimize financial dangers from climate change in its portfolio, adding to the pressure that insurers are placing on the fossil fuel business to move to cleaner energy. ADVFN

Coal mine dumped in Queensland!
Liberty Mutual has chosen not to submit an EIS for the fiercely opposed Baralaba South coal mine plan on fertile agricultural land in Queensland, effectively meaning the project won’t be built! Congratulations and a job well done to the hard working Baralaba community! Reuters

Victoria plans to halve carbon emissions by 2030 under net zero by 2050 target ABC News
State action alone could lead to nation meeting emissions targets. Victoria set a reduction target of 45-50 per cent by 2030. Sydney Morning Herald
Gas appliances including heaters, hot water services and cooktops would be phased out under a proposed moratorium on new gas connections to Victorian households to help the state achieve its 2030 target to cut carbon emissions by up to 50 per cent. The Age

Confectionary manufactured using 100% renewable electricity Sustainability Matters

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