Good News 4 June 2022

Click on the image to see more good news and links – koala population discovered, private water donations, NT government referred to ICAC over fracking, hope of endless green power, ‘huge opportunities’ for banks to finance the energy transition, Woolworths 150th supermarket solar installation, Ghost Mushroom Lane flourishes, farmer sells land to Trust for Nature, tree planting record.

AGL Energy abandons plans to demerge coal generation business ABC News

AGL implodes as switch from coal to green energy gathers pace Business Review

Labor will cut EV taxes and try to legislate 2030 emissions target, Chris Bowen says The Guardian

$350 million Mole River Dam near Tenterfield scrapped amid doubt about NSW dam projects ABC News

Victorian senator says she will risk her seat to protest native logging ABC News

Legal first as Queensland Land Court travels to Gimuy (Cairns) to hear First Nations Cultural evidence given On-Country in historic case against Clive Palmer’s Waratah Coal Environmental Defenders Office

Koala population discovered in NSW Kosciuszko National Park shows signs of climate change resilience ABC News

Private water donations may help restore Australian wetlands – and prove collaboration possible The Guardian

NT government referred to ICAC over its handling of fracking research contract in Beetaloo Basin ABC News

Giant deep ocean turbine trial in Japan offers hope of endless green power Bloomberg

New climate policy provides ‘huge opportunities’ for banks to finance the energy transition Financial Review

Woolworths racks up 150th supermarket solar installation SolarQuotes Blog

SA’s Ghost Mushroom Lane begins to flourish after heavy rainfall ABC News

Victorian cattle farmer sells land to Trust for Nature to help save helmeted honeyeater, Leadbeater’s possum ABC News

Shepparton plants largest number of trees for One Tree Per Child initiative, in global milestone ABC News

Germany looks to North Queensland for secure energy partnership Courier Mail

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