Good News 22 July 2022

Click on the graphic to see all the good news – lots this week on flora and fauna, legal action, science and electric vehicles

State of Environment Report success stories include Indigenous ranger programs, conservation reserves ABC News

Traditional owners use AI and aerial imaging to help restore wetlands in south-west NSW ABC Riverina

Hydrogen fuel stations to be built between Sydney and Melbourne under $20m plan The Guardian

Another plan to frack the Kimberley bites the dust Lock the Gate

Scientists show how forests of kelp can potentially be brought back to life The Guardian

Environment minister requests work pause on $4.5b Pilbara urea plant Brisbane Times

Eucalypt found only in Sydney suburbs confirmed as new species ABC News

Victorian endangered, twice-widowed malleefowl finds new mate ABC Mildura-Swan Hill

Legal Actions
Pacific Island nations are bringing their climate justice fight to the world’s highest court Yahoo!Finance

Greenpeace appeals EPA decision to extend the life of Woodside North West Shelf gas processing facility 

World’s first ‘sand battery’ can store heat at 500C for months at a time ABC Science

Australian researchers develop safer electrolyte for sodium batteries Renew Economy

Electric Vehicles EVs
ACT accelerates move to EVs with plan to ban new petrol cars from 2035 PV Magazine

ACT’s electric vehicle strategy to overhaul registration fees for Canberra car owners ABC News

Queensland’s electric vehicle charging network to extend west along Flinders Highway ABC News
Old cars forced off road as Europe’s clean air zones nearly double The Guardian

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