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Did oil giant ExxonMobil know about climate change in 1981?
5 years ago

Did oil giant ExxonMobil know about climate change in 1981?

Ian Johnston, 09 July 2015

The biggest oil company in the world, ExxonMobil, suspected fossil fuels might be involved in climate change as early as 1981 – seven years before …
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Towards an Ethanol mandate in Queensland
5 years ago

Towards an Ethanol mandate in Queensland

Earlier this month, ACAPMA made a submission to the Queensland Government about the design and operation of an ethanol mandate in that State. Within our submission, ACAPMA warned that the …
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Auckland drivers fill up with beer-based biofuel

By Tom Carnegie, 06 July 2015

Cars were bumper-to-bumper at an Auckland petrol station as they waited to fill up on a beer-based biofuel.

Brewtroleum was unveiled at Gull Kingsland …
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Dirty war over carbon taxes

It was certainly a counterintuitive move. A group of major oil and gas producers including BP and Shell said this week that they could live with a global carbon tax. Such …
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Caltex ordered to pay $120,000 for four environmental programs in wake of Botany Bay oil spill from Kurnell Refinery last year
5 years ago

Caltex ordered to pay $120,000 for four environmental programs in wake of Botany Bay oil spill from Kurnell Refinery last year

Petrol giant Caltex will be forced to fork out $120,000 for four environmental projects 12 months after a storm carried oil from its now decommissioned Kurnell Refinery into Botany Bay.


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