31 Mar '13, 10pm

Must watch #4corners tonight on Coal Seam Gas & Large Coal Mining: @4corners it's time to speak out against #CSG

On this page Project advice Guidelines for Seeking Committee Advice The Committee provides expert scientific advice on new coal seam gas or large coal mining proposals referred to it by federal, state and territory government regulators. The Australian Government can seek the Committee's advice on projects being assessed under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 . Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 – including the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Independent Expert Scientific Committee on Coal Seam Gas and Large Coal Mining Development) Act 2012 The Queensland, New South Wales, South Australian and Victorian governments can seek the Committee's advice through a National Partnership Agreement. The Committee's project assessment advice seeks to improve the scientific understanding of wate...

Full article: http://www.environment.gov.au/coal-seam-gas-mining/projec...

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There's no construction manual that uses scientific principles. e.g. here insulation can be below or above slab

There's no construction manual that uses scient...

greenspec.co.uk 02 Apr '13, 7am

Insulation above the slab increases the heating response time. Temperatures will increase more quickly when the heating sy...

The same #coal plants causing asthma & wrecking our #climate are also polluting our water. (@maryannehitt on @grist)

The same #coal plants causing asthma & wrecking...

grist.org 28 Mar '13, 6pm

Here’s a pretty shocking fact: While many of us know that coal-fired power plants create significant air pollution, it tur...

Citigroup: Renewables will triumph and natural gas will help

Citigroup: Renewables will triumph and natural ...

grist.org 01 Apr '13, 7pm

Banking giant Citigroup recently issued a report [PDF] that ought to thrill fans of renewable energy. However, tucked insi...