PM says environmental approval process for major projects is ‘overly complex’
Environmental News

PM says environmental approval process for major projects is ‘overly complex’

Posted November 21, 2019 09:59:54 Prime Minister Scott Morrison has flagged an overhaul of the environmental approval process for major projects, saying the current system is too complex, lengthy and tough to navigate. Key points:The Prime Minister said the Government would try and reduce the time it takes for businesses to get environmental approvals for…

Quebecers get top cabinet spots as environmentalists accuse Trudeau of caving to western pressure | CBC News
Environmental News

Quebecers get top cabinet spots as environmentalists accuse Trudeau of caving to western pressure | CBC News

Quebecers will occupy some of the most prominent positions in the new Liberal cabinet, including foreign affairs and justice, but environmentalists in the province say Prime Minister Justin Trudeau caved to pressure from Western Canada by giving a minor post to one of their key allies.Liberal MP Steven Guilbeault arrives for the swearing-in ceremony in Ottawa on Wednesday. (Adrian…

New research into badger dispersal could minimize bovine tuberculosis spread
Marine Ecology

New research into badger dispersal could minimize bovine tuberculosis spread

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Zoology researchers from Trinity, working with the Department of Agriculture, Food and The Marine (DAFM) and the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS), have unlocked the secrets of dispersing badgers. Their research, reported today, has major implications for implementing vaccination programs to limit the spread of bovine tuberculosis (TB). The findings…

Does The Green Economy Create More Jobs Than The Fossil Fuel Industry?
Green Energy

Does The Green Economy Create More Jobs Than The Fossil Fuel Industry?

Does The Green Economy Create More Jobs Than The Fossil Fuel Industry? (arstechnica.com) Posted by EditorDavid on Saturday October 26, 2019 @01:34PM from the not-easy-being-green dept. “Whereas the fossil fuel industry employs about 900,000 people in the U.S., green economy jobs — those associated with non-oil energy — number about 9.5 million,” writes long-time Slashdot…