China, US and Europe Pledge Support for Global Aviation Emissions Pact — Fortune

China, the United States and Europe all pledged support on Saturday for a new deal to curb carbon dioxide emissions by airlines which is due to be finalized at a meeting of the UN’s International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in September and is expected to go into effect from 2021. Aviation was excluded from last…

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Australian real estate investor circles Solomons ‘disaster’ gold mine — Papua New Guinea Mine Watch

The Solomon Islands environment ministry has condemned the ‘immoral’ behaviour of an Australian miner for selling an abandoned gold mine to traditional landowners for A$100. Stefan Armbruster | SBS World News| 3 September 2016 In the latest twist of the saga involving the troubled, 20-year-old operation, Chinese-Australian property developer AXF is now preparing to buy […]

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Another environmental disaster for Australia’s world class mining industry — Papua New Guinea Mine Watch

Pump crews work at abandoned silver mine to keep toxic spill out of Murray-Darling Basin Mark Willacy | ABC News | 25 August 2016 Queensland Government officials have taken emergency action to stop massive mine storage ponds on the Queensland-New South Wales border discharging heavy metals into the Murray-Darling system, the ABC can reveal. Heavy […]

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Another MCC ‘tonnes of toxic chemical’ spill

Yet another toxic chemical spill has taken place at this Chinese-owned Ramu Nickel Mine in Madang Province and yet the Chinese at the mine tell the people ‘IT’S OK’. The biggest pipe at the acid pl…

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