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Tom Arup is the environment editor for The Age.
Tom Arup, Environment Editor A $50 million wind farm north-west of Bendigo has been given the go-ahead – with backing from the Australian Capital Territory.
Tom Arup Australian Industry Group has warned that continuing to buy carbon cuts beyond 2020 would require "very substantial" budget commitments.
Tom Arup, Environment Editor Climate change by the year 2100 is unlikely to be mitigated by a recent hiatus in temperature rises, according to Australian scientists.
Tom Arup and Lisa Cox Projects to cut greenhouse gas emissions will receive $660 million in taxpayer dollars under the first auctions of the Abbott government's direct action climate plan.
Tom Arup Logging should end in Victorian central highlands forests to save the state's disappearing animal emblem, the Leadbeater's possum, say the federal government's key scientific advisers on threatened...
Tom Arup Australia needs to set much more ambitious targets if it wants to keep up with other nations on climate change policy.
Tom Arup and Lisa Cox Farmers and landfill owners are expected to dominate the first auctions under the Abbott government's much criticised $2.55 billion plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions, which will be held this week.
Jason Dowling and Tom Arup School buildings and hospitals could be upgraded to save power and reduce emissions under a potential bid from Victoria for a slice of the Abbott government's multibillion-dollar climate-change fund.
Tom Arup The issue of whether wind turbines cause health problems has been raised again.
Tom Arup When world leaders sit down in New York overnight to discuss climate change it is unlikely Australia will be actively trying to scupper the talks.
Tom Arup and Lisa Cox Confidence is growing that a workable deal could be salvaged on Australia's renewable energy target with suggestions the Abbott government will give ground amid a backlash from industry and backbench...
Tom Arup A draft deal to hand over national environmental approval powers for new mines, ports and other major projects to the states has been signed between the federal and Victorian governments.
Lisa Cox and Tom Arup The Greens will move to ban offshore dumping in the Great Barrier Reef, including for dredge sludge from the controversial coal port expansion at Abbot Point.
Tom Arup, Environment Editor Every coal mine and power plant in the country should have consistent pollution monitoring to study whether those who live nearby are suffering adverse health impacts, two former Australian of the...
Tom Arup Approval to dump millions of tonnes of dredging sludge on land, rather than in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef, will be sought by the companies wanting to expand a coal port next to the world...
Tom Arup A massive Chinese company that received a $25 million government grant to turn Latrobe Valley brown coal into briquettes is looking at selling the resource back to Victoria's power plants.
Tom Arup A dramatic slowing in the growth of China’s coal use has brought the world within reach of keeping global warming to relatively safe levels, climate policy expert Ross Garnaut says.
Tom Arup, Environment Editor A campaign to make the Wellsford State Forest part of the nearby Greater Bendigo National Park has bumped along for years but has ramped up again as the 2014 state election nears.
Tom Arup and Lisa Cox The outlook for the Great Barrier Reef looks grim, with many of the threats to its environmental health worsening over the past five years and expected to deteriorate further as climate change...
Tom Arup A mysterious surge in the trade winds that blow across the Pacific Ocean – one of the causes of a recent slow down in global temperature rises – is actually the result of the warming of...