Environment and Climate Change – EPA and Robbins Island

Dr WOODRUFF – Thank you, Chair. Minister, some RTI documents into the Robbins Island Wind Farm proposals – correspondence between the EPA, UPC Development Company and the federal Department of Environment – show that the EPA has effectively verballed the proponent by helping them to jump through hurdles to getContinue Reading

Sordid politics of environment and big money – The Island

Those genuinely keen on protecting the environment should without further delay launch a project to protect rain forests. The ongoing power cuts have underscored Sri Lanka’s dependence on hydropower. The continuing destruction of forest cover can cause irreparable damage to the country’s hydro power generation capacity, thereby causing a catastrophicContinue Reading