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Australia’s Pathway to a NetZero Building Code
Green
Tuesday August 21 2018

Australia’s Pathway to a NetZero Building Code

Back in 2010, Australia had its last significant upgrade to the stringency of energy efficiency requirements in respect of both residential and commercial buildings under the...

Carbon Dioxide at Record Levels: UN
Environment
Tuesday October 31 2017

Carbon Dioxide at Record Levels: UN

The amount of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere grew at record rate in 2016 to a level not seen for millions of years, potentially fuelling...

US Still Quitting Paris Climate Deal
Environment
Wednesday September 20 2017

US Still Quitting Paris Climate Deal

US President Donald Trump's top economic adviser has told a United Nations meeting that the US is standing by its plan to abandon the Paris climate...

NatHERS Fails to Capture the Benefits of Earth Homes
Residential
Wednesday April 19 2017

NatHERS Fails to Capture the Benefits of Earth Homes

Nothing more clearly points to the failure of Australia’s residential energy efficiency policy and rating scheme than what we witnessed in the summer of 2016/17.

Climate Change Act Victoria: A Missed Opportunity for Buildings
Environment
Wednesday April 5 2017

Climate Change Act Victoria: A Missed Opportunity for Buildings

The Victorian Climate Change Act 2017 was passed in February and will come into operation this year. What does it mean for those who procure, design...

The Dirty Six: It’s Not Just About CO2
Environment
Thursday March 30 2017

The Dirty Six: It’s Not Just About CO2

We are now all aware of the danger faced in runaway climate change. The thing is, it’s not just about the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2).

Code Trajectory Will Direct Aussie Buildings Toward Climate Resiliency
Green
Tuesday March 21 2017

Code Trajectory Will Direct Aussie Buildings Toward Climate Resiliency

If you were setting out on a journey, you’d expect to know a few things before you left: your destination, your mode of transport, the best...

What’s Halting the Uptake of New Green Technologies in Construction?
Green
Thursday March 2 2017

What’s Halting the Uptake of New Green Technologies in Construction?

The latest World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report identified the global failure of climate change policy to be the greatest risk to business and society over...

Mining
Sep 27 2018
Climate Experts Call for WA Fracking Ban

The former head of the CSIRO's atmospheric research team and a former premier are among a group of more than 50 experts urging the Western Australian...

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Environment
Sep 7 2018
Climate Top Threat to Pacific: Leaders

Australia's signing of a declaration calling climate change the "single greatest threat" to the Pacific region must be followed up with real action on emissions, environmental...

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Business
13 Jul, 2015
Financial System 'Ignoring Climate Risk'

Australia's financial system is ill-prepared for the impacts of climate change, an issue ignored in the Abbott government's inquiry led by David Murray.

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