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What Can Governments do to Foster Sustainable Construction?
Green
Friday June 15 2018

What Can Governments do to Foster Sustainable Construction?

Back in 2007, Australia had a broad consensus about dealing with climate change and establishing an emissions trading scheme and carbon price. Fast forward several years...

Changing Attitudes to Low Carbon Living: Who Leads?
Environment
Wednesday June 21 2017

Changing Attitudes to Low Carbon Living: Who Leads?

The City of Sydney’s April 2017 newsletter, letter box dropped to its local community and published online, speaks volumes about changing attitudes to low carbon living...

Can We Reach the Global Goal of Net Zero Emissions by 2050?
Environment
Thursday April 27 2017

Can We Reach the Global Goal of Net Zero Emissions by 2050?

An ambitious global target could see buildings reach a net zero emissions standard by the year 2050, but is this goal realistic?

The Spiralling Carbon Emissions We’re All Guilty of
Energy
Friday March 24 2017

The Spiralling Carbon Emissions We’re All Guilty of

When we think of carbon emissions we tend to think of dirty emissions from car and truck exhausts or belching smokestacks of coal fired power stations.

Upgrading Building Performance at Museums Victoria
Green
Thursday March 23 2017

Upgrading Building Performance at Museums Victoria

Thanks partly to green building certification systems such as Green Star, LEED, and BREEAM, increasing the sustainability of the built environment has become a prominent goal...

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...

Have Your Say on the Evolution of Green Star
Green
Wednesday December 7 2016

Have Your Say on the Evolution of Green Star

The latest updates to Green Star promise to accelerate action on climate change, incentivise new industries and encourage market leaders to push the innovation envelope.

NSW Leading the Pack on Emissions Action
Environment
Monday November 28 2016

NSW Leading the Pack on Emissions Action

The rivalry between NSW and the rest of Australia is nothing new.

Australia a ‘No-Show’ on Historic Paris Climate Deal
Environment
Thursday October 6 2016

Australia a ‘No-Show’ on Historic Paris Climate Deal

Australia has missed out on being part of the historical moment when the globe's first legally binding deal on climate change is propelled into force.

Urban Planning
Mar 15 2018
"Big Australia’’ Programs Lacked Planning Perspective

University of Melbourne researchers have discovered how to retrofit homes to be more energy efficient, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and cutting electricity bills significantly.

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Mining
Jan 24 2018
Chevron LNG project facing emissions row

The WA Opposition claims the state government is risking investors' dollars with an environmental review into greenhouse gas emissions from the multi-billion dollar Wheatstone natural gas...

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