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