Runaway Global Warming Just Decades Away
Earth may be just decades away from a climatic tipping point that triggers runaway global warming and threatens the future of humanity, scientists have warned.
Go Green for Healthy, Rich Cities: study
Green infrastructure - from more cycle lanes to cleaner air - not only helps the environment but also boosts jobs, health and productivity, according to research.
Smart Street Furniture Will Revolutionise the Public Realm
Do you want to know if your city’s park benches or furniture are being used as a social space or for ‘rough sleeping’?
Smart Cities Move Beyond Hype into Reality
Do you want to know whether you are better off leaving for work now or in 15 minutes?
Study Raises Concerns About Lead Exposure
Environmental exposure to low levels of lead hidden in paint, soil and plumbing systems could be responsible for hundreds of premature deaths every year, an international...
Smart Cities Vital to Beat the Elements
We are over half way through summer in the southern hemisphere and whilst we have battled heat waves and bush fires, our neighbours in the north...
Living Infrastructure and Environmental Rating Systems
How can living infrastructure help you achieve environmental ratings like the WELL Building Standard, Living Building Challenge and Green Star?
Is Your Insulation Environmentally Friendly?
Most people already know the benefits of thermal insulation, but what about the environmental impacts of the actual insulation material, or how a building’s structure affects...
Australia on Track for 2020 Renewable Target
Australia is set to achieve its renewable energy target for 2020 as a jump in the uptake of large scale solar projects drives growth in renewables,...
Renewable Energy Target Won't be Extended
The renewable energy target will not be replaced with "anything" when it expires in 2020, Energy Minister Angus Taylor has confirmed.
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...
Climate Targets 'Not the Question'
Deputy Liberal leader and federal treasurer Josh Frydenberg has argued the conversation around energy policy needs to shift away from carbon emissions.
One Million Ordered to Evacuate Florence
More than one million people have fled toward higher ground in a mass evacuation ordered three days before the expected arrival of Hurricane Florence.
Victorian Gov't Beefs up Renewable Energy
New solar and wind farms will pump more than 900 megawatts of energy into Victoria's grid following the state government's reverse auction.
AGL Exits Solar Installation Business
AGL has announced it will exit its rooftop solar business, incurring a $47 million loss in the process as a result of writedowns and closure costs.
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...
Morrison Weighs up Drought-proofing Tools
A national water transport network to help farmers is one proposal Prime Minister Scott Morrison will look at to guard against future droughts.
Qld Pursuing Adani for Alleged Breaches
The Queensland government is taking legal action against Indian mining giant Adani for allegedly releasing sediment water eight times over the allowed limit into the Great...