Energy > Emission control

Rewiring Australia weighs in on nuclear proposal

01 July, 2024

The advocacy group has urged Australia to "double down on electrification".


Govt grants: driving down industrial decarbonisation 

28 June, 2024

ARENA is providing a total of $1.98 million in grants directly to 10 businesses that are looking to contribute to Australia's emissions reduction targets.


A touch of sugar could help upcycle carbon dioxide into fuels

06 May, 2024

A new catalyst made from table sugar could have the power to upcycle carbon dioxide (CO2) gas into valuable chemicals.


New standard paves way for cleaner, cheaper transport

15 February, 2024

With transport the largest source of Australia's emissions after energy, the government's proposed New Vehicle Efficiency Standard has been welcomed by the Climate Council.


NZ environmental lawsuit could break new ground

12 February, 2024

New Zealand's Supreme Court has unanimously given the go-ahead to a case brought by Iwi leader Michael Smith against seven of the country's biggest polluters.


CSIRO and Swinburne form green steel partnership

02 February, 2024

The 'Sustainable Mineral Processing and Green Steel Program' aims to address key net zero challenges for the mineral resources industry.


Digitising Australia's buildings is key to tackling net zero

01 February, 2024

Businesses around the world are continuing to focus on net zero, and building construction and operations are areas where Australia can make significant contributions.


Sustainability hub launched by TCS and Macquarie University

24 January, 2024

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Macquarie University have partnered to launch the TCS GoZero Hub for research and innovation.


Energy roadmap for the next 20 years

22 January, 2024

AEMO has released its Draft 2024 Integrated Systems Plan, which calls for the urgent building of large-scale renewable projects and transmission lines.


UN report: current climate efforts not enough

23 November, 2023 by UN Environment Programme (UNEP)

The latest Emissions Gap Report from UNEP found that the world is on track for a 2.5–2.9°C temperature rise above pre-industrial levels this century.


Siemens and Swinburne partner for net zero

17 November, 2023

Siemens Australia and Swinburne University of Technology have collaborated in a cross-country project designed to explore the role of AI in achieving net zero.


AusNet committed to reducing emissions

18 October, 2023

Australian energy group AusNet has committed to an interim Scope 1 and 2 CO2-e emissions reduction target of 50% by 2030 and a goal of net zero by 2045.


Australia's industries get behind decarbonisation, but urgent action is needed

12 October, 2023

National research demonstrates that businesses recognise the importance of net zero emissions but indicates companies are not acting quickly enough to address the challenge.


Designing Tomorrow's Infrastructure Today: Circular Economy and BIM Collaboration

11 October, 2023 by Linda Nordin – Circular Economy Specialist, Senior Associate Engineer, Waste & Resource Recovery, SMEC and John Callahan – Digital Engineering Practice Lead, SMEC

The construction industry plays a considerable role in global energy consumption and energy-related carbon emissions, attributed to the manufacture of building materials and products.


Continuous Emissions Monitoring: A Crucial Tool for Corporate Sustainability and Regulatory Compliance

01 October, 2023

With environmental concerns front and centre, corporations face increasing pressure to reduce their carbon footprint and meet stringent government regulations.


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