Sustainability

How quickly can we decarbonise building & construction and localise supply chains?

28 September, 2021 by Monica Richter*, Senior Manager — Low Carbon Futures, WWF-Australia

WWF-Australia has been collaborating with a group of committed industry players across the building and construction supply chains to explore what can be done to help decarbonise our building and construction sectors.


Should we have an IPCC for food?

07 September, 2021

An intergovernmental body that sets Paris Agreement-style targets for global food system transformation may help both people and planet.


Advanced materials facility key to a sustainable future

03 September, 2021

The facility will enable scientists to develop the next generation of advanced materials to achieve a more sustainable future for society.


Closing the climate change ambition gap

02 September, 2021 by David Eastwood* | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

It’s time for business to take the lead where others hesitate by setting clear climate goals and ensuring they are met.


City trial solves tricky recycling woes

24 August, 2021

Sydneysiders are taking advantage of a City of Sydney pilot program to recycle tricky items and divert waste from landfill during lockdown.


Making environmental offsets appealing to winegrowers

19 August, 2021

The 'glass half full' approach to offsetting practices and technologies is demystified for rural winegrowers.


Flagging the financial risks of climate change

19 August, 2021

Edge Environment is partnering with Frontier Economics to help advise businesses on their climate-related financial risks and opportunities.


Power network reforms to help solar get on the grid

13 August, 2021

Reforms designed to inject more small-scale solar into the grid have been finalised by the Australian Energy Market Commission.


Three steps to managing transport and logistics more sustainably

11 August, 2021 by Daniel Kohut, Vice President ANZ, Blue Yonder | Supplied by: Blue Yonder

There is increasing pressure on every sector to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, but none more so than transport and logistics.


Code red for humanity: the latest IPCC report released

10 August, 2021

As the latest UN report issues a dire warning to global leaders, could a short-lived carbon tax be the answer to help avoid a climate disaster?


Veolia's ambition of Ecological Transformation supports government's decarbonisation targets

05 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Veolia Australia and New Zealand

Recent modelling* undertaken by leading environmental solutions provider Veolia has revealed that a drastic reduction in greenhouse gases is needed in Australia to achieve the federal government's emission reduction targets of 26 to 28% by 2030.


Green process extracts flavonoids from apple pomace

05 August, 2021

A 'greener' process for extracting health-promoting molecules found in agricultural and food waste has been identified by researchers.


Sustainable solution to soil decontamination

03 August, 2021 by Paul Morey — Manager of Projects | Supplied by: Lycopodium Process Industries Pty Ltd

An industrial zone in the outer south-east Melbourne suburb of Dandenong is home to a permanently located integrated waste treatment and resource recovery facility.


$5m training centre to advance clean energy transition

02 August, 2021

The University of Wollongong has been awarded $5 million in funding for an ARC Training Centre in Energy Technologies for Future Grids.


Zero emissions aquatic centre set for Melbourne's west

30 July, 2021

ARENA has announced funding to help build a zero emissions indoor leisure and aquatic centre in Melbourne's west.


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