Sustainability > Carbon management

Tracking the banks' commitments to net zero

13 November, 2019

The nation's 20 largest banks are taking steps to reduce emissions from their operations and investments, but activity is ad hoc and not fully aligned with the Paris Agreement.


Property sector aligning with Paris Agreement

08 October, 2019

A report reveals that almost half of Australia's largest listed property companies have committed to greenhouse gas emissions reductions in close alignment with the Paris Climate Agreement.


The carbon conversion research inspired by leaves breathing

02 October, 2019

Drawing inspiration from plants, researchers are developing a carbon capture method that converts and recycles CO2 into raw materials that can be used to create fuels and chemicals.


Additions to WorldGBC Net Zero Carbon Commitment

30 September, 2019

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Monash University, Multiplex and the City of Melbourne are the latest signatories to pledge themselves to the World Green Building Council's Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment.


Calling cleantech industry to NCTCE2020

11 September, 2019

The 2020 National Cleantech Conference & Exhibition (NCTCE) invites cleantech industry members to submit ideas for inclusion in the program.


Anti-burp seaweed could cut GHGs by 10%

16 August, 2019

Researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast are studying a type of seaweed that stops cows from expelling methane.


CEFC green investment targets shopping centre efficiency

12 August, 2019

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has invested $30 million in a green bond to reduce shopping centre GHG emissions by more than 35%.


UN climate change report: land clearing and farming contribute a third of the world's greenhouse gases

09 August, 2019 by Mark Howden*

A report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has found there is no way to keep global warming under 2℃ without significant reductions in land sector emissions.


Copper–silver combo efficiently converts CO2

05 August, 2019

A team of researchers has used a series of catalytic reactions to reduce CO2 to methane.


Can distributed ledgers technologies help you decarbonise your business?

26 July, 2019 by Jack Krutak*

Jack Krutak explains how digital ledger technology can provide transparency and sustainability for businesses.


Cattle co puts carbon-neutral beef on the menu

25 July, 2019

The North Australian Pastoral Company has launched Five Founders, a carbon-neutral beef product officially accredited by Australian Government criteria.


Electrifying the Port of Long Beach

23 July, 2019

Tritium and Stäubli Electrical Connectors will supply and install high-power chargers for SSA Marine at the US Port of Long Beach to power its fleet of EV terminal tractors.


Global commission targets energy efficiency

12 July, 2019

The Commission for Urgent Action on Energy Efficiency has been formed by the International Energy Agency to accelerate the transition to clean energy via stronger policy action.


Sydney trials concrete made from industrial waste

18 June, 2019

The City of Sydney is trialling concrete made from industrial waste, replacing a 30 m section of road along an inner-city street in Alexandria.


NZ waste company acheives emissions-reduction certification

24 May, 2019

Waste Management in NZ has achieved CEMARS certification for managing and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.


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