Sustainability > Carbon management

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.

Recycled paper may not be best for planet, says study

17 May, 2019

A Swedish study has revealed that paper from fresh fibres has a lower environmental impact than paper from recycled fibres in certain situations.

Researchers to test behaviour of stored CO2

15 February, 2019

Drilling, coring and wireline logging operations have commenced on a new carbon capture and storage (CCS) project.

In a carbon-neutral future, everybody wins

14 February, 2019 by Steve Nicholson, Director of Sustainability

Governments and businesses must start acting now in order to reduce and offset the greenhouse gas output they create.

The Commons coworking spaces now officially carbon neutral

06 February, 2019

All 11,000 m2 of office space owned by coworking operator The Commons is now powered by 100% renewable energy, and officially carbon neutral as a result.

'Carbon labels' could influence our food choices

18 December, 2018

Shoppers underestimate the difference their food choices can make to climate change, but they'll favour items with a lower carbon footprint if such information is on the label.

UNSW's carbon tax plan returns revenue to voters

21 November, 2018

The revenue generated would be returned to all adult Australian citizens, who would potentially see a tax-free payment of approximately $1300 each per annum.

Low Carbon Living CRC set to meet emissions reduction target

19 November, 2018

The CRC for Low Carbon Living is on track to meet its founding goal of 10 megatonnes cumulative reduction in carbon emissions by 2020.

Are property and infrastructure owners ready for the autonomous future?

15 October, 2018 by Stephen Taylor

From driverless vehicle trials and utopian visions of on-demand transport to dire news about predicted job losses, automated vehicles (AVs) are making news.

Climate action in Victoria could save billions

17 September, 2018

City of Melbourne calls on the community to have their say about taking collective action on climate change.

Unlocking the potential of digitalisation

06 September, 2018 by Carolyn Jackson

The Siemens Digitalize 2018 event in August featured many industry examples that demonstrate what could be achieved by unlocking the potential of digitalisation.

Australia's buildings must be ready for a zero carbon future

03 July, 2018

Setting stronger energy standards in the National Construction Code could, between now and 2050, reduce energy bills by up to $27 billion and deliver at least 78 million tonnes of emissions savings.

A carbon-positive roadmap for Australia's built environment

29 June, 2018

'A Carbon Positive Roadmap for the built environment' establishes the steps required for buildings and fit-outs to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

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