Sustainability > Carbon management

Embodied carbon in buildings: a new frontier in greenhouse gas reduction

01 September, 2023

How we reduce CO2 emissions in the built environment is changing — with focus moving from energy efficiency to reducing embodied carbon, according to UNSW's Philip Oldfield.

Sustainable engineering: a 'triple win' for businesses, stakeholders and the planet

15 August, 2023 by Alexey Lebedev, Vice President – Pacific, AVEVA

The pathway to achieving net zero emissions by 2050 is narrow: it will require unprecedented transformation of the industrial sector.

IPCC chairman rebukes exaggerated climate alarm

07 August, 2023

GWPF has welcomed the rebuke of exaggerated climate hype and alarm by Professor Jim Skea, the chairman of the IPCC.

Ammonium phosphate (fertiliser) production

02 August, 2023

Mono-ammonium and di-ammonium phosphate (MAP, DAP) are produced from the reaction of ammonia and phosphoric acid.

Sustainable air conditioning inspired by termites

11 July, 2023

Termites use complex climate control mechanisms in their mounds that could be imitated to create air conditioning with a reduced carbon footprint.

Making vinegar from excess carbon dioxide could reduce emissions

29 May, 2023

Monash University's chemical engineers have developed an industrial process to produce acetic acid that uses the excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

The effects of the Black Summer bushfires on the ozone layer

20 March, 2023

Wildfire smoke promotes chemical reactions that contribute to the destruction of stratospheric ozone, a paper in Nature has suggested.

Accelerating Scope 3 decarbonisation

17 March, 2023

Schneider Electric has partnered with Avarni to leverage AI-enabled technology to accelerate decarbonisation across the value chain.

Rockwell Automation and UniMelb unveil collaboration

28 July, 2022

The two organisations will be working together to help Australian industry decrease its carbon levels through the use of digital tools.

Eat local food to fight climate change

21 June, 2022

A study has found that eating locally produced food could reduce the carbon emissions from food production.

Sustainable cities are constantly evolving

16 June, 2022 by Stephen Taylor, Australian Cities Director, Arcadis

Sustainable cities are a complex mix of different factors and all the levers need to be pulled to compete on the world stage as one of the best places in the world to live.

ExpandOS protective void fill packaging

14 June, 2022

ExpandOS is a protective void fill that is fully certified biodegradable, compostable and also holds SFI certification in the US.

Australian exports could face fees if climate tax not enacted

07 June, 2022

Australian exports may be at risk of substantial fees if the country does not implement a carbon trading scheme, suggests a new paper.

MMF VM25 handheld vibration meter

01 June, 2022

The VM25 portable handheld vibration meter from MMF measures acceleration, velocity and displacement.

Sustainable construction: Webuild at Forrestfield-Airport Link

16 May, 2022

How Webuild's building practices have made Perth's newest rail line a sustainable construction site.

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