Sustainability > Carbon management

Sydney retrofit Grade B building ahead of the curve

30 March, 2012

Local Government Super (LGS) has announced one of its upgraded commercial properties has been awarded a 5.5 star NABERS rating (without factoring in its use of Green Power) and is now one of the lowest energy-intensity office buildings in any Australian CBD.

Lubricant to increase fuel economy

26 March, 2012

TP Star range of multifunctional lubricants is designed primarily for the lubrication of earthmoving, mining and quarry machinery. The result of over 10 years of development, the products are designed to increase fuel economy and reduce CO2 emissions.

Epicor Carbon Connect software solution

21 March, 2012

Epicor Carbon Connect is a software solution that provides organisations with transparent auditable control and reports of resources consumed and expended by an organisation - including energy, water, waste, transport, carbon and natural gas.

Reducing carbon pollution at the core of new study

15 February, 2012

Curtin University researchers have been awarded a $1.4 million grant to independently assess the injection capacity of carbon dioxide (CO2) at selected sites, to assist local communities, industry and government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Polyden Folien Cardia Biohybrid sustainable packaging films

31 January, 2012

Polyden Folien has launched a range of sustainable packaging films made with Cardia Biohybrid technology that meet the highest packaging performance standards.

Carbon dioxide ‘is driving fish crazy’

31 January, 2012

Rising human carbon dioxide emissions may be affecting the brains and central nervous systems of sea fishes with serious consequences for their survival, an international scientific team has found.

White roofs to make for cooler Melbourne buildings

25 January, 2012

Research launched by the City of Melbourne and University of Melbourne will give building owners across Melbourne access to information that can help their buildings absorb less heat and stay cooler during hot days. The research assesses the benefits of white roofs.

Act now to manage carbon tax costs

22 November, 2011

With the carbon tax legislation kicking in next July, businesses wanting to pass on carbon costs are being urged to review their contractual rights and obligations now to ensure they are not left carrying an unacceptable share of the cost burden.

Carbon tax legislation passed by the Senate

08 November, 2011

The Gillard Labor Government will provide support for jobs, competitiveness and innovation in Australian manufacturing as it moves to the low-carbon global economy of the future, as well as extra tax relief for small business.

Study finds carbon capture and storage a competitive tool

02 November, 2011

A study by the Global CCS Institute has found that carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a competitive power sector emissions abatement tool when compared to other low-carbon technologies.

Campaign aims to help SMEs profit from carbon tax

26 October, 2011

Climate Friendly has launched the ‘Mainstreaming Green: by business, for business’ campaign to help SMEs understand and take full advantage of the carbon price policy.

Rebuilding a city with sustainable transport choices

24 October, 2011 by Kristen MacAskill*

Christchurch in New Zealand is planning to rebuild after the devastating earthquakes that hit the city earlier this year. The Christchurch City Council’s draft Central City Plan (dCCP), released in New Zealand in August, offers a timely case for discussion. This plan outlines a vision for rebuilding the city and while it covers a broad range of aspects for redevelopment, this article reflects on the future of transport in the city.

The perfect storm

24 October, 2011

Rising energy bills, carbon pricing, and increasing regulation and reporting requirements are challenging business leaders to be more sustainable and accountable at a time of stress and volatility on global markets.

Global business leaders issue urgent call to action on climate change

21 October, 2011

Governments warned: window to limit global warming closing.

Australia and EU committed to low-carbon future

06 September, 2011

The Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Greg Combet, has met with his European counterpart to discuss developments in the global carbon market.

  • All content Copyright © 2023 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd