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.
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 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.
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 has launched a range of sustainable packaging films made with Cardia Biohybrid technology that meet the highest packaging performance standards.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Governments warned: window to limit global warming closing.
The Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Greg Combet, has met with his European counterpart to discuss developments in the global carbon market.