Sustainability > Carbon management

Oil and gas body targets a nuclear future

15 August, 2007

Nuclear power could be as cheap as coal if the cost of carbon capture and storage is considered, according to Professor Peter Johnston, head of physics at RMIT and panel member of the 2006 federal government review into the nuclear industry.

Emissions trading and what it means for Australian businesses

25 July, 2007 by Carolyn Jackson, Editor

The federal government's long awaited plan on emissions trading was recently announced, with an increase on spending by $627million

Takeoff of carbon offset scheme praised

15 June, 2007

The launch of Pacific Blue NZ’s Carbon Offset scheme for customers is yet another step in the nation’s drive towards carbon neutrality, according to government Ministers David Benson-Pope and David Parker.

Carbon neutral web host

29 May, 2007

Web hosting company, ilisys has claimed that it is the first web hosting company of its kind to achieve carbon neutrality in Australia

The rise and fall of carbon trading

22 September, 2006 by Carolyn Jackson, Editor

A fractured state proposal to introduce a carbon trading scheme had support from environmental groups, but has failed to find backing from the federal government

'No guilt' over greenhouse

11 May, 2005

The Kyoto Protocol came into force on 16 February 2005. It demands a 5.2% cut in greenhouse gas emissions from the industrialised world by 2012.

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