Sustainability > Carbon management

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.

Mineral carbonation plant opens at University of Newcastle

31 August, 2017

Mineral Carbonation International (MCi) has unveiled a semicontinuous research pilot plant at the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources, showcasing cutting-edge technology that could see CO2 emissions used as a valuable resource that can be transformed into building products.

The benefits of carbon sequestration in soil

23 June, 2017

An international team of soil experts says carbon sequestration in soil has the potential to enhance food security and mitigate climate change.

Through the eagle's eye

15 March, 2017 by Khory Hancock (Environmental Scientist)

Khory Hancock takes a bird's-eye look at the environmental issues facing the world and explains what we can do.

Innovation beyond the ISO standard

13 December, 2016

Engineers must look beyond ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation) standards when developing and implementing industrial solutions, says SMC Pneumatics, a leading manufacturer of pneumatic control devices.

YHA New Zealand becomes carboNZero certified

24 November, 2016

YHA New Zealand has become the first accommodation network in the world to become carboNZeroCert certified, representing three years' worth of measuring, reducing and offsetting greenhouse gas emissions for the company.

University of Wollongong joins Low Carbon Living CRC

14 November, 2016

The University of Wollongong's Sustainable Buildings Research Centre will become a research participant in the Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living.

Renewably sourced soap with reduced chemical usage

28 October, 2016

A team of researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, has invented a new soap molecule made from renewable sources that could reduce the number of chemicals in cleaning products and their impact on the environment.

Climate Action Tool launched

06 October, 2016

World Bank, AECOM and C40 Cities have launched a Climate Action Tool.

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