Dr John Church of CSIRO has been awarded the 2007 University of New South Wales Eureka Prize for Scientific Research.
The Ethos Foundation and Green Cross Australia are presenting a one-day â€˜Leading for the Futureâ€™ roundtable on climate change at Queensland Parliament House on Wednesday 29 August.
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.
An Australian-owned and run water technology provider has completed its third major acquisition in 18 months and has also found a private equity partner to enable further expansion.
Australiaâ€™s International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management (ICE WaRM) has launched an important initiative to help tackle the water crisis head-on â€“ a post-graduate program to train the new leaders who will spearhead the management of our scarce water resources.
The Gippsland region of Victoria is embarking on a new era in water sustainability with construction underway on the Gippsland Water Factory project.
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research has been awarded close to $1.7 million of Foundation for Research, Science and Technology funding for nearly four years of research on the economics of climate change and its impact on New Zealand.
The federal government's long awaited plan on emissions trading was recently announced, with an increase on spending by $627million
Waste from the Sydney Entertainment Centre will get a new lease of life and reduce the centreâ€™s impact on climate change.
The Federal Government has announced it will increase spending on combating greenhouse gas emissions by $627 million.
The nationâ€™s first Climate Change legislation has become law. The Climate Change and Greenhouse Emissions Reduction Act 2007 makes South Australia the first place in Australia to legislate targets to reduce greenhouse emissions.
Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) has provided local governments in Queensland with a practical guide for meeting the challenges of climate change.
The realities and exciting opportunities around trading in a sustainable New Zealand were on the agenda as the government engaged with business and industry, according to Environment Minister David Benson-Pope.
Australiaâ€™s sea levels will rise by several metres by the end of the century due to rapidly increasing greenhouse gas concentrations, according to research from a group of international scientists.
An international research team, including three CSIRO scientists, has thrown new light on the way that carbon dioxide produced by industrial activities in the Northern Hemisphere is absorbed by vegetation across the globe, particularly in tropical regions.