Funding is now available for water- and energy-savings projects in public or education facilities through the NSW governmentâ€™s Climate Change Fund.
Peter Garrett has confirmed that he will move to phase out plastic check-out bags “by the end of the year” — if necessary with a legislative ban. The move follows an announcement by the Chinese government that it will ban the giving away of free plastic bags by June.
Premier Morris Iemma announced the NSW government will invest $70 million on two programs to reduce water and energy consumption, and drive down greenhouse gas emissions.
Three organisations have announced that they will work together to promote their greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting and reporting standards.
On his first day in office after being sworn in as Australia's 26th Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd signed the Kyoto Protocol, which is considered to be the most far-reaching agreement on environment and sustainable development ever to be adopted
Sydney will benefit from an environmental rating system for new residential and commercial development. It hopes to achieve significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, water use and waste going to land fill.
Global warming is set to reverse decades of social and economic progress across Asia and the Pacific, home to more than four billion people or 60% of the world's population, according to a multi-agency report called Up in Smoke: Asia and the Pacific.
Scientists will have access to the latest in climate change technology to investigate future atmospheric conditions and their impact on plant crops, after the official opening in November of a $3.7 million climate change research facility in Horsham, Victoria.
An ISO standard will help to ensure that urbanisation, which is a global trend, develops in an environmentally friendly manner.
The distinctive shade of AAMI red could soon take on a green hue as the insurer unveils its environmental management practices, in the company’s Corporate Transparency Report.
EcoNova has been awarded a grant by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop and implement sustainable projects that contribute to Australia’s diminishing water supply.
The expression 'going green' might sound like a gimmick, but businesses across the globe are increasingly finding that it makes good commercial sense to adopt the use of green products and practices in the workplace
In 2007, words such as greenhouse gas emissions, carbon footprint and emissions trading schemes have snuck into the mainstream vocabulary of everyday Australians. But many people are still not sure what these words actually mean
'Metroplex at Westgate' is a $1 billion business park project in Brisbane's western corridor, with a triple-bottom-line sustainability agenda
The Sustainable Built Environments 2007 conference will explore the latest theories on green buildings and sustainability, and how they are being put into practice.