A report from ICLEI â€“ Local Governments for Sustainability â€“ Oceania (ICLEI Oceania) and the Building Commission highlights nine key pathways for local government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through sustainable buildings.
The Banksia Environmental Foundation has announced its Prime Ministerâ€™s Environmentalist of the Year finalists for the annual Banksia Awards 2007.
CSIRO and the Australian Greenhouse Office (AGO) have signed a two-year funding agreement for collaboration between CSIRO statisticians and the Institute of Atmospheric Physics of the Chinese Academy of Science.
Warrnambool Cheese and Butter has received a $990,000 grant from the Sustainability Fund, a Victorian government initiative managed by Sustainability Victoria, for its salt and water reduction and re-use strategy.
Among the exciting line up of graduate student work to be exhibited at the Society for Responsible Design ChangeX 2007 exhibition, will be a number of eco-friendly designs including an environmentally sound shower system for the homeless, a system for upgrading storm water for local use and a combined system for domestic grey water recycling that also monitors water saving.
Five leading South Australian water industry businesses and one committed individual were recognised at the 2007 Water Industry Alliance Awards.
Web hosting company, ilisys has claimed that it is the first web hosting company of its kind to achieve carbon neutrality in Australia
Dr Garry Smith, formerly director and professor of environmental management at the Institute of Environmental Studies UNSW, has been appointed as a principal risk assessment consultant at HLA-Envirosciences.
A CSIRO technology called VAMCAT (Ventilation Air Methane Catalytic Turbine) is poised to take a sizeable bite out of methane emissions with a greenhouse effect equivalent to more than 237 million tonnes of carbon dioxide
Companies from Hong Kong and all over the world exhibited at Eco Expo Asia, an environmental protection trade fair organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (TDC) and Messe Frankfurt. The expo was held in October at AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong.
Randwick residents will be able to convert their home electricity supply, at no extra cost, to â€˜green powerâ€™ accredited electricity generated from renewable sources such as wind turbines and low-impact hydro.
This month, New Zealandâ€™s top sustainable businesses will be gathering together in Auckland to celebrate their achievements, including energy efficiency programs, recycling, product innovation, involvement in the community and staff led initiatives.