Sustainability

UNSW Sydney will operate as a sustainable 'city'

07 June, 2019

UNSW Sydney has launched a three-year strategy to deepen its commitment to environmental sustainability.


PFAS sorbent tackles contaminated water

07 June, 2019

Researchers from Flinders University and UniSA have developed an absorbent polymer that can safely and cost-effectively remove toxic PFAS from contaminated water.


Danish e-mobility network charges ahead

04 June, 2019

Emissions-free transport in Scandinavia has received a boost following the opening of a flagship ultra-fast electric vehicle charging station in Fredericia, Denmark.


Prepare for an energy revolution, Australia

04 June, 2019

Australia's energy mix is expected to undergo radical change. This will be explored at the 2019 Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition.


Construction industry must get sustainable, or pay the price

01 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Arcadis Pty Ltd

With a growing world population, increased urbanisation and the effects of climate change being felt throughout the world, the demand for sustainable buildings is gaining momentum.


Who's responsible for environment in ScoMo's new ministry?

29 May, 2019

Following the 2019 federal election, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has appointed his new ministry.


On a mission for green space

27 May, 2019

202020 Vision is touring Australia to foster collaboration between councils and communities in a bid to achieve more green spaces in our cities.


NZ waste company acheives emissions-reduction certification

24 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Waste Management NZ Limited

Waste Management in NZ has achieved CEMARS certification for managing and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.


Six Green Stars for Sydney's Green Square

23 May, 2019

Sydney's Green Square has been awarded the highest possible Green Star community rating for the sustainable planning, design and construction of the project.


Timor-Leste adopts Aussie tech to go plastics neutral

20 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Licella Holdings

Timor-Leste has signed an agreement with Mura for a US$40 million chemical recycling plant that will help to establish a circular economy for plastic waste.


Recycled paper may not be best for planet, says study

17 May, 2019

A Swedish study has revealed that paper from fresh fibres has a lower environmental impact than paper from recycled fibres in certain situations.


Marine plastic is impairing oxygen-producing bacteria

16 May, 2019

A study published in Communications Biology has revealed that the marine bacteria producing 10% of our oxygen supply is under threat from plastic pollution.


Researchers closer to affordable green hydrogen

16 May, 2019

A Monash study has identified a water-splitting technology that could make stable, affordable, green hydrogen production a reality.


Could flying cars be the answer to sustainable mobility?

16 May, 2019

Flying cars prototypes are being developed and could play a niche role in sustainable mobility for longer trips as part of a ride-share taxi service, according to a study.


Goodbye batteries, hello brick building

13 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Energy Vault

A new technology involving a modified construction crane, an electric motor and 35-tonne bricks is providing long-duration energy storage.


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