Sustainability

Cotton farmers undergo textile waste trial

27 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Cotton Australia

Cotton farmers in New South Wales and Queensland have launched phase 2 trials to identify a scalable, long-term solution to the issue of textile waste in landfill.


Melbourne developing tool to combat rising temperatures

22 March, 2023 | Supplied by: ClimaSens

The City of Melbourne will develop a tool to map heat hazards and strengthen responses to extreme heat events.


Final warning for action on climate change issued

21 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

The IPCC Climate Change 2023: Synthesis Report has issued a final warning for the 2020s to act swiftly on climate change.


The effects of the Black Summer bushfires on the ozone layer

20 March, 2023

Wildfire smoke promotes chemical reactions that contribute to the destruction of stratospheric ozone, a paper in Nature has suggested.


Urban planner forecasts the future of Aussie cities

20 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Hatch Associates Pty Limited

An award-winning urban planner provides insights into what our cities will look like over the next decade and the enhancements they will need.


Climate change threatening global coffee supply, CSIRO finds

20 March, 2023 | Supplied by: CSIRO

Research has found that global coffee production is facing major threats due to increasing and concurrent hazards fuelled by climate change.


Accelerating Scope 3 decarbonisation

17 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric has partnered with Avarni to leverage AI-enabled technology to accelerate decarbonisation across the value chain.


Government encouraged to crack down on greenwashing

08 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Australian Greens

The Greens have welcomed the ACCC's announcement to investigate businesses for greenwashing, but have called for the government to go further in this area.


UN Global Compact Network names Australian board

06 March, 2023 | Supplied by: UN Global Compact Network Australia

The UNGCNA has named ESG leaders as new appointees to the board to lead actions towards a more sustainable future.


$4.8m to help Victorian businesses design out waste

06 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Sustainability Victoria

Sustainability Victoria has called on organisations supporting the circular economy to apply for $4.8 million in funding through the Victorian Government.


This morning's coffee cup could become tomorrow's road

06 March, 2023

A Penrith suburban road is claimed to be the first in Australia to include recycled coffee cups in its construction.


UNSW Cities Institute appoints director

20 February, 2023 | Supplied by: University of New South Wales

The Central City District Commissioner for the Greater Cities Commission, Peter Poulet, has been appointed Director of the UNSW Cities Institute.


Stephen Dunne appointed Chair of Greening Australia

16 February, 2023 | Supplied by: Greening Australia

Dunne has significant experience in financial services and is also a farm owner with an investment in livestock breeding, farmland conservation and restoration.


AECOM appoints climate resilience lead

13 February, 2023 | Supplied by: Aecom Australia Pty Ltd

AECOM has announced the appointment of Kaya Wilson as climate resilience lead.


Plastic waste could be upcycled to clean up waste

08 February, 2023 | Supplied by: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Plastic waste could actually be used to improve environmental sustainability by upcycling it into high-performance porous membranes for the chemical industry.


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