Australia is among the worst of the affluent countries on resource use, waste production, greenhouse gases and obesity. Still feeling lucky?
Entries have opened for the $US4 million Future Energy Prize – a UAE-based international competition designed to reward innovators across business, schools and NGOs in renewable energy and sustainability.
A new project has assembled 80 visions of a better future from some of the world’s leading environmental thinkers, to reframe the conversation on climate.
Australian houses are also among the largest in the OECD, but is bigger really better?
Sustainability is possible over the next century, but only if we control climate change.
Like a snake eating its own tail, our growth-orientated civilisation suffers from the delusion that there are no environmental limits to growth.
Next year will be critical in environmental diplomacy. Apart from climate change negotiations, governments will set sustainable development goals focusing on poverty, hunger, inequality and environmental damage.
Australia’s ‘green building revolution’ appears to be restricted to the big cities, everywhere else the pace is much slower.