Powerful trends associated with low carbon economy are reframing work, business, politics and daily life.
Research that promises to halve the greenhouse gas emissions of steel-making by using heat from concentrated solar power wins 2019 AMP Amplify Ignite competition.
AEMC delays final decision on demand response mechanism but acknowledges both large and small energy users should participate in a ‘two-way’ energy market.
Lendlease says its operations at construction sites are now carbon neutral, but the bigger challenge is for building supplies, including concrete.
UNSW research shows Australia is missing opportunities for sustainable growth by failing to meet Sustainable Development Goals.
Qantas will match carbon offsets purchased by customers as part of a plan by the airline to achieve zero net emissions by 2050. But no talk of electric planes.
Industry body calls for more support to replace air conditioner “clunkers” as Victoria hails successes of energy efficiency scheme
Australia efforts on emissions are bad enough, but its attitude to energy productivity is woeful. Low targets will be missed, consumers are being hit by higher bills. Only fossil fuel interests are happy.
San Luis Obispo has voted in favour of incentivising all-electric new construction which the City Council hopes will slash climate pollution from new construction in the city.
Berkeley City Council bans gas in new residential buildings. Transport, the biggest source of GHG emissions in California, is next in line for restrictions and/or conversion to electric.