Australia has pledged to cut its greenhouse gas emissions significantly by 2030. A five-fold increase in the share of renewables in its energy mix by then is the cheapest way to meet this goal, new research has found.
This year's results from the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) show that a record number of real estate firms are reporting sustainability performance, and are faring better on energy, water, and waste indicators.
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The tumbling prices of solar technology has helped to kick-start the clean energy revolution, but it's not the silver bullet to solving climate change. Jatin Nathwani from the University of Waterloo explains why.
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It's time to rely on ourselves to deal with the climate crisis—not by purchasing more offsets to become carbon neutral, but to imagine and design more restorative, carbon positive spaces, says Aurecon's Amanda Bryan.
Implementing the SDGs will require people who have skills such as systems thinking and integrated problem solving—and universities are perfectly positioned to help. Here's a practical guide for universities to get started on the Goals.
Hurricane Harvey isn't a "natural disaster" because disasters are not natural, says University College London researcher Ilan Kelman. Rather, they are the result of social and political forces which shape people's vulnerability to events.
This year the Sustainable Business Australia 'Smart Business in Action' (SBiA) Summits convened more than 175 sustainability leaders across Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne to hear speakers talk on business and ...