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.
Taking action on climate change presents a huge opportunity to make society wealthier, healthier, and happier; but a failure by Australian politicians to lead on climate is costing the country, said experts at a recent event in Sydney.
Rapidly changing carbon markets can increase a company's investment risks, or spotlight on emerging opportunities. A new tool helps companies make sense of these shifts, so they can continue to grow their business.
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Australia's lack of progress on energy policy stands in contrast to China’s commitment to accelerating decarbonisation. University of Melbourne's Peter Christoff examines China's rise and what this means for the land Down Under.
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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.
Will Singapore's new carbon tax make power producers invest more in energy efficient assets, or will it result in higher electricity prices for consumers? NTU's Sanjay C. Kuttan outlines ways to make this work.
There's no telling how strict national regulations on greenhouse gas emissions will be in the future, but it might be less costly for the electricity industry—and the environment—if they invested in carbon-free electricity now, says MIT's Jennifer Morris.
Capital markets are punishing companies that are trying to do good today, but it’s the capital markets that will inevitably be the ones to suffer, writes Sindicatum Sustainable Resources’ CEO Assaad Razzouk.
start2see and Build21c have undertaken a detailed analysis of all the significant greenhouse gas emission sources related to building (the structure of) a house. By breaking down emissions per material, ...