A lot of people, we’re told, are “going bush”. They’re moving to the regions or other cities to avoid the impact of the pandemic. But what will the new place be like as climate change progresses? And is it any better or worse than where they’ve moved from? This extensive report brings the climate story right to our front doorsteps.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT: If you want to build a house or building in certain Victorian locations, you will soon be obliged to meet mandatory net zero targets, thanks to the dedicated work of an alliance of councils in the state.
The Festival of Urbanism is now in its eighth year. Happening online as a series of events between 13-24 September, this year’s festival program involves more than 85 speakers across more than 21 panel discussions, podcasts, and film screenings. The festival theme of “endangered” urbanism recognises the profound threats facing cities and regions in Australia […]
Here’s a political movement that looks like trouble for climate action and no it’s not only the anti vaxxers
As preparations start for yet another so called “freedom rally” to oppose lock down we wonder if Covid is the only thing driving the protesters. Nope… as you might have suspected there are other tensions and influences afoot and after Covid they could well turn their sights to anti climate action.
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Infrastructure Australia’s new roadmap includes a wide range of calls to action on sustainability, but without government action remains an exercise in “wouldn’t it be nice”.