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On what it must feel like for Murdoch to wake up and find all his carefully cultivated followers are a bunch of anti vaxxers

If you thought it was weird to feel a bit warm and fuzzy about one of our two big supermarket giants, Coles, saying nice things supporting the climate fight, and pointing out it expected its media partners to share the same values, you weren’t alone. The impetus for this was the stunning announcement early in […]

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The Festival of Urbanism is back!

EVENT PROMOTION: 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 […]

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Is waste incineration burning a hole in our sustainable future?

The Victorian state government plans for a transition to a circular economy includes a role for waste incineration as part of its waste to energy strategy. The state government’s own documents, however, do not outline risks such as over-investing in waste incineration. This article hopes to inform the best practice and policy on the path to build a circular economy in Victoria and beyond, and it explores the drawbacks and perverse incentives of waste incineration.