Highly efficient, clean and safe nuclear power has for decades been the energy of the future – and despite promising breakthroughs it will remain such for at least the next few decades to come.
Recommendations by industry experts to incorporate a capacity mechanism into Australia’s renewable energy transition could leave the door open for the continued existence of coal-fired power plants.
A landmark ruling by the NSW Land and Environment Court will require the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) to take action on greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.
EXPLAINER: When the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its Code Red report a few weeks ago the message finally started to seep through that we needed to harness all available skills, resources and technologies to turn the tide. A paper released by EY on Digital Twin earlier this year carried some engaging possibilities to […]
The Clean Energy Investor Group (CEIG), which represents 18 local and international investment firms, has released a list of suggestions it says could attract new capital and save $7 billion from Australia’s clean energy transition over the next 20 years.
Energy management and sustainability consultancy DeltaQ is looking for a graduate engineering consultant.
Queensland will build 16 of its own electric buses under a $15.6 million deal with local manufacturer, BusTech, and Keolis Downer which owns and operates a number of public transport services across the state. Once complete the buses will depart from Queensland’s first 100 per cent electric bus depot powered by renewable energy, located in […]
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A note from the editor – Posted this week is a piece of fiction, called Don’t Follow the Leader, crafted by our UK writer David Thorpe. David’s been filing for us from the other side of the planet since just before our big event on green finance in London in 2015. See the ebook here. […]
It’s World Water Week and time to examine Australia’s resilience in the face of increasing disasters.
A study into the digitalisation of NSW’s apartment construction industry has found most organisations failing to take advantage of the opportunities new technologies present in improving safety, efficiency and sustainability.
BlackRock invests in future of Aussie EV industry, Greater Sydney Commission announces new appointments, and plenty more job movements
Recently announced changes allowing networks to charge solar users for exporting power to the grid have been criticised as an “empty victory” for the consumer groups who championed them. And It’s not just solar advocates taking issue.
Like a cat on a hot tin roof, the NSW government has finally responded to the pressing issues of urban heat islands and energy efficiency by prohibiting dark coloured roofs on new developments in the suburb of Wilton.
A short story by David Thorpe on the fate of the Titanic, those who tried to save it, and the ones with the power to do so.
Should we take government’s word for what they’re planning in the new Parramatta Powerhouse? Any good gambler will tell you to look at past form instead.
ANALYSIS: Victoria has leapt out in front on climate change. Again. This time with an infrastructure plan of action that leaves similar agencies and jurisdictions lolling in the shade.
If only architects could read clients’ minds how much easier everything would be. A new report aims to provide firms with a clearer picture of what clients really want
The government says it’s delivered a record amount of housing in the past five years, but many of us are still feeling the squeeze. Is it time to stop putting our hopes in fixing supply to solve affordability?
Tagline: Accelerate the uptake of renewable energy and lead the delivery of corporate and community energy and emissions reporting.
It may seem a given that access to green spaces during lockdown delivers tangible well-being benefits for all, but closer study suggests the correlation is not so cut and dry.
The clean energy industry needs to do more to communicate its vision for gold class, secure jobs with attractive salaries to cultivate worker confidence in the industry, according to union leader Michele O’Neill. Speaking at a Clean Energy Council event along with Dr Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest, Dr Rebecca Huntley and other experts, the president of […]
Not enough attention is being paid to embodied carbon as Australia transitions to a more sustainable built environment, industry experts have warned in the wake of a new report quantifying the impact of our “hidden emissions”.
We hear lots about the housing crisis in Australia. And the UK. And the US. We hear lots about what – apparently – each needs to do. That usually boils down to “liberalise the planning system even more” and “let the private sector build more homes”. What is missed is that, given the differences in […]
Sustainability consultancy dsquared is seeking an experienced ESD/Sustainability consultant to grow our Adelaide-based team.
Hopefully, but don’t hold your breath, this is the last iteration of the climate wars—to commit or not to commit to net zero emissions by 2050. But which also appears as entirely inadequate given our current predicament. Not sure about everyone else, but I’m still flabbergasted that every step we take toward the phasing out […]
A new Perth development is looking to shatter the belief we need big houses and instead prioritise what really matters
A weekly wrap of jobs and market chatter, including new appointments and our pick of the wanted ads.
Historically there is little love lost between the mining industry and green groups. However, the two may now have some common ground in the pursuit of better EV technology and a broader rollout across Australia.