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Why we’re in the midst of a green finance boom

Loans to finance low and zero-carbon projects in the built environment have traditionally been difficult to obtain, but that is changing with the rise of green banks and the spread…

Carbon impact of lighter roads not so cool

Having lighter, more reflective roads and walkways is often used as a strategy to reduce the urban heat island effect and cut energy costs, but research from the US’s Lawrence…

Explainer: why we should be turning waste into fuel

The federal government recently announced that it is giving recycling company ResourceCo a loan of A$30 million to build two waste-to-fuel plants producing “solid waste fuel”.

Vertical campuses: tall, green and the next big thing

Western Sydney University this week became part of a growing global trend of developing mixed-use, vertical campuses with solid green credentials. The $220.5 million Architectus-designed tower is one of the…

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Having lighter, more reflective roads and walkways is often used as a strategy to reduce the urban heat island effect and cut energy costs, but research from the US’s Lawrence…

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Carbon impact of lighter roads not so cool

Having lighter, more reflective roads and walkways is often used as a strategy to reduce the urban heat island effect and cut energy costs, but research from the US’s Lawrence…

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Western Sydney University this week became part of a growing global trend of developing mixed-use, vertical campuses with solid green credentials. The $220.5 million Architectus-designed tower is one of the…

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Western Sydney University this week became part of a growing global trend of developing mixed-use, vertical campuses with solid green credentials. The $220.5 million Architectus-designed tower is one of the…

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