Business & Politics

Top 10 most read stories of 2019

Stories about Adani’s triumph, drought-stricken towns and people fleeing to Tasmania made The Fifth Estate’s list of the 10 most-read stories for 2019.

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The UK election: what this means for climate change

It was billed as the climate change election, but in the end, it was nothing like. The landslide victory for the Conservatives in the UK gives them the greatest majority since the days of Margaret Thatcher.

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Cooling demand to heat up in coming years

The cooling industry will need to improve the efficiency and affordability of its units by 2030 if it is to meet a surge in demand, a new report finds.

Robert Harley: a personal takeaway from Tomorrowland19 – I, human

Tomorrowland19 – I, human: Tomorrowland points to the intellectual and structural changes that will impact this sector, including construction, real estate technology, and the cities, for years to come, says Robert Harley.

Nightingale and clever finance is shifting the market

Tomorrowland19 – I, human: This is what can be created when you team an architect with a passion for affordable, sustainable housing with impact investors and bankers: carbon neutral, low-cost housing that creates resilient communities.