Government/Regulations

Senator Richard Di Natale Greens

Election washout: The Greens need to stay focused on the environment 

The “climate election” has delivered a harsh lesson for those of us who believe that we are indeed facing a climate emergency. After recent alarming scientific predictions and destructive weather events, one would think the Greens would be in the box seat for gains. 

Federal Budget 2019 what they said

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s first budget, handed down on Tuesday, left the property industry purring but hasn’t boded well with environmental and social sustainability advocates.

Berejiklian Daley debate

Politicians chasing NSW votes with sustainability promises

NSW voters are walking into an election on Saturday and it’s going to be very close with the latest YouGov-Galaxy polling showing the NSW Coalition government and Labor split 50-50 on a two-party preferred basis, with just days to go. 

Michael Bloomberg energy

Michael Bloomberg launching new clean energy campaign 

Michael Bloomberg has decided not to run for president at the next US election, he says because he believes his energies are better spent pushing for the clean-energy transition outside government. 

Frasers point cook property

Demolishing the arguments against stronger energy performance

In this stifling summer, we’ve just had a welcome breath of fresh air on energy efficiency. Energy ministers from across Australia have approved a set of recommendations to increase minimum standards for energy performance in new buildings.