Opinion

On how young people will drive our future

On how young people will drive our future

News from the front desk Issue No 416: Young people from schools all over Australia went out on strike to protest the lack of action on climate change last Friday. They were…

Population growth need more infrastructure investment

Population growth needs more infrastructure investment

Population and the pressure on infrastructure are shaping up as key election issues. Here’s what the Opposition spokesman on these issues, Anthony Albanese, says are the problems and the solutions.…

On ambitions big, very big and indifferent

On ambitions big, very big and indifferent

It’s exciting this week to bring you a special report that proves that sustainability and green investment is the winning track to be on.

Enliten: a formula for an energy transition for Australia

Enliten: a formula for an energy transition for Australia

General frustration with the largely negative debate in Australia around a clean energy transition has inspired industry expert Jonathan Jutsen to develop a formula for a way forward. He’s interested in collaboration.

On why the Vic election comes down to climate and renewables

On why the Vic election comes down to climate and renewables

At the Property Council Christmas bash in Sydney last night (Wednesday), we just knew we’d strike up a conversation with someone from Melbourne to give us a view on what the Victorian state election on Saturday might bring for sustainability.

Time to talk about saving humanity, not just the planet

Time to talk about saving humanity, not just the planet

Maybe it’s time to have a serious conversation on how to save humanity from the negative impacts of climate change rather than sticking with the old “save the planet” rhetoric,…

Making the invisible visible: the energy efficiency story

Making the invisible visible: the energy efficiency story

Over the course of two days earlier this week, 11 brilliant international speakers, 51 home-grown leaders and many more energy efficiency professionals came together at the 10th National Energy Efficiency Conference in Sydney to discuss the theme: Better cities, stronger industry, cheaper energy.