Climate Change

Town Hall, Sydney City of Sydney CityTalks: Cities taking the Lead.

Australia is suffering climate paralysis, but the prognosis is positive

Australia is a country blessed by the natural resources of the future –  huge land capacity, sun, wind, lithium, cobalt and dysprosium, Christiana Figueres says. These “golden eggs” of prosperity could thrust Australia into a position of geopolitical advantage. So what are we waiting for?

ANZ bank, NAB bank

Banks get set to shine a light on their dark and bright places

ANZ and NAB are among 11 banks that have committed to better understanding and disclosing the climate-related risks and opportunities of their investment portfolios. In total, the banks represent over $8.5 trillion in capital.

Al Gore on the great inflexion point

Ecocity2017: There might have been plenty of talent and unexpected insights on offer, but, let’s face it, Al Gore was the climate action superstar that everyone wanted to see.

Can property survive the great climate transition?

As we become an increasingly urban species, urban resilience is emerging as a big deal. The idea is generating a lot of noise about how to develop or retrofit cities that can deal with the many challenges before us.

Queensland commits to net zero by 2050

Queensland has joined other leading states in committing to a net zero emissions target by 2050, as part of its new Climate Transition Strategy.

Property’s “Elon Musk” moment on climate data

It was a bit like South Australia’s Elon Musk moment, for the built environment. There was the Insurance Council of Australia’s chief executive Rob Whelan on Wednesday morning being interviewed…