Urbanism

sustainable business

Australia is out on a limb, warns global business leader

Australia is in danger “floating away in a direction no one else is going” on climate change, warned Dutch businessman and president of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development Peter Bakker.

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Suburban living ripe for a “degrowth” revolution

Learning to live within our means should start in the suburbs, according to University of Melbourne academics Brendan Gleeson and Samuel Alexander.

circular economy

Circular economy 2.0 – ready for download

The circular economy presents an enormous opportunity for Australian businesses but only the most forward-thinking companies have caught on.

smart cities

How smart cities are about to rock our world

What’s the connection between smart cities and sustainability? How about cleaner water, zero waste, smart transport, better engagement with communities and building resilience? Is that a good start?

EVs

Fast charge for EVs opens up the highway Melbourne to Sydney

Interstate road trippers will soon be able to drive electric vehicles between Australia’s major cities worry-free, with Australian start up Chargefox rolling out the nation’s first “ultra-rapid” charging network for EVs.