Green Cities: Vox pox with Bobby Ali Khan, Chris Nunn and Jeff Robinson

The Fifth Estate was on hand at Green Cities 2017 to capture some of the mood and reactions, as well as the news. Here are some video clips to give our readers a taste of the action. More will follow Bobby Ali Khan National Business Development Manager dwp|suters Chris Nunn Head of Sustainability, Property at AMP Capital […]

Let’s Hack Housing: The video

Our Surround Sound on Housing drew around 100 key influencers from fields as diverse as architecture, finance, community housing, planning, local and state government, and building and construction.

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Video: The battle for Bulga

Residents of Bulga, a small town in NSW’s Hunter region, are fighting against mining giant Rio Tinto’s attempt to expand its Mount Thorley Warkworth “super pit” mine to within 500 metres of the town.

Watch this: Germany’s energy revolution in action

Germany is at the forefront of the transition to a clean energy economy, with big investments in solar, wind and biogas, strong energy efficiency policies, including stringent building regulations, and investment in smart grid and battery storage technology.

Video: Peter Newman on sustainability – and why we’re winning

Director of the Curtin University Sustainable Policy Institute Professor Peter Newman gave a speech at last year’s TEDxPerth conference, which goes against the usual doom and gloom scenarios presented to offer hope that we can change enough to prevent a global climate catastrophe.

Documentary on rebuilding Christchurch released

7 April 2014 — A documentary on the rebuilding of Christchurch produced by Curtin University’s Professor Peter Newman has been released. The film, Christchurch: Resilient City, was made during Professor Newman’s time as a visiting professor at the University of Canterbury, and features key figures such as Bishop Victoria Matthews, former mayor Sir Bob Parker, […]