climate

Warming up to climate-sensitive design

With 2016 achieving the unenviable title of “world’s hottest year on record” and 2017 already seeing a onslaught of heatwaves in Australia, what are some of the sustainable design features…

WAFX winner Hydroelectric Canal Paul Lukez

World Architecture Festival celebrates forward-thinking projects

The World Architecture Festival has announced the winners of the WAFX prize, which recognises future projects that identify challenges architects will face over the next 10 years – with sustainability of course a running theme.

Call for ethical super grows into a major chorus

Ninety per cent of Australians expect their super to be invested ethically, and 80 per cent would consider switching funds to more aligned providers, according to new research from the Responsible Investment Association Australasia.

climate policy voting booth

Do we need bi-partisan support to tackle climate? Not any more

Climate policy cannot be reduced to a carbon policy. Its strength is in complexity, from local food production to communal transport, renewables and Indigenous rights to say no to coal. We need to forget bi-partisan support and find our democratic strength.