emissions

How cities can get us halfway to the Paris target

City-level initiatives including low carbon transport and building energy efficiency can achieve 51 per cent of the emissions cuts needed to meet the Paris Agreement, a report by Arup in…

The trials of trigen revealed

Trigeneration and cogeneration technology was once the go-to technology for buildings whose owners wanted strong Green Star or NABERS ratings.

Brisbane City Council goes carbon neutral

Brisbane City Council reached a major sustainability milestone this month, officially gaining carbon neutral status. The goal was achieved through a combination of energy efficiency activities, emissions reduction actions, purchase…

Victorian government gives EUAs a boost

Victoria’s commercial buildings will get a boost to their sustainability potential following the announcement of a new collaboration between the state government and the Sustainable Melbourne Fund. The program involves…

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Australia’s off the charts on meat emissions

Greenhouse emissions from Australian diets are 200 per cent higher than those of a typical high-income country, new research has found, with the blame placed on our meat-heavy diets.

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We are missing a golden opportunity in carbon farming

SPECIAL REPORT: A multi-million hectare opportunity to sequester carbon is available to Australia right now, but a perfect storm of market failures and policy shortcomings is holding back the potential of agricultural land to contribute to this important opportunity.