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A roadmap to energy performance contracts

Energy performance contracts might sound like the new kid on the block. They’re not. They’ve got a very mixed track record. Better for big institutions such as RMIT and the…

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Our cities are losing trees, and our poorest suburbs are being hit hardest

We talk about greening our cities, but new research has found that over the past three years metropolitan areas have lost canopy cover equivalent in size to the city of Brisbane – and it’s our poorer suburbs facing the greatest impacts, often 10°C hotter than more affluent areas.