On why the Wentworth by-election is so wild

The Wentworth by-election on 20 October is an election like no other. Perhaps a chance to unseat a potentially minority government on the climate agenda, many hope.

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Zero emissions manufacturing sector: we’re not dreaming

As the world grapples with the findings of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report and its renewed emphasis of our need to rapidly decarbonise, talk will inevitably turn to the challenges of taking action and the merits of delaying the inevitable.

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Why there’s a buzz about our native bees

Australia has not so far had the Varroa Mite that’s been decimating bee populations establish itself in our European honeybee colonies, however, according to pollinator expert Professor James Cook, it may only be a matter of time.

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Impact branding for the urbanising century

Global media and advertising come with a huge environmental footprint. But imagine a world in which brand communications, in right hands and under strong thinking, can become a regenerative force for cities.

Our pick of the events this week

The Living Future Institute of Australia is kindly offering members of The Fifth Estate a 10 per cent discount to the Living Future Symposium to be held this Thursday (11 October) at…