The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air-conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) reckons a lot of the responsibility for greenhouse gas emissions comes down to its core business – whether from stationary sources in buildings, or not.
Check out this story by Tina Perinotto in the Fifth Estate, featuring the work of AIRAH to save the planet.
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A new edition of WWF’s Green game-changers highlights examples of innovation for sustainability in big business. In the previous Green game-changers report (November 2011) the WWF published a collection of case studies of small-scale sustainability innovators contributing to a greener global economy. This latest report investigates how ‘large corporates’ (those with revenues of over US.
This is not a good time to be a climate change denier. After a record-breaking year of dangerous weather in 2012—following a destructive year in 2011—scientific reports are rolling out this month showing extreme weather in the U.S. is on the rise, threatening Americans today with bone-bleaching drought, fueling more devastating floods and violent storms,.
Leading medical organisation the Australian Medical Association (AMA) has joined with the Climate and Health Alliance and the Climate Commission to issue a health alert in response to recent heatwaves (14 January 2013).
Heat is the silent killer. Most Australians do not realise that heat is the leading cause of weather-related death. The three organisations are.
Ian Lowe writes in the Sydney Morning Herald that for decades now, the insurance industry has recognised the reality of climate change and its costs.
As Australia recovers from the events of last week, we face a future of increasing average temperatures and more severe extreme events: heatwaves, bushfires, cyclones, floods. It is getting harder to.