Monthly Archives: November 2013

pitt&sherry, in conjunction with Swinburne University, is working with key stakeholders from Australia’s building industry to deliver recommendations for the National Energy Efficient Building Project (NEEBP). Energy used in buildings accounts for approximately 20 per cent of Australia’s energy related greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Australian Building Codes Board. As a result, the.
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The Climate and Health Alliance, together with the Public Health Association of Australia, has released a new short film: The Human Cost of Power. Produced by Fiona Armstrong and directed by award winning science journalist Alexandra de Blas, this film explores the health impacts associated with the massive expansion of coal and unconventional gas in.
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New polling results have been released in Sydney today at the annual Responsible Investment Conference, organised by peak industry group the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA). According to the national poll, most Australians (54%) would rather invest in a responsible super fund than a super fund which only considers maximising financial returns (46%). “This demonstrates the enormous.
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27 November 2013: The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) was a component of the ALP's Clean Energy Future Package. This week, media around Australia is covering the Senate Inquiry (Nov/Dec 2013) into the CEFC abolition and carbon price repeal. The Inquiry is underway in Canberra and public submissions closed 22 November. Here are some of the news.
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CitySwitch_national_award_winnersEnvironment-conscious companies earned national recognition on 25 November at the 2013 CitySwitch Green Office Awards for leading the way with energy-efficient buildings and cutting carbon emissions. The City of Sydney-led program represents over 12 per cent of all Australia’s CBD office space and helps companies significantly cut.
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26 November 2013, Sydney: A new report released today by US-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) — Remote Prospects: A financial analysis of Adani’s Australian coal gamble in Queensland's Galilee Basin — warns investors the controversial 60 million tonne per annum Carmichael coal mine and infrastructure project is uncommercial. Report co-author, IEEFA’s Tom Sanzillo,.
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Don't miss Graham Readfearn's wrap up of COP 19 in Warsaw for The Guardian Australia. He tells how rich countries dodged the climate change blame game and how Australia has been criticised for slowing down the process of addressing climate change. The story also flags the Green Climate Fund which now has a board including one Australian,.
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