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Jayanthi Kumarasiri, Swinburne University of Technology; Christine Jubb, Swinburne University of Technology, and Keith Houghton, Swinburne University of Technology

Australia’s largest listed, carbon intensive companies say management lost focus on carbon matters, abandoned energy projects and didn’t have the commercial imperative to produce long-term strategic action on reducing emissions after.

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[caption id="attachment_4320" align="alignright" width="234"]Emma Herd, IGCC Emma Herd, IGCC[/caption] 6 June 2016: The Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) has published seven climate change policy priorities which investors believe are critical for managing risk and unlocking investment in low carbon finance opportunities. “The seven policy priorities identified.
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The Paris agreement on climate and the global consensus on a comprehensive set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are signals that a business-as-usual approach to meeting 21st-century challenges is hopeless. A deep societal and economic transformation to sustainable ways of living is essential. Australia could make a good start towards this transformation by scrapping.
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The 2015 Queensland Premier’s Sustainability Awards recognised the achievements of communities, schools, individuals, businesses and industries in adopting sustainable business practices. In 2015, the awards attracted close to 120 nominations across ten categories ranging from some of the state’s biggest infrastructure projects to small, innovative and game-changing enterprises. Over 480 people attended the awards presentation dinner where.
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Managing the transition to a sustainable economy needs to be planned and swift. This workshop will bring together leading academics from a range of fields, such as engineering, psychology and economics, to better understand the challenges faced by contemporary policymakers in creating a new energy economy that must inevitably emerge in the face of global.
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16 June 2015: As global pressure builds and the government considers its post 2020 climate targets this week, a diverse and unprecedented alliance of more than 50 civil society groups are calling on parliamentarians to commit to zero carbon pollution in Australia by 2050 at the latest. In an open letter released today, the groups state.
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