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“Cities have just 2,000 days left to achieve critical sustainability goals,” warns Arcadis in latest report

Top 20 most sustainable cities in the Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index 2024 Arcadis’ Sustainable Cities Index 2024 reveals major disparities in sustainability progress, as cities race to meet 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)  Amsterdam takes top spot as most Sustainable City, thanks to strong economic performance, social equity, and renewable energy investment. Maintaining trajectory critical as SDG deadline approaches, with opportunities […]

EG Funds and Enosi launch first-of-its-kind clean energy matching

EG Funds Management (EG) has announced the launch of clean energy matching to five of its properties in Sydney, enabling the consumption of up to 85% in renewable energy.  The innovative approach utilises regional solar farm generated energy, which is then matched to the energy consumed at EG’s commercial assets in Sydney CBD. The arrangement […]

Invasive Species Council co-founder, Tim Low receives AM for contributions to environmental conservation

The Invasive Species Council is thrilled that Tim Low, co-founder of the Invasive Species Council and esteemed author, has been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his extraordinary contributions to conservation and environmental education. Mr Low is renowned for his influential books on the importance of the environment and action on invasive species. […]

Endangered wallaby flown to south-west NSW in mission to diversify population

A big leap for a little wallaby Ecologists with Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) travelled interstate on a delicate mission to fly the once believed-to-be extinct Bridled Nailtail Wallaby from eastern central Queensland to south west NSW. The translocation was part of a species management plan to improve the genetic diversity of the reintroduced population at Scotia Wildlife Sanctuary (Barkandji country). Under […]

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Canon Oceania launches 2024 Grants Program to improve technological access in Australia

Pictured clockwise (from top L) previous winners Cerebral Palsy Alliance, Hobart Rivulet Platypus and FoodLab Sydney. Canon Oceania is today opening submissions for its 2024 Grants program, with $40,000 available to recipients across Australia and New Zealand. The Grants will support community organisations across Education, Community, and Environment categories, as well as a dedicated First […]

Three exciting new ways Bendigo TAFE is delivering education outcomes and a greener future for regional Victoria

RACV Solar installed 638 solar panels at Bendigo TAFE to deliver a 319kW system and 80kW electric vehicle charger at its Charleston Road Campus as part of its journey in supporting a cleaner energy future. Bendigo TAFE Bendigo TAFE continues to provide access to industry-leading education opportunities and greener futures with the implementation of three […]

Tree hidey-holes key to helping slow declines of small mammals

Charles Darwin University A decline of natural tree hollows is forcing arboreal mammal numbers to fall, according to a new study exploring why these species are disappearing in Northern Australia. The study led by Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods (RIEL) investigated whether the number of tree hollows in Northern Australian tropical […]

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Becoming a prosumer as part of Australia’s journey to electrification

Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric By Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric In the face of a worsening climate crisis and rising electricity prices, Australians are seeking ways to reduce their environmental impact and save money to combat the effects of these two important issues. They are turning […]

Don’t Bin it. Refill it this World Refill Day, Sunday 16 June.

Sunday 16 June is World Refill Day – a global initiative to encourage people to get behind refilling in a bid to reduce the estimated 240 million tonnes of plastic waste that is produced each year.  The campaign is designed to accelerate the transition away from single use plastic towards refill and reuse systems. While many Australians are […]

INTERNATIONAL POLITICS

Becoming a prosumer as part of Australia’s journey to electrification

Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric By Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric In the face of a worsening climate crisis and rising electricity prices, Australians are seeking ways to reduce their environmental impact and save money to combat the effects of these two important issues. They are turning […]

Don’t Bin it. Refill it this World Refill Day, Sunday 16 June.

Sunday 16 June is World Refill Day – a global initiative to encourage people to get behind refilling in a bid to reduce the estimated 240 million tonnes of plastic waste that is produced each year.  The campaign is designed to accelerate the transition away from single use plastic towards refill and reuse systems. While many Australians are […]

FIRST NATION

Becoming a prosumer as part of Australia’s journey to electrification

Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric By Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric In the face of a worsening climate crisis and rising electricity prices, Australians are seeking ways to reduce their environmental impact and save money to combat the effects of these two important issues. They are turning […]

Don’t Bin it. Refill it this World Refill Day, Sunday 16 June.

Sunday 16 June is World Refill Day – a global initiative to encourage people to get behind refilling in a bid to reduce the estimated 240 million tonnes of plastic waste that is produced each year.  The campaign is designed to accelerate the transition away from single use plastic towards refill and reuse systems. While many Australians are […]

LEGAL ISSUES

Becoming a prosumer as part of Australia’s journey to electrification

Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric By Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric In the face of a worsening climate crisis and rising electricity prices, Australians are seeking ways to reduce their environmental impact and save money to combat the effects of these two important issues. They are turning […]

Don’t Bin it. Refill it this World Refill Day, Sunday 16 June.

Sunday 16 June is World Refill Day – a global initiative to encourage people to get behind refilling in a bid to reduce the estimated 240 million tonnes of plastic waste that is produced each year.  The campaign is designed to accelerate the transition away from single use plastic towards refill and reuse systems. While many Australians are […]

SAFETY

Becoming a prosumer as part of Australia’s journey to electrification

Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric By Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric In the face of a worsening climate crisis and rising electricity prices, Australians are seeking ways to reduce their environmental impact and save money to combat the effects of these two important issues. They are turning […]

Don’t Bin it. Refill it this World Refill Day, Sunday 16 June.

Sunday 16 June is World Refill Day – a global initiative to encourage people to get behind refilling in a bid to reduce the estimated 240 million tonnes of plastic waste that is produced each year.  The campaign is designed to accelerate the transition away from single use plastic towards refill and reuse systems. While many Australians are […]