Category Archives: Sustainable Development

Sydney Opera House sails away on green energy

As part of Sydney’s VividSydney festival, the Sydney Opera House will literally go green to highlight its new carbon neutral status. Continue reading Sydney Opera House sails away on green energy

Wildcats legend key to western energy revival

The news dropped yesterday that Wildcats alumni Andrew Vlahov has been appointed CEO of thermal clean energy tech group Enerji, Continue reading Wildcats legend key to western energy revival

SustainingPeople Update: We’re expanding!

Here at SustainingPeople we are very excited, because we’ve just hit 1000 subscribers!!! In addition to providing news and media to our Continue reading SustainingPeople Update: We’re expanding!

Carbon Neutral Wine? Yes Please!!!

Drinking wine can now be a socially responsible activity, thanks to Tahbilk Wines, the only certified carbon neutral winery in Australia. Continue reading Carbon Neutral Wine? Yes Please!!!

Why the 2015 Budget is good for sustainable development

Presented last night by Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey, the 2015/16 budget outlined a real stimulus framework to empower small Continue reading Why the 2015 Budget is good for sustainable development

What we learned from the UWA Consensus Centre debacle

Late last week, UWA cancelled a controversial $4 million contract to host a think-tank led by Bjorn Lomborg. Here’s what we learned. Continue reading What we learned from the UWA Consensus Centre debacle

Tesla to face some stiff Aussie competition

An up and coming US energy storage company could give Tesla a run for its money with its soon to be released liquid-metal batteries. Continue reading Tesla to face some stiff Aussie competition

Tasmania’s ‘big data’ project is building sustainable economies

Can big data power sustainable economies? Tasmanian researcher Sense-T thinks so, and is using a high-tech sensor network to prove it. Continue reading Tasmania’s ‘big data’ project is building sustainable economies

Audi’s new e-diesel is made of air & water

AUDI has discovered a way of creating a synthetic diesel fuel out of nothing more than water and air. The luxury car manufacturer has Continue reading Audi’s new e-diesel is made of air & water

Tomorrowland is coming

Disney’s new film Tomorrowland starring George Clooney and Hugh Laurie will be a monument to scientific curiosity and innovation that Continue reading Tomorrowland is coming