Category Archives: Sustainable Development

CEFC profits mean a big win for Australia too

Wondering if anyone is actually investing in clean energy in Australia? Well the CEFC is investing – to the tune of $931 million. Continue reading CEFC profits mean a big win for Australia too

Bill Gates: We’re not ready for the next outbreak

DON’T PANIC, but according to Bill Gates, our lack of preparation could drastically increase the devastation of the next epidemic, Continue reading Bill Gates: We’re not ready for the next outbreak

The world’s most hi-tech bin is solar powered

Solar Bins Australia‘s bins are solar-powered, wireless and tell you when they need to be emptied. You might be thinking that a solar Continue reading The world’s most hi-tech bin is solar powered

Why big polluters will be exempt from the RET

Large scale emissions-intensive trade-exposed industries (EITI’s) like aluminium smelting and steel production will be exempt from Continue reading Why big polluters will be exempt from the RET

Beijing announces major 2016 coal plant closure

In the early hours of this morning, the Solar Impulse 2 successfully finished its fifth leg, landing in ChongQing, China, marking the Continue reading Beijing announces major 2016 coal plant closure

Green Cities Conference 2015: This Week 17-19 March

Australia’s premier conference for the built environment is happening this week in Melbourne from the 17th – 19th March. Continue reading Green Cities Conference 2015: This Week 17-19 March

Disney’s Big Hero 6 tech is not that far away

The technology used to power the city of San Fransokyo in Disney’s most recent animated feature film Big Hero 6, seems far fetched, but Continue reading Disney’s Big Hero 6 tech is not that far away

The world’s first solar flight attempt is in the air!

Today, the first zero-fuel solar airplane departed Abu Dhabi for a world first attempt at circumnavigating the planet – watch the live Continue reading The world’s first solar flight attempt is in the air!

Richard Branson shares a vision from beyond the stars: Innovate or be left behind

Earlier this week Richard Branson posted Erik Wernquist’s epic short film Wanderers on his Virgin.com blog, exploring the universe Continue reading Richard Branson shares a vision from beyond the stars: Innovate or be left behind