Australian infrastructure owners are losing interest in assessing their vulnerability to climate change, and ill-equipped local government is bearing much of the burden of managing risks, according to a new Climate Institute Report.
* Victoria backs time-of-use power pricing * Axe fossil subsidies and power plant free permits, says Milne * Energy efficiency pays off for Crown * AGIC and AWA to host sustainable water infrastructure seminar
Organisations that frequently issue tenders for new or upgraded infrastructure are already showing interest in the Australian Green Infrastructure Council's rating tool, but they need to apply it the right way, says AGIC CEO Antony Sprigg.
NSW Government delays in releasing its 'waste to energy' policy are hindering Sydney City's efforts to use biogas as part of its ambitious plans for a network of trigeneration facilities, mayor Clover Moore said today.
* Applications now open for carbon scheme industry assistance * Government cuts deal with Greens on tax terms for efficient buildings * ACCC issues carbon complaints form * EEO scheme invites voluntary participants