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Published: 15 June 2016 3:54pm
* Labor would consider independent federal EPA
* Clean energy finance on offer for regional businesses
* Energy Council, BCA, critical of Victoria's renewables target
Published: 08 June 2016 2:50pm
Frasers Property today revealed plans for a $12.2 million warehouse that would be Australia's first 6-star rated industrial facility, consuming less than a third of the electricity of one built only to Building Code specifications.
Published: 30 May 2016 2:47pm
Banks are failing to properly consider climate risk in their home lending practices, says a new Climate Institute discussion paper.
Published: 23 May 2016 3:18pm
Melbourne City Council has advertised a raft of carbon and sustainability positions, including leaders for its new climate resilience team and low-carbon future team.
Published: 13 May 2016 2:41pm
Energy standards in the National Construction Code are too weak and owners of upgraded or high-performing buildings should receive tax breaks, says a new study on achieving zero-emissions buildings.
Published: 09 May 2016 12:37pm
* Macquarie details new environmental risk practices
* NZ to encourage electric vehicle uptake
* US Navy to quiz suppliers on carbon emissions
Published: 22 April 2016 1:10pm
Big businesses will soon start refusing to have companies in their supply chain that can't demonstrate a basic level of sustainability awareness, says a leading construction industry expert.
Published: 15 March 2016 3:54pm
If a planning scheme calls for 'best practice' environmental design, then a building proponent must comply unless there are good reasons not to, a tribunal has ruled.
Published: 05 February 2016 3:41pm
A new report shows office building owners and their tenants have benefited from energy efficiency disclosure obligations, and now the Federal Government is poised to expand the scheme's reach.
Published: 22 January 2016 2:38pm
In a move that highlights how infrastructure projects can provide flow-on support for new clean energy generation, a state transport agency is seeking renewable energy certificates to fully offset emissions from a major rail project.