When the #CRCLCL shuts down after 30 June our 6 nodes of excellence will continue our legacy commitment to education and ongoing capacity building. The work must continue on..... https://t.co/zCE52awXFf @smh @guardian @p_hannam @abcnews @ClimateHome @australian pic.twitter.com/PsPm7e3Ko2— Low Carbon Living (@CRC_LCL) June 17, 2019
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Now in its final year of funding, the CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) has significantly contributed to lowering carbon emissions in Australia’s built environment, said CEO Scientia Professor Deo Prasad AO in the Green Building Council of Australia's (GBCA) recent news article.
"That is to emphasise, as the Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy, my admiration and my regard for the importance of research in this area. It is great to see the CRC in this space has been able to continue its work over recent years, while the research efforts in so many other areas to do with climate policy and energy has been diminishing..."
Cooling hot suburbs, low tech ways to save energy in pools and breakthroughs in wastewater treatments were highlights at the recent CRC for Low Carbon Living conference last week in Adelaide. Each pointed to the sound body of evidence underpinning good urban planning decision.
One of the CRCLCL's 16 Living Laboratories has had a solar electric upgrade.
Our chauffeured children are a problem we can't ignore: CRCLCL researcher Hulya Gilbert on the ABC and The Conversation
Now in its final year of funding, the CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) has revealed it is well on track to meet its founding goal of 10 megatonnes cumulative reduction in carbon emissions by 2020, which will enable a projected economic benefit to Australia of $684 million by 2027.
Local and international low carbon experts will gather at the Adelaide National Wine Centre this month to discuss how the latest CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) research is contributing to lowering carbon emissions in Australia’s built environment.
The CRC for Low Carbon Living is excited and proud to announce we are finalist in the NSW Green Globe Awards.
The CRCLCL's CEO Scientia Professor Deo Prasad has discussed the contribution of cities to Australia's carbon emissions in relation to the latest IPCC report on ABC Radio National. Listen here