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24 June 2016 - 12:03pm

2016 article,  'Assessing Embodied Carbon in the Australian Built Environment’ The Fifth Estate, Judith Schinabeck, Thomas Wiedmann and Sven Lundie

24 June 2016 - 11:36am

2014 article, 'The long road to zero – embodied carbon in the built environment', Judith Schinabeck and Tommy Wiedmann

Leading industry organisations AECOM, Aurecon, BlueScope Steel and Sydney Water, in conjunction with research institutions UNSW Australia, the University of Melbourne and the University of South Australia, are collaborating to comprehensively quantify greenhouse gas emissions related to the built environment in Australia.

 

23 June 2016 - 11:31am

The Visions & Pathways 2040 project ran an expert workshop called Disruption and the Digital Economy.  

 

15 June 2016 - 3:27pm

2016 article, 'Low Carbon Business Buzz', Blue Mountains Gazette, Jennie Curtin

"A plan to turn the Mountains into a low carbon destination has already captured the imaginations of both locals and visitors"

10 June 2016 - 1:32pm

2016 article, 'Zero carbon housing could add billions to the bottom line', Cameron Jewell, The Fifth Estate

Creating a national zero carbon housing standard could add billions to the economy while also improving occupant health and comfort, new CRC for Low Carbon Living research has revealed.

 

10 June 2016 - 1:29pm

2016 article, 'Green village proves high value of low carbon living', Caleb Radford, The Lead (SA)

A green village with minimum 7.5 star energy efficiency ratings is proving near zero carbon communities are not only achievable but can also save residents money.

8 June 2016 - 10:57am

2016 article, 'First Low Carbon App Finder', ScienceMeetsBusiness.com

"In an Australian first, the tourism business community in the Blue Mountains has proved that a low carbon future for businesses and users is possible, with the launch today of one of the most extensively researched low carbon regional programs."

 

8 June 2016 - 10:54am

2016 article, 'Blue Mountains launches low carbon tourism program' 26 May 2016, The Fifth Estate

"There’s a strong future for eco-tourism in NSW’s Blue Mountains, following the launch of a CRC for Low Carbon Living-funded program designed to promote businesses that reduce their carbon footprints."

Scientia Prof Deo Prasad and Prof Peter Graham at Paris meeting
1 June 2016 - 9:46am

2016 news article, 'Knowledge sharing pivotal for a low carbon global building industry future', The Fifth Estate, Scientia Professor Deo Prasad

"One of the key observations made by the Global ABC members was the importance placed on the considerable role developed countries can play in sharing knowledge with the less developed. This knowledge is evidence for design, planning and policy innovations plus the availability of tools, data, technologies and systems. Ultimately such knowledge sharing can help governments and industry decision makers make informed choices or set up sustainable building codes, knowing the information they use is credible and accepted by industry experts and researchers."

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27 May 2016 - 3:17pm

Professor in Sustainable Energy and Leader: Research Node for Low Carbon Living (Level E)

The University of South Australia is an enterprising and dynamic, outward-looking institution established in 1991, but built on more than 150 years of teaching, learning and research excellence of our antecedent institutions. The University is South Australia’s largest and continues to enjoy a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and global rankings - it is ranked amongst the top 3% of universities worldwide and in the top 50 international universities under 50 years of age.

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