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The CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) today announced it is a member of the new Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GABC) launched today at the COP21 Buildings Day in Paris, where global industry leaders outlined how this major carbon emitting sector – which represents 50 per cent of global wealth – can reduce its footprint.
Twenty countries and over 60 organisations launched an unprecedented Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction at COP21 in Paris, to speed up and scale up the sector’s huge potential to reduce its emissions and literally build greater climate resilience into future cities and infrastructure.
The Hon Robert Hill AC spoke to Linda Mottram of ABC 702 Sydney, ahead of the COP21 climate talks in Paris.
Research, business and industry collaborations are helping Australia take strong strides and positive action towards a low carbon future whilst supporting the Australian emission reductions required to meet projected COP21 targets said CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) Chair, The Hon Robert Hill AC on the final day of the CRCLCL Participants Annual Forum in Sydney today.
The Hon Ian Hunter MLC, South Australian Minister for Sustainability, the Environment and Conservation, Minister for Water and the River Murray, Minister for Climate Change, spoke to ABC 702 Sydney during the CRC for Low Carbon Living Participants Annual Forum 2015.
The CRC for Low Carbon Living’s first Student Forum for researchers in low carbon living and the built environment attracted close to 60 students from around the country to the University of New South Wales Kensington campus today, ahead of the CRCLCL’s Participants Annual Forum which commences tomorrow at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney.
With Josh's House now in its third year of occupancy, two exciting new initiatives are being announced – a solar energy storage trial, and an on-line data display where you can observe just how the house and the battery system are performing.
The CRC for Low Carbon Living welcomes the appointment of the Honorable Jamie Briggs MP as Federal Minister for Cities and the Built Environment, a new position which recognises the importance of the built environment and cities to Australia’s overall progress and prosperity.
A new study of household expenditure and energy use confirms that over the past two decades (1993-2012) low income households and those caught in the housing affordability trap felt the brunt of energy costs whilst higher income households were unaffected because income rose above inflation and in line with prices.