Part 2: University leadership – Green Star certifications

January 23, 2020 at 1:39 pm

In Part 1 of the University climate change leadership series, we highlighted the ambitious renewable energy and carbon-neutral commitments of leading universities across Australia. With the built environment accounting for a large part of a university’s carbon footprint, building efficiency is an important part of any carbon management strategy. For new buildings, in particular, aiming … Continue reading Part 2: University leadership – Green Star certifications

Part 1: University leadership – ambitious commitments

January 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Introduction We previously discussed in a 2017 blog post the actions and commitments of several universities who demonstrate sustainable energy leadership. We highlighted examples of leading clean energy and low carbon research, divestments from fossil fuels, and examples of targets and actions by universities to reduce their own carbon footprint. As we have done with … Continue reading Part 1: University leadership – ambitious commitments

Developing the Renewable Energy Plans for Temora and Cowra Councils

December 19, 2019 at 11:40 am

Site visits to Temora and Cowra Councils Last week, Barbara and I undertook site visits in Temora and Cowra. We spent two and a half days at each location to identify renewable energy and energy-saving projects to save energy and cost. Temora Shire Council We are working with Temora Shire Council in Western New South … Continue reading Developing the Renewable Energy Plans for Temora and Cowra Councils

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