Cities could get more than 4°C hotter by 2100. To keep cool in Australia, we urgently need a national planning policy

Shutterstock Mark Maund, University of Newcastle; Kim Maund, University of Newcastle; Marcus Jefferies, University of Newcastle, and SueAnne Ware, University of Newcastle In cities around the world, temperatures could rise by more than 4℃ by 2100 under a high-emissions climate change scenario, suggests research published this week in Nature Climate Change. It comes as the

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Woolworths releases 2025 Sustainability Plan

On 11 November 2020, the Woolworths Group (WOW) released it 2025 Sustainability Plan showing its commitment to transparency and a better tomorrow .    Well done Woolworths.  Find it HERE. Utilising the following 5 guiding principles, WOW shows how they turn these principles into specific goals and commitments. 01  We act like a leader and

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COVID-19 is an opportunity to reset our environmental future

Dr Laura Schuijers You may have seen some of the discussions around environmental silver linings to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. The overall environmental narrative is inconsistent, as policy and energy experts express differing opinions over how to interpret what’s happened so far. Certainly, there have already been short-term benefits. We are seeing short-term benefits as

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