United Nations News Centre

Neville /28 May, 2021

As climate change debate heats up, UN experts warn ‘we are running out of time’ By absorbing much of the added heat trapped by atmospheric greenhouse gases, the oceans are delaying some of the impacts of climate change. Photo: WMO/Olga Khoroshunova 9 September 2014 – The United Nations weather agency today voiced concerns over the Continue Reading →

Long-term threat to Moreton Bay

Geoff Ebbs /27 May, 2021

The RAMSAR listed wetlands of Moreton Bay are under threat from more developments than the proposed 3,600 home development at Toondah Harbour, according to media platform eFlux. Already approved developments include the $1billion 65,000 home Pacific-City at Norwell Valley and a new freeway, linking that city to the Gold Coast and Brisbane. So far there Continue Reading →

UK Architects want buildings to last

Geoff Ebbs /9 May, 2021

The Architect’s Climate Action Network in the UK has called for legislation to regulate embodied emissions of new buildings using ‘whole life-cycle assessment’. The network writes that “Being ‘green’ when occupied is poor compensation for construction using masses of concrete, steel and glass.” About 70% of the total emissions of a modern buildings comes from Continue Reading →

Ross Garnaut in the Cage

Ross Garnaut defends RESET in the Cage

Geoff Ebbs /23 April, 2021

The Generator’s Geoff Ebbs puts Professor Ross Garnaut in the Cage to discuss his new book RESET. A blueprint for a green, socially just future for Australia. Professor Garnaut, outlines the technology solutions he highlighted in his previous book Superpower, noting that the government’s current technology roadmap largely follows his lead. He discusses the value Continue Reading →