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International Review of Policies and Programs for Low Emissions Building Materials

International Review of Policies and Programs for Low Emissions Building Materials

20 September 2022

Government policy to cut embodied carbon emissions is a relatively new field. This research has investigated the policy landscape, both internationally and here in Australia, to identify what has been implemented to date. It is clear that policy has a key role to play, as does strong acton by industry, if we are to reach …

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Top 3 startups in Australia named in ClimateLaunchpad Final

Top 3 startups in Australia named in ClimateLaunchpad Final

10 September 2022

9 September 2022, Sydney – Australia’s best clean technology startups have been named at the ClimateLaunchpad Australian Final on Friday night. After intensive boot camps, trainings led by industry leaders, and ever-more competitive pitch panels, these three startups have taken out the Australian chapter of the world’s biggest cleantech and green business ideas competition. They …

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Can Corporate PPAs support green hydrogen development?

Can Corporate PPAs support green hydrogen development?

2 September 2022

2 September 2022, Sydney – There is currently a huge amount of interest in developing Green Hydrogen in hubs around Australia. BRC-A provides know-how support to Corporates and Industry in Australia on how to do Corporate Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) and support renewable energy. We are now seeing more enquiries from Hydrogen projects for Corporate PPAs. …

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Meet the next generation of Aussie startups taking on climate change

Meet the next generation of Aussie startups taking on climate change

18 August 2022

18 August 2022 – Six green start-ups have emerged victorious and made it through to the Australian National Final of ClimateLaunchpad, due to take place on September 9. ClimateLaunchpad, the world’s biggest cleantech and green business ideas competition, has kicked off its competition phase in Australia. Since entering the program in May, 20 early-stage cleantech and ‘green’ …

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Over 100 organisations join forces in push for improved energy efficiency in Australian homes

Over 100 organisations join forces in push for improved energy efficiency in Australian homes

10 August 2022

10 August 2022 – An alliance of more than 100 property, community, health and environmental organisations has today issued a forceful call to the country’s Building Ministers to lift the energy efficiency of new homes built in Australia. The powerful joint statement, released two weeks ahead of a National Building Ministers meeting, urges the Commonwealth, …

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Regional Australia has huge potential for decarbonisation potential across ‘hard to abate’ supply chains find the latest report of the Australian Industry Energy Transitions Initiative 

Regional Australia has huge potential for decarbonisation potential across ‘hard to abate’ supply chains find the latest report of the Australian Industry Energy Transitions Initiative 

20 June 2022

20 June 2022, Melbourne – Major industrial regions – including the Pilbara, Kwinana, Hunter, Illawarra and Gladstone – have the natural resources, workforce and baseline infrastructure that can be expanded to support Australia’s net zero transition, according to a report released today. The report shows it is possible for these five regions to achieve an …

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New program piloted to get clean technology out of the lab and into the world

New program piloted to get clean technology out of the lab and into the world

3 June 2022

2 June 2022, Melbourne – Researchers from the Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FBICRC) and the RACE for 2030 Cooperative Research Centre (RACE for 2030) gathered on Tuesday to take part in the pilot of a new program skilling up clean technology experts to commercialise their research. Climate KickStarter, developed by Climate-KIC Australia, aims …

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Government and Industry working towards sustainable built environment through MECLA

Government and Industry working towards sustainable built environment through MECLA

16 May 2022

16 May 2022, Sydney – To celebrate MECLA’s one year birthday, high ranking government officials and industry CEOs came together to discuss their zero carbon commitments and pledges to drive down carbon emissions. The level of transformation and decarbonisation required for a climate safe future requires collaboration across the supply chain, and this is exactly …

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Green light for net zero Decarbonisation Hub

Green light for net zero Decarbonisation Hub

9 May 2022

9 May 2022, Sydney – Research, development and commercialisation for decarbonisation technology in NSW is being fast tracked, with a $15 million investment in the NSW Decarbonisation Innovation Hub. NSW Treasurer and Minister for Energy Matt Kean said the Hub is a key part of the NSW Government’s goal of achieving net zero emissions by …

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International Policy Review of Low Embodied Carbon Construction Materials

International Policy Review of Low Embodied Carbon Construction Materials

1 April 2022

1 April 2022, Sydney – On the 31st of March 2022 Climate-KIC Australia, WWF and Presync, as an extension of their roles with MECLA, held a workshop to present their research on the emerging policies in jurisdictions around the world aimed at reducing embodied carbon in the built environment. The researchers who lead the workshop …

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