Built & Natural Environments

15 December 2014

This third annual report of the Specialist Homelessness Services Collection describes the clients that have received specialist homelessness support, the assistance they sought and were provided, and the outcomes achieved for those clients.

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10 December 2014

Reports an estimate of the total number of plastic particles and their weight floating in the world’s oceans from 24 expeditions (2007–2013) across all five sub-tropical gyres, coastal Australia, Bay of Bengal and the Mediterranean Sea conducting surface net tows and visual survey transects of large plastic debris.

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9 December 2014

This paper considers various advantages and disadvantages of harnessing energy from the sun, arguing that the health and environmental impacts of solar are minimal in comparison to fossil fuels.

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9 December 2014

This report argues that Australia is not realising its wind energy potential and is currently generating far less energy from wind power than many European countries.

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9 December 2014

What motivates the war against whaling in the Southern Ocean – for both sides?

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8 December 2014

This report explains the background and the methodology of the climate change performance index.

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8 December 2014

After the reversal of climate policies previously in effect, Australia has lost a further 21 positions in this performance index compared to last year, replacing Canada as the worst performing industrial country on climate change action.

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5

8 December 2014

Firefighters, emergency services and communities need to prepare for much greater bushfire risk from climate change, argues this report.

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3

7 December 2014

Examines the supply of, and demand for, private rental dwellings affordable to lower income households in 2011 and compared this with the situation in 2006.

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5 December 2014

Marc Wohling speaks with Associate Professor Mark Lund from the Mine Water and Environment Research Centre at Edith Cowan University, Western Australia. 

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