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Institute for Sustainable Futures (UTS)

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ISF

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Research report

23 Aug 2017

This research, conducted for the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA), looked at where, why and how much food waste is currently generated by food retail and wholesale businesses, such as supermarkets and grocers. The research report also suggests ways the NSW EPA could support industry to...

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28 Jun 2017

This study found that the current regulatory framework favours investing in network infrastructure – such as new poles and wires – over demand management involving energy providers helping consumers to reduce their power demand and bills.

The study, undertaken by the Institute for...

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13 Jun 2017

A mini-public is a democratic innovation that brings together a small, representative group of citizens to deliberate and advise on a decision, or sometimes make a decision. Members of minipublics are often randomly selected from the community. Mini-publics include such innovations as citizen...

Discussion paper

15 Jan 2017

The urban water industry in Australia has undergone significant changes over the last 30 years, especially due to the Millennium Drought. They have included changes to the physical water supply system, reductions in per capita water demand, and changes to decision-making processes and management...

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30 Jul 2014

“How can industry establish and maintain a strong culture of research and development and higher education training in HVAC&R?” There is a significant need for leadership, a strategic agenda and good communications between industry and researchers. These are the core findings of a “HVAC&...

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13 Feb 2014

Abstract: This study investigates changes to the workplace that are leading to ‘anywhere working’. It explores the potential demand for smart work centres in the local government areas of Liverpool, Blacktown and Penrith in Western Sydney and the public and private benefits that...

Discussion paper

13 May 2011

This consultation paper aims to engage industry and the community on identifying a sustainable path for the mining industry in Australia and how it can be achieved. 

Australia’s economy is now riding on the trucks, trains and ships that carry our minerals to the international...

Video lecture/presentation

16 Nov 2009

The Australian World Wide Views on Global Warming Event, where 105 people from all walks of life came from all over the country to put their views forwards on the issues facing climate change negotiators at UN talks.

This event happened on 25 and 26 September in 38 countries...

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04 Nov 2009

This report presents a few highlights from the results of World Wide Views on Global Warming (WWViews) - the first global citizen consultation in history.

WWViews took place on September 26, 2009 and included 44 citizen meetings (with 100 citizens each) in 38 countries all...

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31 Mar 2009

The Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Scheme (WELS), introduced in July 2006, is a key program in the suite of options recently implemented by government agencies and water utilities to address water scarcity. WELS primarily influences water consumption by providing consumers with...

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