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Institute for Sustainable Futures

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ISF

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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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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...

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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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27 Apr 2008

 

This report argues that the NSW electricity sector requires three critical conditions to embrace aggressively cost-effective energy efficiency and other forms of demand-side resources, such as customer-owned generation and demand-side management. Demand Management (DM) refers to...

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12 Sep 2007

Public debate over climate change, and how we should respond, has reached unprecedented levels in Australia. The energy and transport sectors are responsible for almost 70% of Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions and emissions from these sectors continue to grow rapidly (AGO 2006a). It is in...

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10 May 2007

Total energy and transport subsidies in Australia during 2005-06 of between $9.3 billion and $10.1 billion according to this report by Chris Riedy. The energy and transport sectors are responsible for almost 70% of Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions and emissions from these sectors continue to...

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The role and future of citizen committees in Australian local government

19 Sep 2013

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