Greg Foliente

Journal article

Energy and GHG reductions considering embodied impacts of retrofitting existing dwelling stock in Greater Melbourne

Energy retrofits of buildings usually ignore the amount of embodied energy and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions needed to reduce the operating energy and related emissions. Focusing on the Greater Melbourne Area (GMA), the fastest growing capital city in Australia, this paper analyses the embodied impacts...
Conference paper

Responding to change in a growing Melbourne: Community acceptance, wellbeing, and resilience

The papers presented at the 2015 State of Australian Cities National Conference (SOAC 7) were organised into seven broad themes but all shared, to varying degrees, a common focus on the ways in which high quality academic research can be used in the development and...
Conference paper

Urban Sustainability Transition - A 'Tipping Point' Approach

This paper proposes a ‘tipping point’ approach. Key conditions that lead to tipping point are discussed with examples from various fields and as related to urban sustainability transitions.