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This study evaluates the technological, economic, environmental, regulatory and social feasibility of adopting algae building technology in Sydney NSW Australia as a source of renewable energy. Interview with 23 stakeholders in the built environment illustrate the drivers and challenges associated with such technology.
The standard mathematical approach used to calculate photovoltaic (PV) array spacing contains a number of assumptions that limits its use to PV arrays installed on horizontal surfaces. This paper utilises vector analysis to develop a new method to calculate array spacing and potential system size...
Reviewing the 160‐year history of Australian mineral development indicates that local and international factors have all been influential in constraining or sustaining mining, including economics, geology and social forces. Research undertaken through the Mineral Futures Collaboration Cluster indicates that, in future, environmental and social factors...
By 2050, humanity could devour an estimated 140 billion tons of minerals, ores, fossil fuels and biomass per year – three times its current appetite – unless the economic growth rate is “decoupled” from the rate of natural resource consumption.
Developed countries citizens consume...
This paper finds that a price floor is well suited to addressing policy generated carbon price risk as domestic and international policy frameworks mature, reducing the risk of unintended low carbon prices.
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...
To achieve 'green growth' a dramatic shift in the governance of business is required and understanding the complex risk equation that lies at the heart of green growth is essential to bringing about such change.
To achieve ‘green growth’ a dramatic shift in the...
‘Digital technologies are really starting to have an enormous effect on the interactivity of individuals and organisations that now communicate using multiple forms of media in environments that are mobile, fast, and virtual,’ said ACMA Chairman, Chris Chapman.
‘The report assists the...
The establishment of a $500 million Green Car Innovation Fund (GCIF) was one of a number of climate change policies announced by the then Opposition as part of its 2007 federal election campaign. The GCIF was envisaged to operate for five years from 2011 and...
This report finds that while an amended renewable energy target will begin to restructure our polluting power sector and drive billions of dollars of investment in new technologies and skills, Australia's carbon pollution will continue to soar without price signals and other policies to make...