Pollution

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Report

Lethal power: how coal is killing people in Australia

The damaging effects of air pollution from burning coal on the lungs of both children and adults is described and quantified in this report. Asthma, chronic lung disease and their effects on other organ systems are all higher with exposure to particulate air pollution. The...
Conference paper

Site layout planning through BIM visualisation - a case study

The paper here explores minimisation of wastes on construction sites, as defined by Lean Construction, using a BIM model highlighting the construction site layout planning to visualise the various aspects of space constraints, access routes, safety considerations, and a visual approach to progress monitoring and...
Policy

Compliance and enforcement: draft policy

This draft policy covers the Victorian EPA’s compliance and enforcement approaches for supporting and directing compliance as well as the EPA’s principles and criteria for decision-making, including the consideration of risk, and behaviour and motivations for compliance.
Working paper

Clean fuel switch: exploring the multiple benefits of biogas

Indoor air pollution from burning wood, charcoal and animal dung for household cooking and heating causes an estimated 2.2–4.2 million premature deaths annually. CISL and the project team worked closely with the Dunga Beach community in western Kenya to select 50 households to receive a...
Book

Status and trends of coral reefs of the Pacific

This document is part of the status report series of the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN) founded in 1995 as part of the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) to document the ecological conditions of coral reefs, to strengthen monitoring efforts, and to link existing...
Strategy

Stony Creek rehabilitation plan 2019 – 2029

This plan aims to restore, enhance and protect the condition of Stony Creek and its surrounding environment into the future.
Report

Plastics in the environment

There is growing concern about the use of plastics and their effects on the environment and human health. This document sets out how plastics are made, used and disposed of. It also covers how plastics enter the environment and the risks plastics pose to New...
Report

Global Environment Outlook 6 for industry in Asia-Pacific

This report shows the environmental problems in Asia-Pacific, how they are caused, and how they can be addressed by the region’s rapid industrialization.
Journal article

Clean air for some: unintended spillover effects of regional air pollution policies

China has enacted a number of ambitious pollution control policies to mitigate air pollution in urban areas. Unintended side effects of these policies to other environmental policy arenas and regions have largely been ignored.
Report

Clean air for NSW: 2018 update

This report analyses the trend of particle air pollution in New South Wales, and argues for changes in NSW policies on air pollution to protect public health.