29 Jun 2018

Developed and administered by the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ICSA), the ‘IS Tool’ is designed to be used to evaluate the sustainability of infrastructure across design, construction, and operational phases. The tool can be used as part of a self- assessment as well as being able to be formally certified as ‘Commended’, ‘Excellent’, or ‘Leading’.

Survey
01 Jan 2015

This report provides a means to determine where Integrated Carbon Metrics goals should be directed, so as to ensure research and tools are developed to best suit industry requirements. This report provides a summary of a scoping study’s findings and a brief discussion of workshop outcomes. 

Other text
25 Apr 2017

Green building assessment methods, which play an essential role in promoting the development of greenbuildings, have attracted much attention in recent years. Many studies have been conducted on the development of new assessment methods and improvement of existing ones through comparative analysis. However, there is no comprehensive study that explicitly explores these efforts.

Journal article
27 Mar 2019

This analysis shows that the final rules agreed on how zero and low-emission cars are counted towards the Cars CO2 regulation in the European Union – i.e. the multiplier for plug-in hybrids, double-counting in some markets as well as the potential inclusion of Norway – leave room for gaming and loopholes.

Briefing paper
18 Mar 2019

On Monday 18 March 2019, the European Commission will present and discuss with Member States, industry and civil society a “Roadmap towards clean vehicles”. This document is the first-ever EU strategy to tackle polluting diesels on the road. It is the first proposal for an integrated EU strategy to tackle the legacy of Dieselgate currently on Europe’s roads.

Briefing paper
07 Mar 2019

Trees and green spaces are essential for urban sustainability and liveability, but so is planting the right things in the right places...
Read the full article on the University of Melbourne's Pursuit site.

Article
15 Apr 2019

In this report, the IEA provides recommendations for further improvements of Ireland’s energy policy to help the country continue to transform its energy sectors in order to meet the emissions reduction target for 2030.

Report
01 Dec 2018

This report focuses on technical opportunities and policies for cost-effective scenarios for meeting food, land use, and greenhouse gas emissions goals in 2050 in ways that can also help to alleviate poverty and do not exacerbate water challenges.

Report
18 Jan 2019

The aim of the paper is to examine the long-term relationship between economic complexity, energy consumption structure, and greenhouse gas emission, within a panel of European Union countries and two subpanels: (i) European economies with higher economic complexity and (ii) European economies with a lower level of economic complexity.

Journal article
08 Apr 2019

This report explores the critical role buildings can play in meeting climate change ambitions, using a portfolio of clean energy solutions that exist today.

Report