18 Jun 2018

Australia’s cities face significant social, economic and environmental challenges, driven by population growth and rapid urbanisation. The pressure to increase the availability of housing, including a move to a more compact urban form, will lead to greater levels of high-density and medium-density stock.

Conference paper
11 May 2016

Bioenergy is renewable energy generated from biological source materials, and includes electricity, transportation fuels and heating. Source materials are varied types of biomass, including food crops such as corn and sugarcane, non-edible lignocellulosic materials such as agricultural and forestry waste and dedicated crops, and municipal and livestock wastes.

Policy report
05 Oct 2017

At the New South Wales State government's annual Green Globe Awards, the Sustainability Award for Innovative Projects was presented in October 2015 to three citizens' energy projects. In the Climate Change Leadership category, the Tathra Community Solar Farm was awarded the prize.

Chapter
01 Jan 2015

Student poster - Participants Annual Forum 2015 - Giles Thompson Review of national and international low carbon precincts

Poster
08 Jun 2017

This interim review identifies key actions undertaken across the ten One Planet Living principles, and showcases projects that demonstrate the value and impact of the Geelong council’s commitment to One Planet Living.

Policy report
30 Jun 2017

The Urban Street Stormwater Guide illustrates a vision of how cities can utilize one of their best assets—streets—to address resiliency and climate change while creating public spaces that are truly public, and nurturing streets that deliver social and economic value while protecting resources and reconnecting natural ecological processes.

Guide
17 Sep 2012

This report looks at the future development in Ballarat, Victoria. New forms of urban planning, housing and also transport and use of natural resouces are some of the major topics covered.   

Report
31 Oct 2016

This report explores the potential solutions for transitioning existing precincts to be lower carbon through collaboration on engineering solutions, financial models and governance approaches.

Report
15 Jun 2009

The world’s climate is changing. The scientific evidence is incontrovertible: most of this change is due to human activity, and the process is speeding up as more and more carbon dioxide, methane and other greenhouse gases are pumped into the atmosphere. The next 10 years are critical. Carbon dioxide emissions must be cut rapidly.

Report
15 Mar 2015

The Fifth Estate's exploration of how Australia can deliver innovative, sustainable urban developments, featuring a high-profile Salon on Sustainable Precincts. 

Book
05 Dec 2009

Most people now live in cities. In the next one hundred years, cities will rapidly grow in size and complexity. Now, more than ever, there is a need to assess the future impact of engineering constructs before they are built.

Conference paper
16 Nov 2012

Pressures for urban redevelopment are intensifying in all large cities. A new logic for urban development is required – green urbanism – that provides a spatial framework for directing population and investment inwards to brownfields and greyfields precincts, rather than outwards to the greenfields

Conference paper