04 Dec 2015

Through the National Energy Productivity Plan (NEPP), the COAG Energy Council will prioritise improving consumer information and decision making tools, the removal of market barriers to new technologies and services, and supporting wider innovation and competition within industry and energy market. This will support more productive consumer choice from a range of better energy services.

Report
14 Mar 2016

This paper presents a scan of futures inquiry trends, an outline of recent advances in relevant theory, and critically reviews similar ‘transition’-focused and related projects in Europe and the United States. Five leading projects are described and examined: ‘Retrofit 2050’, ‘Urban Transition Labs’, ‘SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050’, ‘Future Car(d) Urbanism’, and ‘Futurescape City Tours’.

Briefing paper
01 Jan 2016

With around 80% of global greenhouse gas emissions directly or indirectly attributed to cities, attempts to mitigate climate change impacts must seriously consider urban carbon transformations. Two challenges are currently constraining urban planning decisions around decarbonisation.

Journal article
01 Jan 2015

Cities are thought to be associated with most of humanity's consumption of natural resources and impacts on the environment. Cities not only constitute major centers of economic activity, knowledge, innovation, and governance—they are also said to be linked to approximately 70% to 80% of global carbon dioxide emissions.

Journal article
01 Jan 2014
  • the role of information and BigData in decision making
  • how interactive rooms and visualizations can support the d-m process
  • urban planning by the Future Cities Lab
  • beyond Smart Cities
Presentation

Student Poster - Participants Annual Forum - Darren SharpeLivewell Yarra: stewarding low carbon communities

Poster
01 Jan 2015

Student Poster - Participants Annual Forum 2015 - David BennettShaping suburbia: the form and future of low rise suburbs

Poster
01 Jan 2015

Student Poster – Participants Annual Forum 2015 – Otto Newhouse An information modelling approach to improve energy management in smart precincts

Poster
01 Jan 2015

Student poster - Participants Annual Forum 2015 - Norman GohWastewater biosolids

Poster
17 Nov 2015

Student Poster - Participant Annual Forum 2015 - Judy BushMitigating the urban heat island effect with green space: policy perspectives

Poster
01 Jan 2015

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

Poster
01 Jan 2015

Student Poster – Participants Annual Forum 2015 – He HeA concept framework capable of clarifying different components of municipal waste management

Poster