The CRC for Low Carbon Living produced a series of snapshots at the end of 2015 highlighting its achievements in enabling a carbon built environment sector, specifically in the areas of:Once in a generation capacity buildingTransforming industry Products and systems for future buildings and citiesEvidence base for policy, planning and design innovations

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17 Dec 2019

The Integrated Carbon Metrics (ICM) Embodied Carbon Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) Database (ICM Database) provides Australian-specific Carbon Footprint Intensities for around 700 construction and building materials, as well as built environment-related products and processes, based on a hybrid life cycle assessment methodology.

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15 May 2016

This report forms part of the deliverables for the CRC for Low Carbon Living project RP2010 'Informing and Trialling Low Carbon Inclusions in State Government Built Environment Sector Tenders'. The project is being undertaken in collaboration with UrbanGrowth NSW by Curtin University.

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22 Jul 2016

This publication is an analytical report aiming to support the on-going review/revision of EU climate and energy policy instruments. The first objective of the report is to contribute to making 2016 the year of delivery for EU instruments aiming to reduce buildings' energy consumption and their related GHG emissions.

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15 Jun 2017

The climate policy framework is the most important climate reform in Sweden's history. It will provide the long-term conditions for business and society to implement the transition needed to solve the challenge of climate change.

Strategy
03 Sep 2016

The series of publications review the most successful sustainable practices, resulted in ecological, economic and social benefits from the implemented projects in energy efficiency in the residential buildings, municipal heating, construction and in general in housing and community utilities.

Fact sheet
24 Apr 2019

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.

Journal article
28 Mar 2019

In this report, the World Bank and World Resources Institute show how the next generation of infrastructure projects can tap natural systems and, where appropriate, integrate green and gray infrastructure.

Report
12 Feb 2019

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.

Report
13 Mar 2019

In order to achieve the environmental dimension of sustainable development, there is a need to scale up environmental action and also to improve environmental monitoring and analysis.

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04 Mar 2019

The analysis served to, assess what extent EU policy tools addressing products are supporting circular, sustainable products. The analysis found there is potential for further strengthening the policies, especially as concerns the circular design of products such as textiles and furniture. Also, more could be done to support consumers and circular sectors such as reuse and repair.

Working paper
05 Feb 2019

By far the largest mining endeavor globally is digging up sand, mainly for the concrete that goes into buildings. But this little-noticed and largely unregulated activity has serious costs — damaging rivers, wreaking havoc on coastal ecosystems, and even wiping away entire islands.

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