13 Jul 2018

Recent scholarly attention shows that grassroots civil society low-carbon energy initiatives increasingly become part of the subnational climate change governance landscape.

Journal article
01 Jun 2018

Unprecedented levels of urbanisation coupled with revolutions in transport, energy, and data technology offer new opportunities to reshape cities. Cities of the future need to be planned strategically to support environmental and social well-being as well as economic productivity. To do so, cities must encourage compact and connected urban growth.

Working paper
23 Jan 2018

Resilient and sustainable infrastructure is critical to economic growth and social progress. Looking at the challenges and opportunities ahead, this report harnesses the views of more than 500 industry decision makers globally, all of whom work on projects of +US$100 million.

Report
21 Sep 2017

From large-scale mixed-use developments with hundreds of offices and dwellings to smaller university precincts, this precincts standard can be used to achieve carbon neutrality and showcase climate leadership.

Guide
13 Jun 2019

This report uses comparative analysis to provide insight into the potential for Non-Motorised Transport to assist African cities, and the global community, in achieving their climate-related goals.

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
21 May 2019

This report is based on lessons learned from 16 cities that are working toward electrifying their bus transit fleets. It provides background information on e-buses and offers a planning and implementation framework for cities with varying levels of experience in e-bus adoption.

Report
21 May 2019

Electric buses (e-buses) can help cities address air quality issues and reduce greenhouse gas emissions (along with a clean grid). However, the transition to e-buses has been subject to growing pains. This report identifies some of the largest and most common barriers to e-bus adoption.

Report
02 Jan 2019

This paper presents the results of a bikesharing study in City of Adelaide based on the implementation of a web-based questionnaire survey with real users of bikeshare schemes. These findings of the study pointed out that the low frequency of usage was recorded among bikeshare users. Males are more likely to utilise bikeshare than female counterparts.

Journal article
14 May 2019

The debate about the transition away from fossil fuels has focused on costs, but right here in Australia we have examples of the benefits of sustainable new energy sources for our cities.

Commentary
19 Apr 2017

This study compares and contrasts Australian and global best practices in policy and regulation for the energy and carbon performance of the built environment. It examines the drivers and opportunities for, and barriers to, the adoption of best practices in Australia.

Report