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Australian manufacturing ready to embrace clean tech future – AMWU

June 29, 2012 • Media Release, SustainabilityComments (0)

The Federal Government’s record multi-billion dollar investment in Australian jobs and industry will position manufacturing for a strong and cleaner future, says the AMWU. Acting AMWU National Secretary Paul Bastian said the investment, due to begin from this Sunday as a part of the Government’s Clean Energy Future plan, was a crucial step forward for

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Australia’s Zero Carbon Building Revealed, As The Government Prepares To Roll Out The Carbon Tax

June 27, 2012 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Published on Jun 26, 2012 by WorldNewsAustralia Sourcing its energy from renewable resources, the project is part of the Governments Clean Energy Future campaign, aimed towards promoting the benefits of the Carbon Tax. Affecting the top 500 polluters in

Primary School Students Turn Plastics Into Playgrounds

June 11, 2012 • SustainabilityComments (0)

World Environment Day last week, saw Oakleigh South Primary School students turn soft plastics into playgrounds. Working with the RED Group’s ‘RED Project’ – an innovative program where primary schools play a key role in collecting and

The connections between ocean and atmosphere

June 8, 2012 • SustainabilityComments (0)

“The Southern Ocean is a sponge for carbon dioxide. Here, Australian oceanographer and Southern Ocean specialist Steve Rintoul explains how the ocean absorbs CO2. A scientist at CSIRO and the Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research

How does the ocean affect the climate?

May 24, 2012 • SustainabilityComments (0)

‘Australian oceanographer Steve Rintoul is a Southern Ocean specialist, working at CSIRO Wealth from Oceans Flagship Hobart and the Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems Cooperative Research centre. In the first of a series of interviews from the Antarctic