Western Australians are going to the poll on Saturday, April 5, to elect six senators to represent the State to Federal Parliament. Environmental groups nationwide are hoping it will be a historic day to defeat Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his power over the Upper House. After six months or so in office, the Abbott’s Coalition Government has been under...
SOAS, University of London launches an exciting new MSc programme in Environment, Politics and Development. Taught by leading political ecologists, the MSc offers a critical analysis of key contemporary issues including water, forestry, climate, fisheries, agricultural production, biodiversity, conflicts and energy supply. The programme explores challenging questions, including: • How does the environment intersect...
Oxford Brookes Institute for Sustainable Development (OISD) develop revolutionary GreenUnit modular buildingBy Oxford Brookes The Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment Mon, Dec 16, 2013 9:18PM UTC Comments Off
As the UK’s desire for more sustainable buildings grows the Oxford Brookes Institute for Sustainable Development (OISD) has been leading the way. A couple of years ago OISD gave Philip Claydon funding to work on a building that would have multiple uses whilst being as green as possible. The project was to make a modular...
Indian mining magnates are now considered to be among the threats that put the Great Barrier Reef at great risk. The Federal government gave the green light to the massive expansion of three major port terminals at Abbot Point, 26 km north of Bowen in Central Queensland– positioned to become one of the world’s largest...
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