sustainability

Zoe Xirocostas

Can weeds help us find answers to the world’s problems? Non-native plants have wreaked havoc on so many of the world's precious ecosystems, but what can they teach us about survival?

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin leave a devastating environmental footprint

The use of cryptos like Bitcoin has a significant environmental impact, and sustainability needs to be a pressing concern alongside the economic benefits they generate, says a UNSW Business School expert.

Woman charging electric car

Subsidising electric cars and rolling out more chargers could help Australia achieve half of our new car sales to be electric by 2030.

the japan national stadium

It aims to be the most sustainable Games in history, but will Tokyo 2020 break the Olympic record? 

Airbnb logo being held up in front of a house

Analysis shows most tourist accommodation — be it Airbnb or traditional hotel accommodation — comes with sizeable greenhouse emissions.

A glass ball on moss showing the world, a symbolic picture for environment

If we want to mitigate and solve the many global environmental issues the world is facing, we can’t rely on technology alone, scientists have warned.

balcony garden

You can live in an apartment and still have the garden of your dreams.

UNSW postgraduate winning team at the 2019 Big Idea competition. From left to right: Lauren Hayes, Liana Nguyen, Jules Grimont and Mikhail Mathias. Shehara Hapugalle (not featured) is also part of the Closed Loop team but was unable to attend the event.

Local councils and community centres could soon be able to reprocess their recycled plastic waste thanks to an award-winning idea by UNSW Business School students.   

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With two growing businesses, entrepreneur and UNSW Business School student Frances Atkins is defying the reality that start-up funding goes mostly to men.

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The first food-growing space for the University has been launched for students and staff with a green thumb. 

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