Working and producing less to reduce humanity’s carbon footprint is part of a growing movement towards a ‘degrowth’ economy.
Incremental change is not enough if we want to limit temperature rises to 1.5°C, says the IPCC’s Working Group III, which includes UNSW sustainability expert Tommy Wiedmann.
Humanity is off track to keeping global warming to 1.5℃. But if we pull out all stops, we’ve still got a chance.
Countries all over the world who want to report their global material footprint will benefit from a new research platform.
If we are to reduce net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, we haven’t made a good start. Governments, industry and individuals need to do much more, a new study shows.
New UNSW research has disproved the claim that the transition to renewable electricity systems will harm the global economy.
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.
The Industrial Ecology Virtual Laboratory is helping governments and businesses see that society has an environmental footprint extending far beyond its physical boundaries.