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8 June 2016 - 10:54am

2016 article, 'Blue Mountains launches low carbon tourism program' 26 May 2016, The Fifth Estate

"There’s a strong future for eco-tourism in NSW’s Blue Mountains, following the launch of a CRC for Low Carbon Living-funded program designed to promote businesses that reduce their carbon footprints."

Scientia Prof Deo Prasad and Prof Peter Graham at Paris meeting
1 June 2016 - 9:46am

2016 news article, 'Knowledge sharing pivotal for a low carbon global building industry future', The Fifth Estate, Scientia Professor Deo Prasad

"One of the key observations made by the Global ABC members was the importance placed on the considerable role developed countries can play in sharing knowledge with the less developed. This knowledge is evidence for design, planning and policy innovations plus the availability of tools, data, technologies and systems. Ultimately such knowledge sharing can help governments and industry decision makers make informed choices or set up sustainable building codes, knowing the information they use is credible and accepted by industry experts and researchers."

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27 May 2016 - 3:17pm

Professor in Sustainable Energy and Leader: Research Node for Low Carbon Living (Level E)

The University of South Australia is an enterprising and dynamic, outward-looking institution established in 1991, but built on more than 150 years of teaching, learning and research excellence of our antecedent institutions. The University is South Australia’s largest and continues to enjoy a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and global rankings - it is ranked amongst the top 3% of universities worldwide and in the top 50 international universities under 50 years of age.

27 May 2016 - 9:39am

In an Australian first, the tourism business community in the Blue Mountains has proved that a low carbon future for businesses and users is possible, with the launch today of one of the most extensively researched low carbon regional programs.

12 May 2016 - 2:36pm

A research scholarship (Masters Level) is available at Swinburne University of Technology. The scholarship is part of a recent research grant awarded by the CRC for Low Carbon Living.



2 May 2016 - 2:06pm

2016 radio interview, 2SER Community Radio Station, "It's Getting Hot in Here". Dr Paul Osmond talks effects of city planning and architecture on temperature variations across Sydney

2 May 2016 - 1:17pm

2016 news article, 'Curtin University to develop world’s first zero carbon neighbourhood in WA', Australian Design Review

'“We believe this is the first project of its kind in the world and as such, the results will be of great interest on a global scale,” Green said. 


2 May 2016 - 1:14pm

2016 news article, 'White Gum Valley development to be world's first zero carbon neighbourhood',

“In a world where we are increasingly seeing people living in shared developments, these kinds of innovations potentially reflect the future of power utilities, a future that makes solar power a viable option for 

2 May 2016 - 1:13pm

2016 blog, 'Battery Storage Trials Launched',

"About 100 Alkimos Beach residents could see their electricity bills fall by 15 per cent after the launch of their four-year energy storage trial

2 May 2016 - 1:10pm

2016 blog, 'Is White Gum Valley leading the way in Disrupting Australia’s Energy System?', Mayor Pettit's Blog, City of Freemantle 

"It was great to see a development in little old White Gum Valley get nationwide press this week for its leadership in distributed solar and storage."