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People walking in city
5 June 2018 - 2:15pm
Carbon footprint analysis expert and CRCLCL project leader UNSW Associate Professor Tommy Wiedmann has contributed to an international report revealing cities have a 60% larger carbon footprint than previously estimated.
31 May 2018 - 10:46am
It’s not technology or economics slowing Australia’s switch to renewable energy – the main barrier is organisational, says Dr Mark Diesendorf.
25 May 2018 - 2:52pm

Fifteen CRC for Low Carbon Living researchers have had their projects fast-tracked towards utilisation at a CSIRO Launch Camp in Adelaide.

24 May 2018 - 1:44pm

We're proud to sponsor The Fifth Estate's latest ebook How To Bring Your Office to Life featuring the CRCLCL's Christian Criado-Perez discussing healthy workspaces and high performing buildings. Christian carried out an in-depth study of 200 senior managers in the Australian built environment sector to assess the key drivers shaping the design and development of office buildings. Read the ebook here. You can find Christian's Building Better Decisions report here

17 May 2018 - 4:02pm
The truth is out – Australian kids really do want to walk, cycle or scoot to school but most are driven by car according to new research funded by the CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) and released on National Walk Safely to School Day.
Dr Jemma Green with Sir Richard Branson
20 April 2018 - 3:07pm
PhD graduate Jemma Green says her CRCLCL research was "instrumental' in developing Power Ledger, the peer-to-peer renewable energy trading platform she will pitch to Sir Richard Branson at his Necker Island retreat in October.
16 April 2018 - 9:24am
Our Education Leader Dr Mark Diesendorf has researched 22 different scenarios for Australia transitioning to renewable energy. Read his piece in The Conversation.
4 April 2018 - 9:09am

Mammoth efforts are being put into tools and materials to optimise the design and development of high-performance buildings, but new research out of the CRC for Low Carbon Living has revealed these resources are underutilised. Read the full article in The Fifth Estate here

School children in front of computer
27 March 2018 - 1:52pm
Australian school students are learning how to measure and reduce their school’s carbon footprint, saving schools almost $30,000 collectively on utility bills by using the ClimateClever Program.
13 March 2018 - 11:57am

CRC for Low Carbon Living researcher and high-rise expert Dr Philip Oldfield was interviewed by UNSW Magazine about the rise of wooden skyscrapers. Aided by breakthroughs in the manufacture of materials, and a push for sustainable urban living, wooden towers have emerged at the cutting edge of community-friendly architecture. Read the full article here