How to change our relationship with plastic
It's not evil, but we do need to adopt different habits and think about reusable alternatives to many single-use plastic products.
As the planet’s resources continue to diminish, we must look to research, innovation and collaboration to deliver a sustainable world for future generations. From energy storage solutions and smart urban planning, to ensuring a steady food supply in a world of climate change, our industry experts offer insights.
Tapping into change
Safe and clean access to water and sanitation is still not a right afforded to everyone, even in Australia.
New power and a world of panes
Technologies being developed using one of the planet's most abundant materials will be a game-changer in solar energy.
Pacific Islands thinking SMART
ClimateWorks Australia has developed a tool to help Pacific Island countries design pathways for the future through sustainable, climate-resilient, net-zero-emissions development.
Turning plastic into fuel
With China no longer accepting Australian waste, an innovative home-grown solution is planned to turn plastic and used tyres into fuel.
Liquid salts fuelling global change
Researchers are focusing on sustainable ammonia to create sustainable fuel and help preserve our coral reefs.
The new breed of power rangers
More than one hundred researchers are working together to create electronics in which next to no energy is lost.
One fish, two fish, big fish, little fish
Throwing back small fish is being challenged as we learn more about the relationship between fish size and reproductive capacity – or, why the big one should get away.
Episode 2: Is our future sustainable?
What does research tell us we need to do to preserve our way of life? In this 10 min documentary, leading academics and industry thought-leaders provide their insight.
Breaking the art of glass
New research aims to unlock the structural mystery of glass in order to make it stronger.
RISE: Changing lives among the urban poor
A five-year, Monash-led project RISE aims to bring clean water and sanitation to impoverished urban communities.