Embodied carbon in buildings: a new frontier in greenhouse gas reduction

September 01, 2023

How we reduce CO2 emissions in the built environment is changing – with focus moving from energy efficiency to reducing embodied carbon, according to UNSW’s Philip Oldfield.

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New eco-friendly way to make ammonia could be boon for agriculture

January 19, 2021

Ammonia has sustained humanity since the early 20th century, but its production leaves a huge carbon footprint. Now researchers have found a way to make it 100 per cent renewable.

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How mining and renewable energy go hand in hand on the road to net zero

September 11, 2023

A UNSW expert explains why mining will be vital to help renewable energy technologies flourish and to achieve greenhouse gas emission targets.

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Farm dams can be converted into renewable energy storage systems: study

September 07, 2023

New research suggests Australia’s agricultural water reservoirs could be an innovative energy storage solution for variable renewables.

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UNSW Founders launch accelerator program, Climate 10x

May 05, 2023

UNSW Founders has launched Climate 10x, a new accelerator program set to fast track the development of six Australian startups building innovations to decarbonise the planet.

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UNSW Sydney rockets into the global top 20 in latest QS Rankings

June 28, 2023

The University has placed equal 19th with the University of Sydney in the global rankings, reinforcing the city’s reputation as a top global city for higher education. 

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21st century materials

September 05, 2023

Concrete is the second most consumed material in the world after water, used most widely in the construction industry.

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Decarbonisation: How your future career can help us

November 07, 2022

What degree to choose if you want to deliver an environmentally sustainable future.

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UNSW’s hydrogen-diesel engine to reduce CO2 emissions by more than 85%

October 07, 2022

A team from UNSW Sydney’s School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering have developed the Hydrogen-Diesel Direct Injection Dual-Fuel System which will allow existing diesel engines to run using 90 per cent hydrogen as fuel. 

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