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  1. 20 April 2021 - Design

    City climate leadership a model for sustainability

    The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals are a global blueprint, but University of Melbourne experts say our cities have a key role in transformative change.

  2. 31 March 2021 - Humanities

    One (wo)man’s trash...

    A community-led group, enabled by social media, are rescuing hard waste and building a more connected society, writes a University of Melbourne anthropologist.

  3. 30 March 2021 - Design

    Designing liveable cities for our future climate

    The Climate Imaginary exhibit explores works from designers including University of Melbourne to envision better and creative climate futures for our cities

  4. 28 January 2021 - Science Matters

    Five green ways to help keep your cool this summer

    Greener cities can help us beat the heat this summer –researchers, including some from the University of Melbourne, have these five plant-based tips to help.

  5. 30 November 2020 - Legal Affairs

    The investor-led push on climate change

    University of Melbourne experts say investor-led pressure on Australian companies is forcing Boards to adopt business practices to meet climate change goals.

  6. 30 October 2020 - Design

    Without sustainable cities, global development goals will fail

    Australian cities are applying the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, using local action to drive global sustainability, show University of Melbourne experts.

  7. 16 October 2020 - Inside Business

    Sustainable success for Australian business

    A University of Melbourne expert says the disruption of COVID-19 provides an opportunity for Australian businesses to adopt more sustainable practices.

  8. 30 September 2020 - Design

    The time is now for Indigenous design equity

    Indigenous Australians have long been architects, engineers and land managers; a University of Melbourne expert says that wisdom must help tackle climate change

  9. 28 September 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    From grapevine waste to a sustainable building material

    New University of Melbourne research finds grapevine prunings – an abundant source of agricultural crop waste – can be turned into recycled building materials.

  10. 12 June 2020 - Science Matters

    Climate change policy: The missing middle

    The COVID crisis has brought about bipartisanship and consensus; University of Melbourne experts say this is urgently needed for effective climate change policy