Issues in coastal climate adaptation
Communities, governments and businesses in Australia need to work together on innovative strategies that will help adapt their coastal environments so they will be more resilient as extreme weather events driven by climate become more frequent.
Pathways to prepare for and manage global change
Radical changes to our environment with climate change means we need to map adaptation pathways now that consider options and prepare us for future decisions.
How do we uncouple global development from resource use?
The world's use of finite resources continues to rise as global development continues. Can we help poorer nations raise their standard of living without exhausting all of our raw materials?
Water knowledge flows between the driest places on Earth
Australian water management expertise is informing management of water resources in Chile.
Study: Australians can be sustainable without sacrificing lifestyle or economy
A major study by CSIRO, the Australian National Outlook, reveals Australia has all the tools to achieve economic growth and environmental sustainability - we just have to choose to use them.
Urban Living Labs: a laboratory for living better
Put simply, an Urban Living Lab is a carefully selected urban development designed to test innovations that promote human wellbeing and urban sustainability.
Australia has a big role to play in feeding the world
By embracing science and technology, Australia's agricultural industry could be more efficient, productive and sustainable.
Science can drive the sustainability of our precious soils, water and oceans
Australia’s soil, water, vegetation and biodiversity, and our vast marine estate, are incredibly valuable national assets, which need to be managed effectively. There are still significant gaps in our understanding of these components, and the ways in which they interact. We need to understand them so we can manage them sustainably.
Staying sustainable when you’re not
Barring miracles, or some very rapid advances in medicine, at some stage, you’re going to die. Sad, but true. So let’s assume that you’ve tried to live as environmentally frugally as possible. How can you continue the effort to be sustainable when you yourself aren’t?