Griffith Hack Clean & Sustainable Technologies


Clean and sustainable businesses defy downturn by Justin Blows
October 31, 2008, 8:25 am
Filed under: News

There are some amazing opportunities in the clean and sustainable technology area that, according to this report, may well defy the economic downturn.  As reported in this article, some suggest that the spike in food, energy and raw material prices that was experienced before the onset of the financial crisis was a sign that the world could be reaching the limits of its consumption capacity, requiring a new ordering of priorities.  Can clean and sustainable technologies offer us economic growth were traditional technologies can not?

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Green growth to solve financial and climate crises? by Justin Blows
October 27, 2008, 8:35 am
Filed under: News

The influencial economist Nicholas Stern argues in this article that the only economic way forward, particularly in light of the financial crises, is to promote sustainable growth, including making the technology base that underpins out economy clean and sustainable, and to prevent further destruction of our environment.

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Melbourne to become electric vehicle Nirvana by Justin Blows
October 24, 2008, 8:17 am
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Better Place, AGL and Macquarie Capital announced they are building infrastructure for electric vehicles in Melbourne, including public charging points and battery exchanges.  The electricity will be from renewable sources.

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The green ICT revolution by Justin Blows
October 24, 2008, 8:09 am
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ICT has the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by many times its own direct emissions.  Find out what some companies are doing.

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Australia gobbles up solar panels by Justin Blows
October 22, 2008, 7:54 am
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Households earning less than $100,000 qualify for an $8000 rebate from the Federal Government if they install roof-top solar panels to generate electricity. But it is reported that the government is rethinking the rebate after it has received 30 times the number of applications it budgeted for.

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Carbon Market Expo Australasia 2008, 30-31 October by Griffith Hack
October 17, 2008, 1:06 pm
Filed under: Conferences

Australia’s first conference for carbon market participants & service providers across Australasia, the Carbon Market Expo Australasia 2008, is being held on 30-31 October 2008 on the Gold Coast. Griffith Hack will have representatives attending the event.

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3rd International Solar Energy Society Conference, Asia Pacific Region, 25-28 November by Griffith Hack
October 17, 2008, 12:57 pm
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The 3rd International Solar Energy Society Conference for the Asia Pacific Region is being held on 25-28 November in Sydney, Australia. Griffith Hack is the Keynote Speaker Sponsor for Professor Martin Green’s session on photovoltaics, and Dr Justin Blows will be presenting during the Industry Forum session on Wednesday 26 November on Patents and trademarks for low emission technologies: what you need to know.

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