16 Jan 2018
WA to be hit by China recycle ban
9 June 2017, Curtin University
Low meat diet book wins prestigious World Book Gourmand Award
CUSP Institute researchers Talia Raphaely and Dora Marinova have been recognised at this year’s World Book Gourmand Awards, which annually honour the best food and wine books, printed or digital, as well as food television, from around the globe. Read more
1 June 2017, The New Daily
‘Carbon capture’ technology is nothing but a smokescreen
No politician can singlehandedly bring back coal – not even Donald Trump
On the night Donald Trump won the US election, Doug Ratliff of Richlands, owner of struggling shopping malls in a region hit hard by coal closures, said Trump “gives people hope” that these ailing industries can be brought back to health. But the reality is that Trump won’t be able to do it. Read more.
15 November 2016, The Conversation
Josh Byrne to lead national zero energy homes project
Environmental scientist and television presenter Josh Byrne is set to lead a new project to help get developers building zero energy homes. Read more.
16 September 2016
Professor Peter Newman talks in the US
Professor Peter Newman recently returned from a US trip where a highlight was visiting a new privately funded urban rail project in Florida which follows our Entrepreneur Rail Model. He has just published an article in The Conversation on this.
He also spoke on National Public Radio on the The Dianne Rehm Show and on the and a nationally syndicated show called Greenpreneur talking about such issues as well as The End of Automobile Dependence, his new book with Jeff Kenworthy.
- The Greenpreneur Show, Sunday 7 August 2016 (podcast)
- The Dianne Rehm Show, NPR, Thursday 12 August 2016 (transcript)
18 March 2016, The Conversation
“The 30-minute city”: how do we put the political rhetoric into practice?
About more than urban rail and other transit projects, this goal means transforming our cities into centres of activity where work, study and services are all close by. Peter Newman, Curtin University. Read more.