Tag Archives: Environment

Green Thoughts #2: Investing Into Publicly Owned Renewable Energy

Green Thoughts is a new column by the UNSW Environment Collective. The Environment Collective is a group of students from UNSW who believe in collective action on climate change. Here are some stories written by our members which try and grapple with the systemic issues driving the climate crisis, from colonialism …

Read More »

SRC Calls For More Renewable Energy On Campus

The Student Representative Council announced the launch of RenewUNSW, an initiative they say is designed to pressure the university into increasing the amount of renewable energy used on campus. Only a month ago, Tharunka broke the story of how UNSW has consistently lowered its targets for renewable energy usage on …

Read More »

Concerns UNSW Falling Behind in Sustainability

UNSW has again failed to make a list of the country’s top environmentally friendly tertiary institutions, missing out on inclusion in The Australian’s “Ten Greenest Universities.” Higher Education Editor at The Australian, Julie Hare, told Tharunka the universities which had made the list had well-developed operational practices, green buildings, embedded …

Read More »