Tag: Luke Marshall

  • Enviro Collective to Push for Car Pooling

    Enviro Collective to Push for Car Pooling

    Whilst Australia has historically been slow to take up carpooling, the concept appears to be re-entering the green debate, possibly in light of rising petrol prices, traffic congestion, and the obvious environmental and health effects due to carbon emissions and degradation of air quality. “People are starting to face up to reality – this culture…

  • 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 campus, with the latest Environmental…

  • 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 sustainability in the curricula and…