Can Australians be sustainable and enjoy endless economic growth? It's not likely
It's up to state governments to ensure urban planning rules properly reflect both the desires of residents in the 21st century and the principles of sustainability.
What have businesses put on the table ahead of the Paris climate summit in December?
Turns out that growing food hooked up to fish tanks is actually a pretty good idea.
We have all the tools to achieve economic growth and environmental sustainability - we just have to choose to use them.
Splitting the Goods and Services Tax in two, and taxing goods at a higher rate, would help to reflect the extra environmental damage done by products that are bought and later thrown in the rubbish.
How to make companies take seriously their responsibilities to the rest of us.
Don't throw out your used coffee grounds. They could be used in the garden, an engine or even a research lab.
Environmental sustainability will not figure into this year's Dietary Guidelines for Americans, but the process helped build evidence – and consumer support – for inclusion in future DGAs.
Integrated research is key to sustainable development, which helps Africa resolve its energy woes.
Sustainable energy is crucial for smaller African cities which are generally overlooked. These cities receive much less research and funding focus.
Campaigners against commercial kangaroo harvesting say it's unsustainable and have convinced California to extend a ban on kangaroo imports. But are Australia's world-famous roos really at risk?
Mining waste rock from historic mines or even treated sewage to find useful metals and minerals could be a sustainable way to meet demand for these finite resources.
A 21st century government would put the environment on at least an equal footing with the economy. That means no more extinctions, and no more putting ourselves before wildlife or future generations.
To start, businesses can stop creating problems that governments have to fix.
After two years of negotiations, the UN Sustainable Development goals will be adopted today. How can society and government actually end poverty and achieve other lofty goals?
Higher education can play a key role in pursuing the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. Collaboration will be crucial.
Have the Sustainable Development Goals been co-opted by big business?
A government for the 21st century needs to work out how we can grow our food, manufacture goods and dispose of waste without making such a huge mess.
By promoting more sustainable development we can improve the quality of life and opportunity here in Australia, while also promoting prosperity in the many developing countries in our region.