#Sydney

  • Article: The City of Sydney Now Runs on 100% Renewable Energy

    The City of Sydney Now Runs on 100% Renewable Energy

    By Madeleine Keck|July 8, 2020

    The city made the switch after community pressure to act on climate change. Read more

  • Article: Sydney’s Air Quality Is 12 Times Worse Than ‘Hazardous’ Levels

    Sydney’s Air Quality Is 12 Times Worse Than ‘Hazardous’ Levels

    By Madeleine Keck|Dec. 16, 2019

    “It is unprecedented, these conditions are a risk to people’s health.” Read more

  • Article: The Sydney Opera House Just Pledged to Support the United Nations’ Global Goals

    The Sydney Opera House Just Pledged to Support the United Nations’ Global Goals

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 31, 2019

    The performing arts institution hosts almost 11 million guests each year. Read more

  • Article: Activists Call For an End to Plastic Pollution at Sydney Premiere of 'ACTIVATE: The Global Citizen Movement'

    Activists Call For an End to Plastic Pollution at Sydney Premiere of 'ACTIVATE: The Global Citizen Movement'

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 10, 2019

    The docu-series premieres in Australia on Sept. 16. Read more

  • Article: Sydney Declares Climate Emergency, Joining Fast-Growing Global Movement

    Sydney Declares Climate Emergency, Joining Fast-Growing Global Movement

    By Joe McCarthy|June 21, 2019

    “This emergency is not just about the numbers, it is about our communities.” Read more

  • Article: Water Restrictions Will Be Enforced in Sydney for the First Time in a Decade

    Water Restrictions Will Be Enforced in Sydney for the First Time in a Decade

    By Madeleine Keck|May 30, 2019

    Sydney uses an estimated 11 billion liters of water a week. Read more

  • Article: Lord Mayors of Australia’s Largest Capital Cities Call for Federal Reforms on Homelessness

    Lord Mayors of Australia’s Largest Capital Cities Call for Federal Reforms on Homelessness

    By Madeleine Keck|May 8, 2019

    “We can’t achieve this alone. We need a partner in Canberra that is willing to tackle homelessness.” Read more

  • Article: Big Cities Are Vowing to Make New Buildings Carbon Neutral by 2030

    Big Cities Are Vowing to Make New Buildings Carbon Neutral by 2030

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 24, 2018

    London, Tokyo, and New York City are among the many cities planning to make the change. Read more