The hybrid cooling tower technology uses a combination of water and air cooling, depending on the conditions, and operates in the “dry” mode, which requires no water, for a majority of the year.
Wednesday 23 September 2015
New technology from The University of Queensland could transform electricity generation, making it cheaper and more reliable for drought-affected areas.
About 80,000 tonnes of pollutant nitrogen enters the Great Barrier Reef lagoon each year.
Wednesday 23 September 2015
The latest report card on Great Barrier Reef water quality shows signs of improvement, but the health of the marine environment close to the shore remains poor, driven by
Friday 11 September 2015
The University of Queensland plans to add its own research innovation to a winning combination of sustainability and private enterprise which has been successfully develo
Monday 7 September 2015
In March 2015 the University of Queensland (UQ) commissioned a 3.275 MW photovoltaic research plant at its rural Gatton campus, 80 km west of Brisbane.
Friday 4 September 2015
The theme for this year’s photography competition was ‘Food for Life: Consumption & Production’.
Domestic sewage is often  treated through centralised plants using a system developed in 1913.
Thursday 3 September 2015
The work mainly pertains to domestic sewage, which is now usually treated through centralised plants using activated sludge – a system developed in 1913 involving aerobic
Mature renewable technologies will be a cheaper source of energy by 2025.
Thursday 3 September 2015
The debate about Australia’s 2030 climate target, and how much it will cost Australia’s economy, continues.
The SVII surveying corals in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii - August 2015
Wednesday 2 September 2015
A team of marine biologists from The University of Queensland has witnessed first-hand the potentially damaging effects of rapidly rising ocean temperatures on coral reef
As ocean temperatures increase, marine life will likely move towards the poles -- animals and plants will expand their ranges.
Tuesday 1 September 2015
How will climate change affect life in the oceans?
GCI Water Forum on 19-19 August  brought together more than 100 researchers each day from across UQ.
Monday 24 August 2015
The Global Change Institute’s Sustainable Water program held the second annual UQ Water Forum on 18–19 August at GCI.
The Kimberley, future Asian food bowl – is it sustainable?
Friday 14 August 2015
(A summary of Colin Kennard's 11 August presentation compiled by GCI's Dr Jane O'Sullivan) Colin Kennard combined his own experiences of the Kimberley as a
Where to put  Qld's first electric car charge station?
Monday 3 August 2015
If you build them they will come – in this case if you build electric car charging points then you increase the chance of people opting to buy electric cars.
Image: Bleaching in coral reefs at Fiji (Photo: Peter-Mumby)
Friday 31 July 2015
All coral reefs suffer under climate change but the impacts on some countries are much lighter than would be considered 'fair' given their contribution to globa
In Ghana, tomatoes are an indispensable ingredient in the daily diet, used either fresh or in sauces and soups at most meals.
Monday 20 July 2015
In Ghana about 90,000 smallholders grow tomatoes to supplement their income. Tomatoes, however, mean more than just cash.
Submersible: A team of marine biologists from The University of Queensland has discovered a specialised community of deep-water corals in Curaçao, an island in the Dutch Caribbean.
Monday 20 July 2015
A team of marine biologists from The University of Queensland (UQ) has discovered a specialised community of deep-water corals in Curaçao, an island in the Dutch Caribbea

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