If you're trying to reduce your personal carbon footprint, getting rid of that standby drain will cut up to 10% of your electricity-related emissions.
Standby power accounts for up to 10% of the average household's electricity use. I don't know about you, but I'm pretty happy to take a 10% reduction in my electricity bill, so hopefully this will do the trick.
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With the auto industry in decline, electric bikes might be the way of the future. Should governments start subsidising these zero emission vehicles in the battle against climate change?
There is a lot of debate about whether to have carbon trading or a carbon tax. Proponents of a carbon tax, including the Victorian Governor David de Kretser, say a carbon tax is more transparent.
As we move to a greener future, we're going to be using cars less often - it's time to get the best alternatives organised.
Some families are completely car-free, relying instead on buses, trains, biking and walking. Could you do it?
Even though public transport is more efficient than car travel, it could be even better if it were run on cleaner sources of fuel. There are a lot more options for this than there used to be.
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is a great reason to ditch your car for a day. But what other benefits are there for us?
One investment sector thatâ€™s always been primed for growth has been renewables. Regardless of the economic crisis, global warming will increase the amount of money that will pour into this sector. What are the investment trends? And which sectors will be the winners and losers.