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One of Perth's natural-gas powered buses

Clean energy for public transport - what are the options?

Monday, 6 April 2009

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.

Eastern Distribution Tunnel in Sydney

What are the benefits of reducing car travel?

Monday, 6 April 2009

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is a great reason to ditch your car for a day. But what other benefits are there for us?

solar panels

Renewable energy investment trends

Friday, 3 April 2009

One investment sector that’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.

Smartrider processor

Making public transport easier to use

Sunday, 29 March 2009

New technology can make public transport easier and simpler to use

What would make bike-riding easier for cyclists?

Sunday, 29 March 2009

Cycling is an easy and fast way to get around, but could do with some more support to make it safer.

cycling

Get on your bike, once a week

Tuesday, 24 March 2009

Cycling to work is another one of those doubly-good eco-friendly ideas. As well as helping the environment, you're also saving yourself a trip to the gym.

Park and Ride station in Perth

We're back with a new challenge! Leave your car at home and try an alternative

Tuesday, 24 March 2009

We're back with a new challenge! This time it's ditching the car once a week. It's a great way to explore your alternatives - train, bus, bike, your own feet.

green jobs

Green jobs: real or over-hyped?

Friday, 20 March 2009

The debate about the Rudd Government's emissions trading scheme has focused on potential job losses. Claims are coming in from both sides.

solutions for a better world - globe in grass

Think green and be a winner

Tuesday, 10 March 2009

The Eco-Minds program is all about charging your passion for the environment and drumming up interest in sustainability...plus the opportunity to get your hands on an awesome prize! But be quick, time is running out!

nuclear power plant

Is nuclear the answer to climate change?

Thursday, 5 March 2009

The nuclear debate is back on the agenda. Former treasurer Peter Costello says the green movement needs to embrace it and the ABARE says there is a strong business case for it. But opponents say it is too dangerous, too expensive and insufficient.

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