Fair trade tea picker

Celebrate fair times, come on!

Monday, 4 May 2009

Heads up everybody - Fair Trade Fortnight has begun!

electric bike

Two wheeled subsidies?

Friday, 1 May 2009

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?

coal fired power plant

Carbon trading or carbon tax?

Friday, 17 April 2009

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.


Greener future = fewer cars

Monday, 13 April 2009

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.

Kyle and his single-speed

Car-free families

Monday, 13 April 2009

Some families are completely car-free, relying instead on buses, trains, biking and walking. Could you do it?

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.

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