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mushrooms

Mushrooms in cities

Tuesday, 5 June 2012

G test-runs what it’s like to try to grow your own button, brown and shiitake mushrooms at home, with more than a few surprises along the way!

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El Niño returns

Thursday, 24 May 2012

Scientists are now warning a possible return of the El Niño weather pattern in the second half of 2012. That means one thing: more heavy rainfall and more droughts. If what we saw 14 years ago is any guide, it’s going to be disastrous.

recycling-blog

Recycling difficult items

Wednesday, 23 May 2012

The G office wraps up last issue’s Challenge to recycle forgotten items, with some items proving more difficult to recycle than others!

AYCC-blog-Ellen

Carrots for change

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

This issue’s G Challenge encourages you to hold fundraisers for renewable energy in your local hangout. The Australian Youth Climate Coalition’s Ellen Sandell explains just how easy it is!

Emma-blog

Sharing is caring

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Our editor Emma talks about the new issue and shares her thoughts on why we should all be getting involved in the rising trend of collaborative consumption.

Radioactive-waste-blog

Nuclear waste dump politics

Friday, 11 May 2012

Controversy has erupted around around the The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation applying for a licence to store the waste in an 800 square metre interim warehouse at Lucas Heights from 2015. Locals are angry and Australian governments are reluctant to find a proper storage facility. It's an out of sight, out of mind policy.

Mobile-story

Sitting on a mine

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

The G office has taken on this month's Challenge by collecting over 20 old mobile phones for recycling! We trace what will happen to them next.

Meg and koala

Dining with koalas

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

As part of her internship with G, Megan wrote this account of her long awaited meeting with a real live koala. She explains her concerns for the survival of this now threatened species.

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Why a low carbon price is bad economics

Friday, 27 April 2012

Business and vested interests are saying that the proposed $23 a tonne carbon price is too high but the economics of it are simple: if the price is too low, it will discourage investment in renewable energy technologies and continue the high emissions creating climate change

moving-house

Moving green

Thursday, 19 April 2012

Moving house or office can be stressful, but it doesn't have to have a high stress on the environment as well.

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