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 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.


Global warming & disease

Friday, 13 April 2012

Climate change is a health hazard. More Australians face dying in heatwaves and they have a greater risk of catching infectious diseases as a result of climate change. Rising temperatures, more natural disasters and changing rainfall patterns will have to affect people's health as much as the environment.

sustainable communities

Creating sustainable communities

Tuesday, 3 April 2012

Alongside the increasing interest in sustainable living, one thing that’s particularly encouraging and growing rapidly is the support and green vision from our local councils.


State governments backtrack on climate change

Friday, 30 March 2012

State governments around Australia are now dismantling programs to fight climate change. It will increase emissions


The green fungi mile

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Caitlin from the G office takes on the challenge to grow her own mushrooms.

Local heroes

Local heroes

Tuesday, 20 March 2012

G’s editor Emma, on why there’s no nobler profession than being a farmer, particularly in our current times.


Melting ice: Earth's white flag

Friday, 16 March 2012

Melting ice in the Arctic is the Earth's warning signal. It will have knock on effects around the world and it needs to be managed now.


For the love of worms

Monday, 20 February 2012

Twelve-year old guest-blogger Mia Vissenjoux from the Keep Australia Beautiful's LITTLE Committee has completed the G challenge and is now in love with worm farming.


Houses built of zero carbon

Friday, 17 February 2012

Australia will have to upgrade its building standards to allow more zero carbon houses to be built. Zero carbon houses produce big costs savings in energy and people are prepared to pay for that.

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