Blogs

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.

carbon-price-blog-story

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.

global-warming-disease

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.

reverse

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

oyster-mushroom-blog

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.

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