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Foil insulation

'Live' foil: insulation safety inspections ordered

Thursday, 11 February 2010

The use of foil insulation under the Government's Home Insulation Program has been suspended, and every house that has had the product installed is to undergo an electrical safety inspection, it has been announced.

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Toyota launches hybrid Camry

Monday, 8 February 2010

Under the cloud of a media storm hitting Toyota over problems with its flagship Prius, the company today launched the first Australian-made hybrid, the Camry.

Plastic bag

Bag-free Tasmania?

Monday, 8 February 2010

Non-biodegradable plastic shopping bags would be banned across Tasmania should the Liberals come to power there, the Opposition have pledged.

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Yellow Pages goes carbon neutral

Friday, 5 February 2010

Sensis has announced its Yellow and White Pages are now certified carbon neutral through the Australian Government's Greenhouse Friendly Program.

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Solar to power Monash University

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

A vast network of solar panels capable of providing enough electricity to power 25 average sized homes for a year has been installed by Monash University at its Clayton campus.

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Tony Abbott's climate plan under attack

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

With the Coalition yesterday announcing their climate change policy under the leadership of Tony Abbott, green groups and experts have come forward to express their disappointment and concern.

Asking if you are green

Challenge your government to go green

Tuesday, 2 February 2010

With the disappointment of inaction at Copenhagen still fresh in the minds of many, eco-campaigner Jon Dee is challenging Australia's elected representatives to reduce their personal greenhouse emissions by 10 per cent this year.

Introduced fox

Watch out for alien invaders

Monday, 1 February 2010

Ecosystems around the world are at risk, with invasive introduced species placing among the top three threats to life on our planet.

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Australia's weak submission to Copenhagen Accord

Friday, 29 January 2010

Emissions reduction targets from around the world are set to be submitted to the Copenhagen Accord this weekend - but Australia has come to the table with a rather disappointing goal.

Unprotected Waters

Game on! Help protect Australia's coast

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

A new online game, following the adventures of an endangered seal, is helping draw attention to the need for designated marine sanctuaries around Australia's coast.

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