Greenhouse gas

Coal

The future of coal

Friday, 29 April 2011

The coal industry is fighting the Gillard government's proposed carbon price. Coal is a major export earner but concerns are being raised about its impact on health and its contribution to climate change. Some analysts have even written coal off altogether.

water from a barrel

Is water the new oil?

Friday, 29 May 2009

What are the best solutions to the problems of chronic drought? What about the costs to the community and business? Recycling, desalination plants and water tanks are all energy intensive. How do we save water, or create adequate supplies, without ruining the environment or sending us broke?

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