In America, natural gas stored in deep shale is being fracked, which has led to some people being able to light the water coming out of their taps on fire. In Australia, coal seam gas is now being extracted in Queensland and New South Wales, but only about five per cent of the wells in Australia are currently fracked. Deep shale gas deposits are known to exist in South Australia.
Get Up created this two minute video to help share the facts about what's in the Governments carbon pricing package. You're encouraged to share this with your friends and family.
Wondering what the carbon price package will actually mean for polluters, everyday Australians and the environment? Check out the Australian Youth Climate Coalition's (AYCC) animation to find out!
The International Programme on the State of the Ocean (IPSO) was established by scientists with the aim of saving the Earth and all life on it.
Watch as Derryn Hinch runs a Litterers Anonymous meeting with Lara Bingle, John Jarratt, Nick Giannopoulos, Tania Zaetta and Russell Gilbert.
If you have a littering problem, join the Litterers Anonymous One Step Program and put your rubbish in the bin. litterersanonymous.org.au
After getting a ticket for NOT riding in a bike lane, Casey Neistat takes a comical approach by showing why it's not always safe to ride in the bike lane.
Protect our Coral Sea Ambassador actress Isabel Lucas and her musician boyfriend Angus Stone have created this short video called Coral Sea Love. Julia Stone’s beautiful new song In the City of Lights features on the video.
Angus Stone and Isabel Lucas believe:
The controversial "Say Yes" campaign was started by groups representing 3 million young people, workers, business and the environment - all who all want Australia to put a price on carbon pollution in 2011.
Pete Campbell (Vincent Kartheiser) and Harry Crane (Rich Sommer), of the hit series Mad Men, sit down in 1965 to discuss trains and why we need them.
Trains get you where you want to go, more directly than planes too. We can't wait another decade to move forward on high speed rail. The future is now. Find out how you can help support the cause at www.madfasttrains.com.
Costa Georgiadis travelled to Tara in Central Queensland to discover how devastating so called 'green' coal seam gas mining can be on the natural environment.