Science

BPA

Ask us: Is that BPA?

Tanya Ha answers your questions about decoding safe plastics by numbers.
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Ask G: White roofs

Should we paint our roofs white on top?
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Climate change truths

Climate scientist Dr Sarah Perkins explains the climate and bushfire link
Bendy bakeware

Ask G: Bendy bakeware

Is silicone bakeware safer and greener to use than Teflon non-stick?

Instant Expert

Carbon neutral

Carbon offsets

Instant Expert: Just what does it mean to be carbon neutral?
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Desalination

Can turning salt water into fresh water solve the worldwide water crisis?
Coal

Phasing out Hazelwood

The past, present and future of a most notorious coal-fired power plant.

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Blogs

Emily--WOMAD

Science to act local

How science will take the 'think global, act local' mantra to new levels.
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Bee Wrangling

Finding out how to start your own bee-hive in a very steep learning curve
aerosol-recycling

Yes, aerosol’s can be recycled!

Venting frustration at the fact Aussies only recycle 40% of aerosol cans.

    Ask G

    Shredded, used paper ready for recycling

    Ask G: How many times can paper be recycled?

    The quality of paper fibre is reduced after use and recycling.
    plane

    Ask G: What to look for in a carbon offsetter

    There are a lot of choices when it comes to offsetting travel.
    petty-spurge

    Ask us: Can petty spurge treat skin cancer?

    The little weed that can have a healing impact on cancer.