There's plenty to be excited about in anticipation for our new issue out next week – including a big spring clean of your favourite mag, and the results of the Green Lifestyle Awards!
So now it looks like solar and wind technologies will be the cheapest way to make electricity by 2030. That’s the finding of a new Australian Energy Technology Assessment from Australia’s Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics, prepared by engineering firm Worley Parsons. The report also opens the door for nuclear energy.
Every mouthful might feel like just one small bite, but it is one enormous leap for humanity, explains Nick Ray.
Hear from Lisa Fox about her experience with housesitting holidays.
AYCC's director Ellen Sandell muses on the success of thousands of Australians coming together to prove to politicians it's time to get proactive about renewables.
The government has released a national food plan which raises the question of how we are going to choose between food security and energy security with coal seam gas encroaching on farm land.
Become a locavore and eat locally – Nick Ray from Local Harvest provides useful starter tips and hints to help you take this challenge as far as you like.
Editor Emma Bowen talks through the last few months making the new issue, musing on the green wisdom passed onto us, which is passed onto you through the August/September '12 issue.
The carbon price is a game changer. A carbon price is the most important and transformative changes to the economy since the floating of the dollar and the GST. Despite the Coalition's "blood oath" to scrap it after the next election, everyone expects it will stay in place. The world is watching Australia.
Soil scientist Alisa Bryce muses on what’s below, and shares her tips for managing your own healthy soil.