An eco-friendly portable generator in the form of a soccer ball is changing the lives of people in developing nations, one game at a time.
Toward the end of 2011, the seventh billion person in the world was born. Our rapidly expanding population is putting phenomenal pressure on Earth - we take a look at the seven major challenges we are facing for the future.
When did changing a light bulb get so complicated? G sheds some light on the subject.
We’re suddenly facing up to the fact that electricity bills are rising – and fast. Zip around your home with these easy tips to save cash on your energy bills.
Carbon Training International (CTI) is the developer of Australia's first nationally accredited workplace qualifications in carbon management. This course will help you understand the various energy efficiency opportunities available, as well as prepare you to build the business case to drive initiatives across your organisation that will deliver tangible business benefits. This short course is based on 1 of the 12 accredited units which make up the Certificate IV in Carbon Management.
Test new energy and water saving technologies as your family’s energy consumption is monitored by Ausgrid. You’ll live for 18 months rent-free in exchange for sharing your experiences with the media through blogging, Facebook and Twitter.
Location: Newington, NSW.
Salary: Live rent-free for 12 months from April 2012.
Applications close: 6pm, Wednesday 29 February, 2012.
Click here for more info.
In the brutal heat of an Aussie summer it can be tempting to switch on the air conditioner for a few peaceful hours of slumber. However consider these low impact ways to keep cool first.
Aussies routinely throw out vast quantities of food without a second thought. Here’s why food waste matters and how you can make a change for the better.
It’s been a hotly debated topic in Australia for a while, given a push toward cleaner energy, and hit the headlines again on the back of the recent Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan. So we put it to two Aussie experts; should we consider nuclear for our country’s energy future?
They're a must-have for cold winter nights, but which portable heater generates the most sustainable warmth?