Inspiration

Terania Creek: Rainforest Wars

Terania Creek: Rainforest Wars

Monday, 1 December 2008

Terania Creek: Rainforest Wars is a real page-turner and a must-read for anyone interested in conflicts in Australia's natural places. One of the unexpected bonuses of this book is that it offers an inside look at the forestry profession and how it fell from grace (in the public's eyes) during this campaign, never to recover again.

Half Gone: Oil, gas, hot air and the global energy crisis

Wednesday, 15 October 2008

G co-founder and Monash University Chancellor Alan Finkel on the book that was his environmental wake-up call. Half Gone is an economic forecast from an oil industry geologist turned solar energy entrepreneur. This book restored Alan Finkel's faith in reasoned prediction.

Earth

Friday, 26 September 2008

If your motivation to stay green is flagging and you've lost sight of why it's important, you should watch this film. Filmed by 40 specialist crews in 200 locations, from the Antarctic to the Kalahari, Earth presents a year in the life of the blue planet and the creatures that call it home.

The hot topic

The Hot Topic: How to Tackle Global Warming and Still Keep the Lights On

Monday, 21 July 2008

On the front and back cover of this book, there are enthusiastic recommendations from high-profile experts: James Lovelock, the British scientist who created the Gaia hypothesis; Tim Flannery, environmental scientist and G editorial advisory board member; and former US vice-president, Al Gore. The Hot Topic lives up to the praise.

Gariwerd: Reflecting on the Grampians

Gariwerd: Reflecting on the Grampians

Monday, 29 January 2007

The Grampian Ranges in western Victoria were known as Gariwerd by the original inhabitants, the Djab wurrung and Jardwadjali people. This is an unusually beautiful book.

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