The Risks to Australia of a 3°C Warmer World

In March this year The Australian Academy of Science released a report calling on the Australian government to take immediate action and transition to net zero greenhouse gas emissions over the next ten to twenty-years in order to play our part in avoiding the destructive impact of climate change. Click to access the report andContinue reading “The Risks to Australia of a 3°C Warmer World”

SAVING THE BUTTERFLY FOREST

A most beautiful article published in the New Yorker, beautifully illustrated, a delight to the senses, covering a concerning topic. Every November, around the Day of the Dead, millions of monarch butterflies descend on a forest of oyamel firs in the mountains of central Mexico. The butterflies have never seen the forest before, but theyContinue reading “SAVING THE BUTTERFLY FOREST”

SUSTAINABLE LIVING

Every year thousands of tonnes of household waste is sent to landfill. This includes furniture, whitegoods, plastic, metal, glassware, toys, clothing, cans, batteries, mattresses, cleaning products, cardboard, books, paper products and importantly electronic (e-waste) items – computers, laptops, iPads, smart phones and printer ink cartridges. Many of these items contain valuable raw materials that can be preserved.