Monthly Archives: May 2013

By Tullia Jack, RMIT University

If you’re worried about dressing ethically, chances are you think about sweatshop conditions in developing countries, unsustainable farming practices, convoluted global supply chains that ring up a huge carbon footprint, and mountains of fast-fashion festering in landfill.

But the first thing you should think about is how often you wash your.

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Australia's clean energy sector has taken an important step in its work with rural and regional communities to deliver jobs and investment, by releasing new wind Community Engagement Best Practice Guidelines and a community expectations guide on 30 May 2013. Clean Energy Council (CEC) Chief Executive David Green said the guidelines were designed to encourage greater.
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By Will J Grant

Winter is coming, and all across the southern states eyes turn to energy bills and minds towards how to make them smaller. What is the most efficient way to heat your house?

As with anything to do with thermodynamics the answer is complicated, but there are some solid rules to help shape.

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More accountable and transparent business practices are needed if Europe is to make a strong and sustainable economic recovery, European Commissioner Michel Barnier said today. Barnier, the European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services, was speaking at the Global Reporting Initiative's 2013 Global Conference on Sustainability Reporting in Amsterdam, before an audience of 1,600 sustainability.
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Excerpt from The Independent, 21 May 2013 By Tom Bawden The battle against global warming has received a transformational boost after China, the world's biggest producer of carbon dioxide, proposed to set a cap on its greenhouse gas emissions for the first time. The proposal to introduce the cap has been made by China's National Development and Reform.
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