By Laura Eadie, University of Technology, Sydney
If I install solar panels and a car battery to run my air conditioner, should I pay higher electricity network fees? The electricity industry and Queensland’s Energy Minister would say yes, but is that equitable?
Scenarios like this expose inconsistencies between the way we pay for electricity poles and.
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.
How can art and literature help us imagine a climate-changed world?
In 1995, ecocritic Lawrence Buell argued that apocalypse is the single most powerful master metaphor that environmentalism has at its disposal. Two years later cultural ecologist Eugene Anderson complained of the widespread resistance.
Today we released research which reduces the range of uncertainty in future global warming. It does not alter the fact we will never be certain about how, exactly, the climate will change.
We always have to make decisions when there are uncertainties about the.
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.
By Leigh Glover, University of Melbourne
Although the national budget is now apparently $12 billion in debt, a welter of state governments are pressing the federal government for support to build new freeways. The Victorian Government has just pledged its support to the $9 billion East-West Link, and has called for the federal.