Carbon dioxide (CO2) is an easy victim for our criticism. However, CO2 has existed for billions of years, and it serves an important function.
In a rather bold move, scientists in the arctic circle are looking to bring back a species that we pushed to extinction.
Our new Energy Minister is the man behind the NEG’s collapse, and a firm denier of climate change. There might be new faces at the top, but the message remains the same.
Cec Poole, an inveterate writer of letters to the Editor, reacts to the latest dire warnings on climate change and ponders what he can do to save the world because politicians don’t seem to be up to it.
Forget Coles’ backflip, the plastics we see as a better alternative might not be much of an improvement.
Coles made a stand and buckled at the knee. With their bag ban now dead, we’re worse actually worse off than before.
As it turns out, a Somali jihadist group has more of a problem with plastic bags than Tony Abbott does. He surely can’t stand for that.
The days of us leaving the combustion engine might seem a ways off, but the clean car push has real drive.
Australia’s increased interest in renewable energy sources may not be due to the public’s interest in saving the environment, but rather in saving themselves.
Given the opportunity to make a meaningful statement about the climate, the BHP board have jumped into bed with the wrong people.
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Eloise Viera (9) discusses her entry into the important world of compost, and why it should become the rule, not the exception.
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Eloise Viera (9) discusses the environmental crisis that will soon wash up on our shores.
The amount of waste we create often brings regret. The Japanese have built a philosophy around reducing this clutter, not out of guilt, but rather in a pursuit of fun and expression. Mottainai. You’ve felt it, even if you haven’t heard of it. It’s that feeling that makes you clean every morsel off…
Composting has quickly become the thing that we should really do one Sunday, but haven’t got around to yet. Here’s how to start.
Monday. Six letters, with the entirety of Hell inside them. What’s new? Well, the reef was killed by economists, Vlad had a man-date and there was injustice for Martha.
Barnaby Joyce’s recent performance on Insiders proved one thing. The government continues to state that renewables are an option, while their actions say otherwise. If they pray at the altar of coal, sing it loud.
The cold facts of May, a pouring wave of misrepresented disrespect and the hope of all bald men differentiate this week from all the others.
Keeping water sources clean has been a problem our species has always faced, however, Australian Rebekah Brown has an ingenious and easily applicable solution, especially in the third world. Genius.
The week that was involved two male vultures creating life, another in Washington DC risking all life and we gazed back at the Mabo decision, and our commonwealth since.
Three townspeople from Wollar represent the testing ground for the NSW government’s new anti-protest laws. If found guilty of protesting a coal mine, they could face seven years behind bars.
Valerie Rockefeller is a divisive, transformative figure, as she’s shifting from the fossil fuels that made her family rich to renewables. But, is it a move to secure the environment, or the next income stream?
To most of Australia, Hobart is place to holiday, or to avoid. But to the pioneering mind of Sir Tim Smit, its so much more.