What people think about Climate Change

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in Climate Change | No Comments

What people think about Climate Change. Where do you think you stand? This is a summary the Climate Reality Project did of some research which tried to find clusters of attitudes re climate in an Australian sample of 3096 respondents. (The original research is *Hine, D.W., Reser, J., Phillips, W. J., Cooksey, R, Marks, A. […]

Two Years With a Minisplit Heat Pump

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in Sustainability | No Comments

If you’re considering switching over to the more efficient heat pump for heating (and cooling), this will make an interesting read http://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/blogs/dept/guest-blogs/two-years-minisplit-heat-pump

SURVEY for FOOD LABELLING LAWS

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in Sustainability | No Comments

Australia’s current Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) framework prohibits false and misleading origin claims and requires certain goods and products, particularly food, to be labelled with their country of origin. The framework lets consumers identify a product’s country of origin when making a purchasing decision. Have you say in the online community survey.

July is Plastic Free month

Posted by on Jun 8, 2015 in Climate Change, Sustainability | No Comments

Did you know that megatonnes of microplastics are consumed by fish and thus are entering the food chain. We eat fish!! http://www.plasticfreejuly.org

Planetary boundaries: Guiding human development on a changing planet

Posted by on Jun 8, 2015 in Climate Change | No Comments

From the following site I suggest that you scroll down to, “Current Status for 7 of the Planetary Boundaries’. this is from 18 international scientists led by Will Steffen of the Stockholm Resilience Centre http://www.sciencemag.org/content/347/6223/1259855.abstract

The Victorian Climate Action Calendar 7 June – 8 August 2015

Posted by on Jun 8, 2015 in Climate Change | No Comments

Here again is the Victorian Climate Action Calendar Hope that you find this interesting and enlightening. There is so much going on in the work of saving the planet – our world as we know it.

The Victorian Climate Action Calendar 31 May – 1 August 2015

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Climate Change | No Comments

The Calendar covering events from 31 May to 1 August 2015 – “The earth has been here long before us, and it will continue to be here long after we’ve been wiped out. The biggest challenge we face is shifting human consciousness, not saving the planet. The planet doesn’t need saving. We do.” – Xiuhtezcatl.Martinez