US announces its strongest climate action yet

Monday, 3 August 2015

President Obama set new environmental regulations that will force power plants to cut emissions by 32% from 2005 levels by 2030.


A post-carbon Australia

Thursday, 23 January 2014

Discover the perks of kicking carbon in our imaginary sustainable future.

The energy monitor

Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Ever had an electricity bill that you couldn't wrap your head around? You feel guilty about the expensive bill but you never had any closure on exactly what caused you to use so much power? Origin Energy's new Energy Monitor keeps you up to date with how much power you are using.


Instant Expert: Electromagnetic radiation

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Breaking down the buzz of a shock-worthy pollution.

standby button

Reducing standby power: how did you go?

Friday, 29 May 2009

So how did you go with getting rid of all those vampire power suckers over the last month? I did pretty well, I think.

Getting rid of standby power hogs

Friday, 22 May 2009

No-one goes out to buy a new TV and thinks "Gee, I'd really like a TV that has a great picture, is affordable, and sucks power even when I'm not using it". We want the best value for money, so making sure there aren't any inefficient products out there is a good start.

Hand switching off the lights before bed

Get into the switching-off habit

Friday, 22 May 2009

Given that switching off power at the wall can save us money as well as help the environment, it's a pretty good habit to get into. But learning new good habits can take a little while, and making them part of an existing habit is one of the easiest ways to start.

Microwave power

What are your problem switches?

Tuesday, 19 May 2009

So how are we all doing with this challenge? How often are you remembering to switch off at the wall?

Vampires in your house!

Monday, 18 May 2009

Don't look now, but there's a vampire in your house! It's sucking away, draining your electricity.

Making it easier to switch off at the wall

Thursday, 14 May 2009

I'm looking into ways I could make switching off at the wall easier on myself, and therefore more likely to keep the habit up.

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