Going green is in and communities around the world are changing their habits to live in a more sustainable way. The impending and real threat of global warming has encouraged millions to reduce their carbon footprint and change their daily unsustainable habits for the greater good of the planet.
In 2007, just 8,000 rooftop solar PV systems had been installed across Australia. By early 2013, the country had 1 million rooftop systems. But it’s not just a small group of wealthy environmentally-conscious individuals driving the change – research indicates that the rapid uptake of solar PV systems in Australia is thanks to ordinary Australian […]
The Climate Commission’s (now the Climate Council) recent report, The Critical Decade: Australia’s future – solar energy, predicts that solar PV systems will play an integral role in Australia’s energy mix in the coming years. Rising electricity prices and improving solar technology are just two of the reasons why more than 2.5 million Australians have […]
The hybrid car market is heating up as a continually-increasing number of Australians flock to eco-friendly vehicles. In June 2012, for instance, the sales of hybrids increased by 84 percent when compared with figures from the same time last year. Experts believe that the increased interest in hybrid cars is fuelled by higher petrol costs […]
After obtaining a bachelors degree from University in chemistry and IT, I began giving art classes in 2008 teaching students of all age groups and genders. In that time I have seen a lot of misinformation about the perils of oil painting, how the fumes are toxic, and the paint is not natural and you […]