July 25, 2014

Plastic and our Oceans. Remember to Keep Australia Beautiful.

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While travelling around Japan several years ago, I was in a town called Beppu. This town is known for its hot springs and usually attracts a lot of older tourists. So staying up late one night and walking the streets I heard this beautiful music…

Barefoot Power – Power to the Third World.

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Kerosene, according to the fact sheet provided by the World Health Organisation (WHO), can effect the lungs, brain, skin, eyes, and cause other behavioural issues – burns from the fuel is a dangerous side effect also.  For students in the third world however, kerosene fuels their study time.  Providing a flickering, acrid light to do […]

Carbon Tax – A Short Roundup

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I won’t go into too many details here as it is being covered by everyone and anyone, so here is a quick round up thanks to the crew over at crikey.com.au

Carbon Tax Myths

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Are we preaching to the choir here at My Green Australia? Yeah probably but let’s talk about this anyways! CARBON TAX! DUH DUH DUUUUUHHHHH.

Pollution price needs to be high enough for clean energy

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WWF has welcomed the decision by Labor and the Greens to put a fixed price on pollution from July 1 2012, transitioning to a cap and trade scheme, but the starting price will be critical to make the scheme effective.

Australia shamed over global climate inaction

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Australia has slid to third-last in a climate action index of the world’s top polluters, as it continues to stall on putting a price on carbon pollution.

Noise pollution jeopardizes health of people, animals and environment

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Loud, sharp or constant noise in the workplace, home or leisure areas can cause hearing impairment, hypertension, ischemic heart disease, annoyance and aggression, sleep disturbance, and a lowering of learning capability which can be measured in school results.