New Year, Same Planet: Resolutions for 2020

News Year’s resolutions can be traced back to Babylonian times and have become a well-worn tradition for annual self-improvement and subsequent disappointment. 2019 was a big year for identifying sustainability

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Guide to a Green Christmas

Feeling conflicted over your love of Christmas and your passion for the planet? To avoid the Boxing Day shame that comes with uneaten leftovers and overflowing wheelie bins, we’ve put

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Race to Zero – Noosa’s School-Based Behaviour Change

Race to Zero is Zero Emissions Noosa’s school-based behaviour change program.  The energy efficiency education program utilises www.solarschools.net supported by real time data from each individual school meter. Each school

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Eating Sustainably – Cheat Sheet

The scientific consensus is in, humans need to eat more consciously to maintain our beautiful planet as we know it. Recent buzz-worthy documentaries the Game Changers (Netflix) and 2040 (selected

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#BookWeek: Climate Books to Inspire

As climate strikes rage and government debates drag out around the world, there’s no shortage of climate reading. Sometimes boring and often straight-up depressing, it can be a struggle to

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Spotlight: Toowoomba East State School

We recently chatted with Amy McGaw, a Health Teacher and Sustainability Programs Co-ordinator at Toowoomba East State School, Queensland. To tell us about your school please email info@solarschools.net. How did

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Five to Follow: Nations Tackling Climate Change

Australia as a nation is good at a lot of things. We generally punch above our weight in sport and entertainment, but sadly not so when it comes to climate

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Five to Follow: Women Impacting Global Sustainability in Different Ways

Solar Schools regularly spotlights research and innovations that address climate change but often the people behind these stories remain relatively obscure. Here are five passionate and motivated women working to

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Transforming data from pointless to practical

What could you be doing with your data? Many companies invest in collecting data, but to what end? Today, data is being amassed at ever-increasing rates by governments, multinational corporations,

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LEGO Plants Now Made From Real Plants

If you’ve shopped for LEGO recently you may have noticed the super cool Vestas Wind Turbine. We’re big fans (#dadjoke) not only because it includes a little motor to simulate

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