Ex-miners Installing Floating Solar Panels

You might remember the ‘black lung’ gag from the film Zoolander but for ex-miners Wenhui and Xiaosi this form of silicosis was a very real threat. The recently re-trained solar

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5 Sustainable Energy Trends

A lot happened in 2017 and the Carbon Reduction Institute (CRI) recently published a handy recap to highlight some of the key highlights in sustainable energy development. Elon Musk Gives

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Graphing with Climate Spirals

Finding it hard to wow crowds/classrooms with climate change data? Climate change spirals might be the spin you’re looking for. This online tool provides regular, updated versions of the climate

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Success for Solar-powered Student Housing

A not-for-profit housing complex for low-income students from Sydney University has just celebrated a solar victory. After ‘revolting’ to have a solar energy system installed, and over a year in

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Tasmania’s Solar Island Trial

With recent improvements in energy storage technology, Australia’s energy future is looking brighter. One particular location that is benefitting from solar technology is Bruny Island off the coast of Tasmania.

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Corals Stays Cool By Building Cloud Umbrellas

Beach umbrellas are a common sight during summer but how does our sea life protect itself from the harsh Australian sun? ‘Cloud Umbrellas’, according to a group of scientists from

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Ecuador’s Solar-powered River Bus

Brisbane might have it’s iconic CityCat ferry’s but on the Ecuadorian Amazon river, something more unique is being used for public transport. The Tapiatpia (named after a mythical electric eel)

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What is Earth Day?

With the April 22 celebration of Earth Day, here’s a quick overview of what it’s all about: Earth Day was established in 1970, gaining traction with social activism movements including

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Where Does Rain Water Go?

Certain parts of Australia are prone to flooding while others seem to remain relatively dry. Have you ever thought about where the water goes once it’s on, or why some floods

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Electric Airplanes To Combat Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Norway

Electric cars might not be common in Australia but Norway is already leading the world in purchases. Taking things the next level, the Scandinavian nation has announced its intentions to

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