Creative approaches to understanding and addressing climate change can be incredibly potent. Creativity can quite literally plant the seeds of inspiration and change. Artists Alice White and Anne Carson combined their artistic talents and decided to create a greeting card that gives back to the environment and enables everyone to be a part of the solution.
In 1987, scientists gathered in Melbourne for a landmark conference where they discussed, for the first time, the effects climate change might have on Australia. In the decade after that, two decisions were made by federal governments – one Liberal and one Labour – which have shaped the climate debate in this country ever since.
This book has the carbon footprint of everything you could think of, from the carbon emissions of a google search to the carbon emissions of a volcano. This book by Mike Berners-Lee, is a fascinating, easy to digest and enjoyable guide that will help you to understand the carbon impact of modern life and how we can reduce our carbon footprint.
The long-awaited Easter break is just around the corner, and we all know what that means…chocolate, and for some of us, a weekend getaway or road trip might also be on the cards.
Who doesn’t love chocolate and a weekend getaway? But our love for the Easter holiday, chocolate, and road-tripping around our great country can come at a cost to the environment.
Whether they were homeowners, holiday-makers, firefighters, police officers, paramedics, or animal welfare volunteers (to name but a few), the unprecedented Black Fires of Summer 2019-2020 will be forever etched in their minds; as they should be for all of us. These fires are not something we should forget, and as we mark two years, we ask you to join us in reflection.
More than 65% of the Australian Workforce use a private car for their daily commute!
With 12% of global greenhouse emissions coming from road transport, looking at how we get to work can make a huge difference. We sat down with Julian Illich of Tiller Rides, ahead of National Ride to Work today to learn more about e-bikes and their benefits.
You don’t have to be a large corporation like IKEA to start making a difference. At Carbon Positive Australia we work with many small to medium-sized businesses to help them make sustainable changes and offset their footprint. In turn, they help us by supporting our work and projects in various ways. Now spring has well and truly sprung, it’s the perfect time to look at implementing changes to your business. While you do a spring clean of your office, it might be a good time to think about spring cleaning your sustainability practices.
We face the multiple challenges of a changing climate – the warming of which the latest IPCC report states has been unequivocally accelerated by human activity. These times require nimbleness, intelligence, care and urgent, yet well thought out, action. The team at Carbon Positive Australia has put together ten actionable steps that you can take now that will have a significant impact on the Earth!