Energy White Paper

April 8 2015 -The government has issued its Energy White paper- you can read summaries -or the whole paper-by clicking the link here http://ewp.industry.gov.au/ For a critical look at the White Paper and its recommendations follow the link here: http://reneweconomy.com.au/2015/abbotts-energy-white-paper-focuses-on-fossil-fuel-favourites-60019 The Climate Council commented that “What they (the government) say: “Electricity produced from fossil fuels, particularly coal, is expected to continue to play a vital role in … Continue reading Energy White Paper

Cool cities!

We (that is the Uniting Church Synod of WA’s Social Justice Unit) have just discovered a cool new resource-and it is Australian! The vision of 20202 Vision is -grow more trees! Seems to be a great idea, doesn’t it? Why? They’re good for our health and productivity, keep cities cool and reduce pollution. People even heal faster when they’re around them. Yet, so often, plants … Continue reading Cool cities!