Month: February 2009

Thoughts on the Victorian Bushfires

Excellent observations and opinions on why the cry for more FRBs (fuel reduction burns) is a nonsense – written by Andrew Campbell, a Victorian Forester. Every paragraph is a pearler.Click here to read Andrew’s thoughts.Jill Redwood,Environment East...

New Books

Climate Change – The Science, Impacts and Solutions Second Edition A. Barrie Pittock Colour illustrations 368 pages, 270 x 210 mm Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING Publication date: March 2009 View large cover Green Building Trends Europe Jerry Yudelson 220 pages...

New mayor says no to hybrid

Boroondara councillor Coral Ross handed over the mayoral chain of office to councillor Jack Wegman in Dec 2008.Cr Ross had, during her term as mayor, and in line with the council’s public line on sustainability, adopted the use of a hybrid car.This piece in the...

Water as a human right

If you, or any of your network are interested, there is a national organisation starting up called the Australian Water Network. The AWN will be launched in Sydney on 2 April by Canadian activist and author, Maude Barlow, who is also Patron of AWN.Maude is leading the...