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How to buy an energy efficient refrigerator/freezer

1. This is a very quick note to let you know that after some research, the Nolan's have purchased an energy efficient refrigerator freezer.Electrolux came out on top in our decision.........they have released a new range in 2008 that are 5 star, Australian made, and...

CLIMATE PROTEST CLOSES DOWN SENATOR’S OFFICE!

The lights were on, but no-one was home . . .Today at 10.30, Lighter Footprints took part in a nationwide action to highlight the woeful inadequacy of the goverment's action on climate change.We'd contacted Senator Jacinta Collins before the event to inform her of the...

JOIN US FOR CLIMATE ACTION THIS FRIDAY!

LIGHTER FOOTPRINTSMedia Release20 March, 2009SENATOR JACINTA COLLINS TAKES CLIMATE CHANGE HEATWhitehorse and Boroondara residents will demand strong action on climate change from Senator Jacinta Collins at a protest at her Boxhill Office on Friday March 27. Members of...

Consumption and Growth

Economic growth and the concomitant growth in waste, destruction of habitat etc is fuelled not by excess supply but excess demand. The current downturn is through less customers not less stocks in stores. There has been a small decrease in employment but a huge...

To cut emissions start by capping windy economists

An article in The Age on the 14th March . . . by Ross GittinsAccording to a growing band of economists, we'd be better off using a carbon tax to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, not the emissions trading scheme the Rudd Government introduced to Parliament this week.My...

The Big Ask

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Sustainable Living Week – Whitehorse 2009

City of Whitehorse - Celebrate Sustainable Living Week 2009Whitehorse’s popular Sustainable Living Week features something for everyone, with nine days of activities featuring 13 free events with a sustainable emphasis.The premier event of the week is the Earth Hour...

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