THE YEAR 2010 WAS THE WORLDS HOTTEST EVER ON RECORD

New climate data shows warming world January 21, 2011 – 2:12PM Last year tied for the hottest year on record, confirming a long-term warming trend which will continue unless greenhouse gas emissions are cut, the World Meteorological Organisation says. The first 10 years of the millennium proved to be the hottest decade since records began […]

PUBLIC TRANSPORT TRAVEL IS EASIER SAYS SPEAKER…

Making Travel Easy Presenter: Eleanor Somers Translink Transit Authority Listen to Presentation Eleanor provided an overview of the role of the Translink Transit Authority in ‘Making Travel Easy’.  The presentation highlighted the Translink network plan and focused on the priorities as we move forward in meeting the challenges of providing public transport for a growing […]

RENTAL CAR FLEET GOES ECO SAYS SPEAKER…

Creating an EV Rental Car Project Presenter: Robert Rosen Brunswick Heads Chamber of Commerce Listen to Presentation Robert provided an overview of EV developments and prospects in Australia. Byron Shire has been acknowledged as a holiday destination that attracts envrionmentally aware visitors and sets the scene for a project involving a hire care business which […]

ECO FRIENDLY HOME ON A BUDGET

ECO FRIENDLY HOME DESIGN ARTICLE by Cynthia Booth New Jersey school of architecture professor presents us how to construct an environmental-friendly home with limited funds Did you know 2 New York based architects designed an asymmetrical home with a fixed cost of $250,000? Architects and Jersey City residents Richard Garber (assistant tutor at the Newjersey […]

OIL MUNCHING BACTERIA EAT OIL SPILLS IN OCEAN

Oil-hungry microbes aid spill cleanup NEW YORK (UPI) — Among workers involved in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill cleanup will be some very tiny ones, U.S. researchers say — microbes that love to munch on crude oil. One of the hidden stars of the cleanup effort is an oil-hungry bacterium called Alcanivorax, one of […]

QLD GOV HAS QUALIFIED SPEAKERS ON ENERGY EFFICIENT LIGHTING – HEAR THEM HERE

Don’t be left in the dark: Energy efficient lighting e-Bulletin On 21 July 2010 QWESTNet held its second lighting forum in Brisbane. Held in association with the Illuminating Engineering Society (ies), the forum focused on energy efficient lighting technologies including LEDs, lighting controls and the use of daylight. Click on ‘listen to presentation’ or the […]

SUSTAINABILITY & ENERGY GOVERNMENT CONTACTS

Energy, Utilities and Sustainability, Department of 227 Elizabeth Street Sydney  NSW  2000 PH: 02 8281 7777 FAX: 02 8291 7799 Email: Unknown Website: www.deus.nsw.gov.au or                www.energysmart.com.au Sourced & published by Henry Sapiecha

AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT OIL & GAS SAFETY INFO CONTACTS

National Oil and Gas Safety Advisory Committee 51 Allara Street Canberra  ACT  2600 PH: 02 6213 7961 FAX: 02 6213 7945 Email: Unknown Website: Unknown Sourced & published by Henry Sapiecha

AUSTRALIAN COUNCIL ON ENERGY CONTACT DETAILS

HANDY ENERGY SITE LINK FOR THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT Ministerial Council on Energy 51 Allara Street Canberra  ACT  2600 PH: 02 6213 7789 FAX: 02 6213 7904 Email: Unknown???? Website: www.mce.gov.au Sourced & published by Henry Sapiecha

FRASER COAST COUNCIL QLD OZ SEEKS COMMENTS ON ITS SUSTAINABILITY CHARTER

Fraser Coast Regional Council www.frasercoast.qld.gov.au is inviting the community to make submissions on its draft of our Sustainable charter View it on the council web site or at council offices/service centres or libraries SUBMISSIONS CLOSE NINTH JULY 2010 Register on line or address your comments to: Chief Executive Officer Fraser Coast Regional Council PO Box1943 […]