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What’s a Heat Pump Hot Water System and what are the benefits of switching to one?

As we transform our homes to get off gas, hot water heating is one of the processes in our home that we can look at first. We investigated heat pumps as a solution to this and found out how they actually work!


Farewell Liddell: what to expect when Australia's oldest coal plant closes

After more than five decades, the last operating units of the Liddell coal-fired power station will close this month. How do we prepare for the closing of our old coal fired power stations?


Want an easy $400 a year? Ditch the gas heater in your home for an electric split system

When it comes to saving money and transitioning our homes off fossil fuels, ditching our gas heating is a big one!


Small changes can make big savings to your power consumption

Reducing household energy consumption is something we can all do by starting with small actions! You'll be surprised how easy it is, with a conscious effort to change our household energy habits.


Electric Vehicles and Circularity with Polestar

Why 1 Million Women have partnered with Polestar to tell the story of Electric Vehicles and why we need circularity from our car companies. The electrification of our homes (and our transport options!) has never been more important.


Households find low-waste living challenging. Here’s what needs to change

With support, households can change patterns of consumption and develop a low-waste lifestyle.


‘Complete elation’ greeted Plibersek’s big plans to protect nature - but hurdles litter the path

Federal Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek has announced a much-anticipated overhaul of Australia’s national environment law. The plan is rich with welcome new policies – but the path to change is littered with hurdles.


Thinking of buying a battery to help power your home? Here’s what you need to know

For those with solar power at home, Here’s what you need to know when thinking about investing in a battery.


Climate Change Inequality: What is it and who suffers the most?

The consequences of climate change aren’t experienced equally or fairly by everyone – whether that is between genders, rich and poor, or older and younger generations. Climate change will continue to disproportionately affect the poorest regions and communities that have historically emitted the least greenhouse gas emissions.