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The Ins and Outs of Ethical Banking

What is Ethical Banking and why should you switch banks?


Greenwashing: The Challenge for Conscious Consumers

As people take to the streets (and screens!) to demand change, it finally seems as though brands are taking note - but do they really care or is it all just the work of clever marketing teams?


A guide to buying quality over quantity!

“Buy quality over quantity!” is one of the most common phrases you’ll hear in the slow fashion community, and the sentiment is correct! It is much more sustainable to buy good quality pieces that will last, than to constantly purchase flimsy, poor-quality, fast fashion outfits that will rip and tear ...


Beyond electric cars: how electrifying trucks, buses, tractors and scooters will help tackle climate change

When you think of an electric vehicle, chances are you’ll picture a car. But there’s a quiet revolution going on in transport. It turns out electrification can work wonders for almost all of our transport options, from electric bikes to motorbikes to buses to freight trains and even to tractors ...


Time’s up: why Australia has to quit stalling and wean itself off fossil fuels

Unfortunately, Australia is not behaving as if the largest issue facing us is urgent – in fact, we’re doubling down on fossil fuels. In recent years, Australia overtook Qatar to become the world’s largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG).


IPCC finds the world has its best chance yet to slash emissions – if it seizes the opportunity

The world has its best chance yet to reduce greenhouse gas emissions quickly, but hard and fast cuts are needed across all sectors and nations to hold warming to safe levels, the global authority on climate change says.


I’ve just lived through an extreme weather event: as an economist and a mum it is clear to me what the cost will be if we don’t do more to ...

I'm not a scientist, but I am the CEO of a firm of economists and I can tell anyone and everyone who will listen that by ignoring climate change, these sorts of events will cost us all dearly. The last 1 in 100 year flood event was in 2017, now, ...


Sharing is caring: How sharing can help us live lightly on the planet

The positive impact of sharing on the planet is undeniable and we are starting to see economies turn to sharing structures, but can we share and swap our way out of the climate crisis?


The $1 billion Great Barrier Reef funding is nonsensical. Australians, and their natural wonder, deserve so much better

Climate change is the number one threat to the Great Barrier Reef. While the new funding is meant to address other threats to the natural wonder and may improve its resilience, failing to address the climate threat is both disappointing and nonsensical.