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Lessons we can all learn from countries at the forefront of renewable energy

It is clear that we, as individuals, and governments must embrace a renewable energy future. Here's what can we learn from the countries already doing it well.


Our submission into the Senate Inquiry into Residential Electrification

We're inputting to shape policy for residential electrification here in Australia! Read our submission here #1MREADY


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!


Net zero by 2050 will hit a major timing problem technology can’t solve. We need to talk about cutting consumption

if the world’s energy consumption grows at the pre-COVID rate, technological change alone will not be enough to halve global CO₂ emissions by 2030. We will have to cut energy consumption 50-75% by 2050 while accelerating the renewable build. And that means lifestyle change driven by social policies.


Energy poverty is linked to physical and mental health – our research proves it

A leading national charity recently estimated that the revised energy price cap could push a further 1.5 million households into fuel poverty (that is, not being able to afford to heat their homes in order to sustain a healthy standard of living).


The end of coal is coming 3 times faster than expected. Governments must accept it and urgently support a ‘just transition’

Coal is likely to be completely gone from Victoria’s electricity system by 2032 with most other parts of Australia not far behind, a report from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) declared last week.


Wind turbines off the coast could help Australia become an energy superpower, research finds

​Offshore wind farms are an increasingly common sight overseas. But Australia has neglected the technology, despite the ample wind gusts buffeting much of our coastline.


Rather Than Wait For Governments, Let’s Harness The ‘Power’ Within Our Hands

Governments change systems when enough people stand for something.


Easy Ways You Can Keep Fighting Pipelines In The U.S. After The Dakota Access Pipeline’s Shutdown

Here are some ways to get involved in stopping pipelines that threaten First Nation peoples’ land, waterways, beautiful landscapes and continue our reliance on dirty energy sources.