Posts from category: Climate Change


Earth Hour does more damage than good?

Green groups around the world are turning to social networking to drive their campaign for Earth Hour on Saturday, when lights are turned off for an hour to signal concern about global warming. But here’s the irony. With every email, every tweet, every appeal...

Facts about Australia’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions

 August 29, 2010 Australia emits around 28 tonnes of carbon per person, one of the highest per capita levels in the developed world, due to use of coal for electricity. * Australia, the world’s biggest coal exporter, uses coal to generate about 84 percent of...

Earth Hour results disappointing.

March 29, 2010 By Sunshine Coast Solar Centre Apparently 41 per cent of Australians surveyed took part in Earth Hour last Saturday although we didn’t notice much difference when driving around the Sunshine Coast. Canberra led the way in Australia with almost 60 per...