2011-2015 Victorian government scorecard

The Liberal-National coalition government led by Premier Ted Baillieu was elected on 27 November 2010. This article provides a summary of policy comparisons between the government and other parties on various issues. Issue Baillieu Government Labor Greens Cattle grazing in Alpine National Park Reintroduced as “trial to mitigate bushfire risk” Oppose Oppose Grand prix at… Continue reading 2011-2015 Victorian government scorecard

Energy saving tips

With climate change now an acknowledged problem, many people are keen to know what they can do as individuals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. There are several measures you can take to reduce your “carbon footprint” without compromising your lifestyle. You can reduce the energy used in your home (or office) and your carbon footprint… Continue reading Energy saving tips

The end of the world as we know it

The Earth seen from Apollo 17

Where are we at? In the 21st century the world has entered a time of great change. Following the industrial revolution, humans learned how to extract and use fossil fuels in great quantities. This led to an era of cheap and apparently abundant energy for keeping warm, artificial light, transport and creating electricity. First world… Continue reading The end of the world as we know it