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GHGs: long-term change in three charts

GHGs: long-term change in three charts

Alan DaviesMar 9, 2014

A long-term perspective (back to 1000 CE) on global greenhouse gas emissions in three charts taken from State of the Climate 2014, published last week by the CSIRO and Bureau of Meteorology

Getting warmer: the State of the Climate in five charts

Getting warmer: the State of the Climate in five charts

Alan DaviesMar 6, 20148 Comments

Five charts from State of the Climate 2014 published this week by the CSIRO and Bureau of Meteorology, the third report in a biannual series monitoring long term trends in Australia's climate

Is public transport as green as you think?

Is public transport as green as you think?

Alan DaviesDec 4, 201221 Comments

It's true emissions from public transport aren't as low relative to cars as is popularly imagined, but the savings are still significant. And there are other good reasons to invest in worthwhile transit services.

Are homes with swimming pools energy guzzlers?

Are homes with swimming pools energy guzzlers?

Alan DaviesAug 7, 20124 Comments

In the US, homes with a swimming pool use a whopping 49% more electricity and 19% more gas than homes without one. Yet it’s not the pool itself that’s the main problem. Energ

Is peak oil a non-event?

Is peak oil a non-event?

Alan DaviesJul 24, 201235 Comments

Ken Parish at Club Troppo draws attention to a new report tha

Should the six star rating be dumped?

Should the six star rating be dumped?

Alan DaviesApr 17, 20129 Comments

The Fairfax press reported yesterday the Victorian Governme

Are we really living sustainably?

Are we really living sustainably?

Alan DaviesApr 13, 20127 Comments

If we could significantly increase population densities and get many more people out of their cars and into public transport, we’d go a long way toward making our cities sustainab

Are inner city residents bad for the environment?

Are inner city residents bad for the environment?

Alan DaviesApr 10, 201221 Comments

I’ve written before (e.g. here and

Are wind turbines bad for the countryside?

Alan DaviesJul 27, 201114 Comments

Earlier this week I watched the Four Corners story, Against the Wind, on the alleged health impacts of wind turbines and

Is exempting petrol from the carbon tax such a big problem?

Alan DaviesJul 4, 201110 Comments

Given Australia already has a large excise tax on petrol, exempting automotive fuel bought by “families, tradies and small businesses” from the Gillard Government’s

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