10 Jul '11, 11am

#peakoil Australia driving less than ever: CITY driving in Australia and other developed countries peaked in 200...

A paper by Curtin University academics Peter Newman and Jeff Kenworthy, Peak Car Use: Understanding the Demise of Automobile Dependence , cites soaring oil prices, traffic congestion, a preference for inner-city living, public transport growth, an ageing population, and more crowded cities for pushing people away from cars. ”Peak car use is a major historical discontinuity that was largely unpredicted by most urban professionals and academics,” write the authors.

Full article: http://peakoil.com/consumption/australia-driving-less-tha...

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sg.news.yahoo.com 10 Jul '11, 12pm

Jakarta (the Jakarta Post/ANN) - In terms of animal welfare, Indonesia has standards that are "compatible" with internatio...

Australia begins selling disputed pollution tax

Australia begins selling disputed pollution tax

channelnewsasia.com 11 Jul '11, 4am

SYDNEY : Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard began Monday the mammoth task of selling a bold new tax on carbon emissi...

Netball: Australia retains title at World Netball Championships

Netball: Australia retains title at World Netba...

channelnewsasia.com 10 Jul '11, 1pm

SINGAPORE: Defending champions Australia retained their World Netball Championships title when they beat New Zealand 58-57...

Australia Unveils Carbon Tax to Fund a 'Clean Energy Future'

Australia Unveils Carbon Tax to Fund a 'Clean E...

greenbiz.com 11 Jul '11, 4pm

The Australian government yesterday unveiled its long-awaited carbon tax plan , immediately sparking a row over the econom...

SABMiller Makes More Beer With Less Water

sustainablebusiness.com 11 Jul '11, 2pm

Global brewing company SABMiller is cutting the amount of water used to make beer. So far, it's managed to cut it by only ...

Australia's Carbon Pricing to Herald a Clean En...

treehugger.com 11 Jul '11, 3pm

Australia has put a price on carbon dioxide. $23 AUD a tonne. The country's 500 biggest polluters will, as off 1 July 2012...

The Tea Partiers Are Dead-Set on Driving the De...

care2.com 09 Jul '11, 1am

Thursday July 7, 2011, 2:22 am "The Tea Partiers are inflamed by budget deficits, so it's a tragic irony that they're doin...

Australia sets carbon price at US$24.74

Australia sets carbon price at US$24.74

channelnewsasia.com 10 Jul '11, 2am

SYDNEY: Australia on Sunday said carbon pollution would be taxed at A$23 (US$24.74) per tonne, saying the move designed to...

PETITION ALERT: Ban Child Beauty Pageants in Au...

care2.com 10 Jul '11, 3am

American- style beauty pageants which border on child abuse are being introduced in Australia. Let's make it clear that we...

Australia, one of the world's biggest polluters, sets tax on carbon pollution to help fight climate change

Australia, one of the world's biggest polluters...

straitstimes.com 10 Jul '11, 3am

Vapour pours from a steel mill chimney in the industrial town of Port Kembla, about 80km south of Sydney. -- PHOTO: REUTER...

Call for News review in Australia after scandal...

straitstimes.com 09 Jul '11, 5am

SYDNEY - AUSTRALIA'S influential Greens party on Saturday called for a government inquiry into the local operations of Rup...

Clairview Island, 6 something million dollars.....

privateislandsonline.com 10 Jul '11, 8am

Situated in the Pacific Ocean along Australia's famed Capricorn Coast, this large island is a varied paradise of lush trop...

Green Cars: British Cabbies Get Friendly, Join Social Network For Eco-Driving: Take a trip to Englan... #greencars

Green Cars: British Cabbies Get Friendly, Join ...

greencarreports.com 08 Jul '11, 9pm

Take a trip to England and at some point you’re likely to sit in the back of a London taxi cab. Just as famous as its New ...

5 Tips to Use Less Water #watersavingtips #environment

5 Tips to Use Less Water #watersavingtips #envi...

care2.com 10 Jul '11, 8pm

The American Water Works Association estimates that the average American household uses 69 gallons of water per capita dai...

Fort Felker: Driving Innovation in Wind Power | Renewable Energy

Fort Felker: Driving Innovation in Wind Power |...

renewableenergyworld.com 07 Jul '11, 2pm

Felker started his career at NASA, performing research on helicopters at the Ames Research center but switched over to wor...