Tag Archives: Bruny Island

Marketing’s eco-myths hide some uncomfortable realities

Businesses and advertisers like to play on the “eco-friendiness” of their product, but the reality is less attractive. [26 March 2013 | Peter Boyer] A good-looking young runner moves in slow motion along a forest path shaded by tall trees … Continue reading

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Transforming our electricity networks

Facing rising demands with limited resources, we’re being forced to become more clever with wired energy. [8 January 2013 | Peter Boyer] It’s in the air, in the ocean, pretty well everywhere. It’s part of nature’s fundamental forces, as old … Continue reading

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