Plastic Politics Follies

A consumer driven revolt against excessive packaging has convinced the big supermarkets to ban the bag. With environment ministers due to meet in the next few months, TEC says the bag ban is not enough! 

Koalas In Court

A small community group spent several days in court last week in an attempt to derail a development proposal which will destroy one of Sydney's most historic and biodiverse areas of bushland. Saul Deane, TEC's Urban Sustainability Coordinator and Koala Campaigner was there.

Winter Appeal

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Killer Koala Rally

Over 400 people expressed their alarm at rezoning of Western Sydney bushland which will negatively impact NSW’s last healthy populations of wild koalas at a rally on Sunday. TEC was there!

Thumbs Up For Green Guide

TEC's Green Electricity Guide, which rates the most renewable, least polluting energy retailers, has been given a top rating itself by Choice Magazine!

Energy Market Forces

Australia's energy future is already being shaped by market forces, but the Turnbull government has decided to interrupt the natural rise of renewable energy with its recent bullying of AGL.

Our Very Own Gilead - a marsupial tale....

Straight from the pages of the Handmaid's Tale - Sydney has its very own fertility apocalypse, happening now in Campbelltown. The state government's recent rezoning will threaten the last healthy koala population in NSW, forcing breeding matriarchs to face down more killer dogs, roads and habitat destruction.      

Passion Pod

TEC's popular Ocean Action Pod was down at Coogee for Earth Day last weekend after a busy few months visiting schools and local councils. There are POD posters, visual displays, and lots of stimulating activities available now.

NEGative Energy Attitudes

Energy Policy in Australia continues to suffer from ideological objections to market and environment based analysis...so what does the National Energy Guarantee really mean for our future?

Patience For Waste Scheme

After waiting for decades, responses to the implementation of new container deposit schemes in various states have been mixed. TEC Director Jeff Angel clears up some misconceptions.

New Trees - As Good As Old?

No one is sure what was wrong with the old trees we already had - but Gladys Berejiklian has promised to plant millions more "new trees" to make the ghosts of the heritage tree canopy we have lost go away. Will it help Sydney cool down?  

ENERGY GUIDE GETS TOP REVIEWS

Antarctica is melting. Burning coal is causing air pollution and other health crises around the world. What better time to update TEC's Green Energy Guide? How will it help you get cleaner air and a fairer future?

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