Energy Solutions, Not More Nonsense

  Even as the latest marine heat wave blasts the Great Barrier Reef, our politicians continue to ignore the most cost effective way to transition to energy sources that don’t heat the planet. But the market is overtaking them!  

The Wealth At Our Feet

How often do we overlook the wonders of the knee high world? Are our children missing out on the tadpole thrills of yore? We had a chat to an expert about the critters keeping soil, seeds, and ear drums thrumming...

Why "Human" Rights Should Apply To Ecosystems

Our "relationship" with natural ecosystems is very similar to our relationship with other humans - symbiotic, mutually beneficent, and absolutely crucial to our survival. This is why New Zealand just gave human rights to a river.

Australia Becoming Paradise Lost

The NSW government's lax approach to conservation protection was described as a "bad Joke" in Fairfax Media today. Yet saving iconic species such as the Koala is a no-brainer if the correct mechanism are applied.  

Green News - Frogs Versus Cane Toads

Frogs versus cane toads? The highlights of this week's environment news round up from TEC's weekly radio program Monday Drive 89.7fm.

Community Tree Lovers Win!

  The good folk of the Wolli Creek Preservation Society have hit back with a win for Earlwood after deep mourning for beautiful Beverly Grove bushland that was flattened for a WestConnex carpark last year.

Don't Pollute My Future

Are we bequeathing our children a sustainable world? The Australia State of the Environment Report released this week makes for "dismal reading" SMH said today. TEC is working hard to turn that around.  

Our Cities Are Havens For Native Wildlife

A stroll through any Australian city proves there’s no need to go bush to get in touch with native animals. Our Green Spaces are critical refuges. That's why TEC is determined to save them with our SOS Green Spaces and Living Landscapes campaigns.  

Something Cool To Hoot About

  TEC's weekly green news round up is broadcast on 89.7fm every Monday between 4-6pm. In this blog we look at the fate of a pair of nesting powerful owls threatened by development in Spring Gully, and Hugh Saddler explains what the hell pumped hydro storage means to our energy mix.

Will Australia Lead the Renewable Revolution - or China?

While the latest analysis from scientists at ANU reveals that Australia could be running on 100% renewable energy by 2040, China may beat us if our politicians don't improve their game. China is on a renewable energy spending spree that has made it the new global leader on climate change. But TEC isn't waiting for the penny to drop here. 

Jeff Angel Interview - Defying the Trump Era

  Tina Perinotto says Jeff Angel’s laconic style is a welcome relief. It’s optimism at its most pragmatic: stick it out long enough and you will win.

Coal - financial markets decide

TEC has been working towards financial and social responsibility within the business community for many years. Now climate change has been recognised as a “material” risk to Australia’s financial system by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority.   Business is leading where government is lagging. No amount of grandstanding, political donations from the mining industry or clean coal spin will work and the government should recognise that the Paris Climate Agreement is embedded in the investor mainstream.    "TheTurnbull government should get with the future," said Jeff Angel, Executive Director of TEC.   

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