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Electric vehicles: Are they worth it?

14/07/2021

Have you ever experienced Ludicrous mode? After my first ride in a Tesla, and changing my top from the sweat-inducing speed, I started to squirrel away cash for the day that electric vehicles (EVs) hit a ‘reasonable’ price. Is that time now?

Read moreL. Vanderzeil
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Draw a line in the sand: setting your baseline and achieving targets

10/06/2021

2021 is shaping up to become an important year for sustainable development and climate change. With many world leaders beginning to discuss their emission reduction targets, several countries like the United Kingdom and Sweden have already passed their net zero targets into law. Others, such as Bhutan and Suriname have already achieved net zero.

Read moreL. Mrackova , V. Rauland
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Salon Success: Sara's ClimateClever Journey

24/05/2021

Over the past year, the Northern Beaches Council in New South Wales has been running a pilot of our ClimateClever App with their community. They recently chatted to Sara, from Allambie Heights, who runs her own beauty salon from home.

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The diet that is good for you AND the planet

05/05/2021

Now, this isn’t a ‘give up meat’ post, I promise! You have probably heard that moving towards a plant-based diet is not only beneficial for your health, but also beneficial for the planet. But how beneficial? Do I have to give up all these foods I really love? (What about bacon? 🤯)   No. Let me explain.

Read moreL. Vanderzeil
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Julia's journey using the ClimateClever Homes App

22/04/2021

We recently spoke to one of our incredible ClimateClever Home App users about her experience using the app. Read on to hear how she cut her carbon footprint by a massive 50% and got her kids involved too!

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How to halve your landfill in a single weekend

12/04/2021

Zero waste. A scary term I know. But what actually is zero waste? I would define zero waste as getting as close to zero landfill waste as possible. I am going to give you a taster of how I got started on this path and a couple of quick things you can do in a single weekend to reduce your waste by more than 50%! (And yes, these techniques can be used at home, school or in the workplace).

Read moreL. Vanderzeil
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Our Businesses

11/03/2021

Here is a list of the first, progressive businesses to sign up to our ClimateClever Business App!

Read moreT. Nicholls
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Our Schools

23/02/2021

A list of our wonderful ClimateClever schools, who are leading the way in sustainability and climate action! They continue to inspire us all with their enthusiasm, leadership, and dedication to fostering positive change.

Read moreT. Nicholls
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Our Partners

10/02/2021

We are thrilled to have the following Local Governments and other wonderful organisations as our inaugural ClimateClever Partners.

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Carbon Neutrality - what it is and how we get there

08/02/2021

So you want to go carbon neutral but you're not sure what that involves, how much it costs, what the process is, and whether you need to be certified or not? Having helped to certify the first carbon-neutral school in Australia back in 2012 (which became the inspiration behind ClimateClever) and having written my PhD on the topic of low carbon and carbon-neutral urban development, I have learnt a thing or two about it all over the years. Given the growing interest in carbon neutrality from a lot of our ClimateClever users (particularly businesses), I thought I'd share my insights into the topic.

Read moreV. Rauland
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