People in Newcastle, NSW are coming together to buy solar storage batteries, helping bring down prices.
Nine Australian towns going 100% renewable. I particularly like Totally Renewable Yackandandah’s focus on “energy sovereignty”.
Listen: Food rebels including seed savers, maple syrup smugglers, and guerilla gardeners on BBC World Service’s “The Food Chain”.
Be careful talking about food poverty. “Food and nutritional insecurity” is less stigmatising, focuses more on systemic problems.
We used to be united by our daily bread, but local food cultures are now disappearing – even in huge cities like London.
The Urbanist says 1 metre cycle passing laws might do more for public awareness than for actual safety, but are all the more important for that.
CDC confirms: lemon eucalyptus oil is as effective as DEET (and way less poisonous) for repelling mozzies.
Home made and waste-free
How to make chive flower vinegar.
Take the Plastic Free July challenge.