December 2015 archive

Dec 31

Second Nature: A Gardener’s Education

Second Nature: A Gardener’s Education

Dec 31

The Strong Economics of Wind Energy

Abraham, John, ‘The Strong Economics of Wind Energy | John Abraham | Environment | The Guardian’, The Guardian, 2015 <http://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2015/dec/28/the-strong-economics-of-wind-energy> [accessed 28 December 2015]

Dec 31

Scotland Just Hit Australia’s 2030 Renewable Energy Target In 2014

Serrels, Mark, ‘Scotland Just Hit Australia’s 2030 Renewable Energy Target In 2014 | Gizmodo Australia’, Gizmodo, 2015 <http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2015/12/scotland-just-hit-australias-2030-renewable-energy-target-in-2014/> [accessed 30 December 2015] http://edge.alluremedia.com.au/m/g/2015/12/scotland.jpg

Dec 31

Renewable Energy in Australia Falls Behind

http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2015/12/scotland-just-hit-australias-2030-renewable-energy-target-in-2014/

Dec 28

From the Shearing Shed

According to the FAOSTAT database of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the top five countries by number of heads of sheep (average from 1993 to 2013) were: mainland China(146.5 million heads), Australia (101.1 million), India (62.1 million), Iran (51.7 million), and the former Sudan (46.2 million). FAOSTAT, ‘FAOSTAT’, Statistics Division, 2015 <http://faostat3.fao.org/browse/Q/QA/E> [accessed 30 …

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Dec 28

Nellie

Dec 28

Bunnings

Gardenias which were on special.

Dec 28

An Old FC Holden

An old Holden found rusting near Crookwell, NSW. A job for the Canon 5D at a better time of the day.

Dec 26

Christmas at Chatswood.

Chatswood. Christmas day, 2015.

Dec 22

Modern Society

It doesn’t take much to derail our modern society. “Hydro Tasmania had been importing about 40 percent of the state’s electricity needs from Victoria due to water storages, but the Basslink has been down since Sunday afternoon. It is believed to be a subsea cable fault about 100 kilometres off the Tasmanian coastline” (1) (1) Cable …

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