Banyule Bicycle Strategy

Banyule Bicycle Strategy

Banyule Bicycle Strategy Rising petrol prices, increased road congestion with the pandemic and the indisputable health benefits have all made cycling more popular than ever. Banyule City Council have released the Banyule Bicycle Strategy for 2022-2027, building on the...
Sustainable Macleod North East Link interview

Sustainable Macleod North East Link interview

Sustainable Macleod North East Link interview The North East Link (‘NEL’) will have a huge impact on the community of Macleod and surrounding communities. In December 2021 I interviewed Michelle Giovas about the NEL, including the current design and implications for...
Could your next car be electric?

Could your next car be electric?

Could your next car be electric? The advantages of choosing to drive an electric vehicle (EV) are clear. They can be charged at home, preferably from solar panels, they have zero emissions (once built) and they have fewer moving parts, requiring considerably less...
Bikes in Banyule

Bikes in Banyule

Bikes in Banyule What an incredible machine the bicycle is. Using a relatively small expenditure of energy, it is possible to travel considerable distances for commuting or pleasure. Once the original machines, such as penny farthings were given a chain drive and two...
Can electric cars go the distance?

Can electric cars go the distance?

Can electric cars go the distance? To reach the very modest target of net zero worldwide emissions by 2050, a serious shift away from petrol driven vehicles is essential. ‘Net zero emissions’ refers to achieving an overall balance between greenhouse gas emissions...
Spending Green for Covid Recovery

Spending Green for Covid Recovery

Spending Green for Covid Recovery With governments worldwide spending significant money to assist their economies recover from economic downturn due to the onset of the pandemic, now is an excellent time for major investment in environmentally sound projects....