Monthly Archives: September 2014

Brisbane hotel cuts hot water costs by 70% with solar

While recently researching solar hot water, I came across this story about The Glen Hotel in Brisbane, which this year built a new 44-room accommodation wing.   They decided to take their energy usage and ongoing running costs seriously. This resulted in … Continue reading

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Oil and Honey: The education of an unlikely activist

After half a lifetime as an academic and author writing best-selling books on climate change, Bill McKibben changed course.  This memoir covers two years of his life, much of it spent crisscrossing the US as a climate activist fighting the Keystone XL … Continue reading

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