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[edit] Global

  • C40 Cities - Climate Leadership Group C40 is a group of the world's largest cities committed to tackling climate change. The website provides news and updates on current C40 programmes, information about each of the cities involved, and useful links. Best practice examples covering buildings, energy, lighting, ports, renewables, transport, waste and water have been provided by city governments to the Clinton Climate Initiative.
  • Earth Day Network - Founded by the organizers of the first Earth Day in 1970, Earth Day Network (EDN) promotes environmental citizenship and year round progressive action worldwide.
  • Earth Hour - Seeks to inspire people to take action on climate change. Many major global cities are joining Earth Hour in 2008, turning a symbolic event into a global movement. All lights and energy are turned off for a designated hour to demonstrate reduced energy consumption.

[edit] Information and businesses by country

[edit] Australia

  • AGL Green Energy is an Australian Energy Retailer that offers a range of accredited green energy plans for both homes and businesses. They also supply a range of energy efficent appliances and energy audit services.
  • Advanced Eco Technologies is an Australian owned company, manufacturers of the EcoVerta® water saving product range.
  • ARC Consulting is an Australian owned company, manufacturers of solar thermal power systems, solar thermal co- and tri-generation systems and a unique urban wind generation system. They also provide energy auditing and energy modelling for commercial and industrial markets
  • Australian Biofuel Users Promoting and supporting the use of Biofuels in Australia.
  • Biofuel Transfer Pumps - We Supply Bio Fuel Pump for transferring and distributing Diesel Fuel include Bio-fuel (waste vegetable Oil etc). We delivery Australia Wide - Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Adelaide, Tasmania, Perth and Northern Territory.
  • Alternative Fuels and Energy develops and promotes renewable energy solutions. They welcome partnerships with individuals, companies, educational and government bodies with the same vision. AFE’s core technology is the the Sun Lizard suite of products for heating and cooling buildings.
  • Apricus is a manufacturer of solar water heaters (solar collectors) using evacuated tube and heat pipe technology, solar controllers and a wide range of accessories for solar thermal installations. Apricus products are designed for use in both domestic and commercial applications providing hot water, space heating and even air-conditioning (cooling).
  • Australian Living is a sustainable building management and consultancy company who develops high rated and high thermal performing homes. Our current development is the Rose Bay Eco-Challenge in NSW Australia.
  • Bushmans Tanks Bushmans has been manufacturing industrial and chemical tanks for more than 20 years, and deliver the goods in the toughest Australian industrial and climatic conditions..
  • Buy Ecois an online Eco Store with an ecodirectory and eco articles.
  • Cundall provide ESD sustainability consulting and green building services engineering. Driven by the consideration of people, design, environment and technology, Cundall have proven that "going green" and commercial pragmatism can happily coexist.
  • The EcoShop online eco shop with links to information resources
  • Earth Garden magazine is Australia's original magazine about sustainable living with country and city alternatives, now in its 33rd year
  • Earth garden favourite Links -- renewable energy, RAP installers, owner building, earth and straw building, permaculture and organic gardening, waste management, ethical investment, green organisations, ecoproperty, eco products
  • ECOproperty-- The Eco Real Estate Network - environmentally friendly property and enviro real estate we were world first establishing over 10 years ago. We aim to protect, conserve and promote environmental property for sustainable living throughout Australia and New Zealand.
  • Ecospecifier is a knowledge base of well over 3000 environmentally preferable products, materials, technologies and resources. Designed to help designers, builders, consultants and those looking to deliver a best practice design, ecospecifier can help reduce environmental impacts and create healthier and more productive living and working environments
  • ECO-Buy is a program that supports local government and businesses in purchasing environmentally friendly products.
  • Energy Matters -- is as a web-based retail store for renewable energy products. They also offer design, consulting and installation services. The business is operated by a team of experienced renewable energy installers and technology based professionals.
  • Environmental Jobs A detailed online jobs site promoting Australian environmental jobs and helping reduce environmental impact through better business practices.
  • GreenHome is a program from the Australian Conservation Foundation that helps people help the environment by making simple changes to the way we live. Identify ways that you can green your home and lifestyle, from saving energy and water to cutting down on waste.
  • Green Building Council of Australia's mission is to develop a sustainable property industry for Australia and drive the adoption of green building practices through market-based solutions.
  • Green Makeover provides services such as a Green Makeover Home Assessment, and can arrange the installation of solar electricity, solar water heaters, rainwater tanks, grey water recycling and other products at competitive prices.
  • Green Pages - Green Directory & green eco news, green product reviews, sustainable environmental hints and tips, jobs with green companies, sustainable events & community action. Over 7,000 environmentally friendly, sustainable, green products.
  • Green Street - A green social network helping people to live more sustainably street by street.
  • Sustainability Consulting - NACC Sustainability helps small and large business, community groups and not-for-profit organisations to become more sustainable.
  • Sustainable Gardening Australia offers free sustainable gardening advice. Their principle purpose is:
    • the protection and enhancement of the natural environment to ensure its sustainability
    • the provision of information or education, or the carrying on of research about the national environment and the practices of Sustainable Gardening.
    • Statement of Purpose - Sustainable Gardening Australia
    • The core business of SGA is to focus on garden businesses with face-to-face contact with the home gardener and those involved in decision-making relating to private or public gardens.
  • Simplygreen Salary Packaging is an Australian owned company, specialising in outsourced salary packaging services designed to increase your salary and reduce your carbon footprint.
  • Sino-Buy LED Light is an Australian owned company, offer a great range of led energy saving lights for you home.
  • Silicon Solar Power is an Australian company installing solar power australia wide using government accrediated installers.
  • SolarGen is an Australian owned company that specialise in the installation of residential solar power systems to homes throughout Australia.
  • Research Institute for Sustainable Energy Assisting the development of the Australian sustainable energy industry.
  • Trinature eco safe cleaning products
  • Waterwise Systems Pty Ltd is an Australian owned company with the head office located in Melbourne and branches in Sydney and Brisbane. Waterwise Systems specialises in the design, supply and installation of greywater diversion systems and also provide Australians with domestic water saving technologies, community education and information.
  • Your Building is the key online Australian resource about sustainable commercial buildings. The objective of the portal is to change behaviours towards more sustainable outcomes right across the commercial buildings industry.
  • Metricon Over the past 30 years, Metricon has grown to become one of the largest home builders in Australia. Metricon EcoHome Brochure
  • Home Improvements Useful web site in our home improvements link directory which offers of quality links for home.
  • Home Builders Australia A detailed resource of builders in Australia promoting eco friendly building practices and builders.
  • Local Builders Australia's most comprehensive resource of "green" builders, display homes, custom builders, developers and renovation specialists.

[edit] Non government organisations (NGOs)

  • Alternative Technology Association - Australia’s leading not-for-profit organisation, promoting sustainable technology and practice to protect the environment. Publishers of Rewew and Sanctuary magazines.
  • Australian Conservation Foundation is committed to inspiring people to achieve a healthy environment for all Australians. For over 40 years ACF has been a strong voice for the environment, promoting solutions through research, consultation, education and partnerships.
  • Australian Student Environment Network is an anti-hierarchical network of campus environment collectives accross the continent, working for a just and sustainable future. ASEN aims to provide resources and support to collectives; share skills, passion, experience, ideas; and run campaigns together for positive social change.
  • Sustainable Living Foundation is a community based not-for-profit organisation committed to promoting, celebrating and practicing principles of sustainable living.
  • Victoria Naturally Alliance is made up of eight environment groups led by the Victorian National Parks Association, has been formed to work with government and the community to solve the biodiversity crisis due to land clearing and climate change that confronts Victoria. They are working with scientists to ensure approaches are based on good, strong science.
  • Green living, Greenpeace Australia.
  • Green Building Council of Australia, launched in 2002, the GBCA is a national, not-for-profit organisation that is committed to developing a sustainable property industry for Australia by encouraging the adoption of green building practices through market-based solutions.

[edit] Government organisations and websites

[edit] Victoria

  • Accredited photovoltaic installers, Sustainability Victoria.
  • Advanced Eco Technologies is an Australian owned company that has a Melbourne-based production facility where it designs and manufactures the EcoVerta® range of water saving products.
  • AJD Electrical Services supplies, installs, maintains and repairs heat pumps and airconditioners in Melbourne's eastern suburbs.
  • Eco Toys Provide a wide range of safe, natural and educational wooden and organic cotton toys for babies and children that are kind to the planet.
  • Greenlink Box Hill -- Local plants for local places.
  • Building Biology Australia -- Green & Healthy Building Inspections & Consultations since 1999.
  • Bulleen Art and Garden -- Landscape supplies, plant nursery, greywater/rainwater, gallery and art. Information and advice on environmental sustainability, community information, local attractions and gardening with kids. Certified sustainable garden centre (SGA).
  • Eltham Worms -- have been experimenting since 1999 with composting to deal with garden waste. They sell worm farms, worms and bedding and have useful information on their website.
  • Environment Victoria -- Victoria's peak non-government environment organisation, campaigning across Victoria for more than 30 years.
  • Going Solar -- provides innovative solutions for integrating PV solar power modules into buildings.
  • Go Green Removals-- Quality removals in Melbourne Metro area using 100% biodiesel.
  • 5 Star Homes -- Sustainability Victoria, Victorian Government.
  • The Environment Shop -- Australian owned and operated business specializing in the sale of products that provide an environmental benefit.
  • Natura Toys Natura is Nature in Latin. We believe that children should be nurtured with nature. We are committed to be the best resource for very high quality products and services that impact positively on people as well as the planet. We have carefully selected toys that are intellectually stimulating; enrich social understanding, confidence, humor, imaginative play, and most importantly fun for children of all ages and abilities, thereby providing parents with peace of mind knowing their children are being inspired and enlightened by safe and quality playthings.
  • PJT Green Plumbing -- environmental plumbing solutions ""Providing Water Saving Solutions"
  • Permaculture Melbourne -- promotes the application of Permaculture principles in the design of communities and the landscapes that support them and support its members in the pursuit of these goals
  • Reverse Pools -- convert your swimming pool into water storage, a pond, a cellar or a trampoline pit.
  • Splits4U air conditioners and heat pumps can supply and install a range of wall mounted split systems. They cover Melbourne's western suburbs.
  • Sustainable Plumbing Solutions Pty Ltd -- was established as one of the first companies to specialise in greenplumbing. The specific aim of the company is to fulfill the need for high quality and professional green plumbing services.
  • Selectronic Australia Pty Ltd -- is a wholly Australian owned company that has a Melbourne-based production facility where it designs and manufactures a range of high quality sine wave power inverters for Australian and overseas markets.
  • RJM Sunpower -- specialists in designing, supplying and installing renewable energy systems for rural and urban locations.
  • Solar Charge -- Renewable energy solutions provider.
  • Scarab Solutions -- Provides advice on environmentally sustainable technology to suit your home and budget.
  • Shiver Me Timbers is Australia’s highest volume processor of recycled timbers. They mill demolition hardwoods from wharves, woolstores and factories across Australia into wide and narrow board flooring, decking, cladding, stair components and dressed boards. The provide an expert joinery service that produces spectacular solid timber tops for kitchen benches, tables or commercial counters etc. Large section posts and beams are also available.
  • Simplygreen Salary Packaging is an Australian owned company, specialising in outsourced salary packaging services designed to increase your salary and reduce your carbon footprint.
  • Solar Hydronics Pty Ltd provides innovative and energy efficient heating and hot water solutions.
  • Solar Systems -- is a world leader in high concentration solar photovoltaic applications.
  • Sunpower Design - over 25 years experience specialising in integrated sustainable building design of homes that exceed the 5 star energy performance rating.
  • Solazone -- solar specialists in renewable energy, including retail sales & installation.
  • Sustainability Victoria, Victorian Government. Sustainability Victoria's purpose is to show the way to using our resources more efficiently and reducing our everyday environmental impacts.
  • Water Pro's - are dedicated to saving water and provide advice on all your garden water needs. Their philosophy is simply to supply the best quality irrigation equipment and technical advice at reasonable prices.
  • Wendy van Dok is a landscape designer and greywater irrigation specialist.
  • Wren Industries -- makes of concertina foil bats and Renshade aluminium foil holland blinds for windows.
  • Zen Architects
  • Water Smart Home, Museum Victoria, Australia -- 'water smart' homes from across metropolitan Melbourne, with case studies of the extraordinary ways in which individuals and families are leading by example in reusing, reducing consumption and revaluing this precious resource.
  • Waterwise Systems Pty Ltd is an Australian owned company with the head office located in Melbourne and branches in Sydney and Brisbane. Waterwise Systems® specialises in the design, supply and installation of water management systems and also provide Australians with domestic water saving technologies, community education and information.
  • Home Builders Australia A detailed resource of builders in Victoria Australia promoting eco friendly building practices and builders.
  • Rainwater Tanks Melbourne and Pumps - Quality online supplier of rainwater tanks, bladder tanks, pumps and pump covers.
  • Display Homes Victoria - Quickly find "green" builders display homes in Victoria. A comprehensive guide to display homes victoria
  • Eco Toys For Kids Buy eco toys for kids online.

[edit] Western Australia

  • Solar Dwellings -- passive solar energy efficient homes designer in Perth.
  • Sustainable Consulting -- Perth-based consulting firm established in 2001 to help progress the sustainability agenda in Western Australia and beyond.
  • Act Now WA -- provides information from Western Australian Government agencies and other sources on sustainable living in Western Australia.
  • Home Builders Perth -- A comprehensive guide to home builders Perth including all "green" builders, custom builders, developers and renovation specialists.
  • Your Building Broker -- Creates solar passive and energy efficient homes and recommends utilising products such as grey water systems, photovoltaic grids, rain water harvesting and solar hot water units in every new residence.
  • Solar Passive Home Plans -- Utilises passive solar techniques to achieve greater energy efficient homes as well as promoting green sustainable products for new homes throughout Western Australia.
  • Fremantle Timber Traders -- Fremantle Timber Traders are suppliers of quality recycled / reclaimed timber. They have over 20 years experience in timber flooring, timber decking, and many other sustainable timber products, for tradesmen, handymen, or export.

[edit] Queensland

  • Ensight -- is a multi-award winning environmental engineering consultancy specialising in Ecologically Sustainable Development projects that dramatically reduce both energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Sustainable Living QLD -- Queensland Government information on sustainable living and building.
  • Home Builders Australia --Building Resource with a list of QLD builders using green and eco friendly building practices. Useful eco building tips.
  • Builders Queensland -- One location where you can access the best builders Queensland including all "green" builders, display homes and renovation specialists.
  • Living Smart -- linking Sunshine Coast consumers with eco businesses and providing information and resources on how to be a bit 'greener'. This is a partnership between Noosa Shire Council, the Regional Futures Network (RFN), and the Community Sector Board for the Environment.

[edit] New South Wales and ACT

  • Beyond Building Energy is a division of Beyond Building Systems Pty Ltd. The company mission is to build affordable, high quality, energy efficient housing and infrastructure, fully equipped to meet the global challenges of an ecologically and economically sustainable future.
  • Builders NSW --A Comprehensive Building Resource that lists NSW builders using green friendly building practices. Includes custom builders nsw, developers, display homes and renovation specialists that believe sustainable construction is the way to go.
  • The Fairy Ring handmade toy shop Environmentally friendly, locally handmade toys, made from natural materials. -- Based on the Central Coast, Australia
  • The Institute for Sustainable Futures -- Based in Sydney, Australia
  • Michael Mobbs Sustainable Projects -- design, consulting and speaking services.
  • Geo Air Services -- Sydney-based company dedicated to helping home owners cool and heat their homes efficiently, and with less power than conventional air conditioning
  • Solartec Electrical Services --Phillip May and Sophia Moody of Solartec Electrical Services utilise 10 years experience living on solar to provide a friendly and quality service for supply, design, installation, maintenance, and all electrical work in Canberra, ACT Region, NSW South Coast, Snowy Mountains, Southern & Central NSW.
  • Home Builders Australia --Building Resource that lists NSW and ACT builders using green and eco friendly building practices. Useful eco building tips
  • Solar Technology Australia is one of Australia's leading providers of high quality Solar & Renewable Energy Systems & Products, Energy Cost Analysis & Reduction Strategies, Electrical Contracting Services, Remote Telemetry Systems and Marine Navigation Aids, Products & Services
  • Planetec Electrical Pty Ltd can supply and install a 1 kw 6 panel solar system for only $7300.00. Planetec is fully accredited with the Australian Business Council for Sustainable Energy and is responsible for the installation of over 100 solar systems in NSW.
  • Comparison Plastics Pty Ltd - Manufacturers and suppliers of plastic/polyethylene rain water tanks, grey water tanks and water storage & saving systems. 22 Cullen Place, Smithfield NSW 2164.
  • Green Design Indoor Plants - Member of the Green Building Council with extensive Green Star experience. Indoor Plants now count for Green Stars visit Green Design to see a large range of indoor plants for hire.
  • Water Tanks and Pumps - Quality online supplier of rainwater tanks, bladder tanks, chemical tanks, pumps and pump covers.

[edit] Northern Territory

[edit] South Australia

[edit] Tasmania

  • Sustainable Living Tasmania -- community resource and education centre to provide a for the protection and restoration of the natural environment and the development of homes and cities for a sustainable future.
  • Core Collective -- is committed to the production of innovative architecture grounded in a sensitivity for its environmental, social, cultural and economic context.

[edit] Canada

[edit] United States

  • Water Softeners -- We offer top quality water softeners at contractor prices. Also commercial water softeners,reverse osmosis, iron filters and sulfur filters.
  • Greenpreneur.net -- The Future of Business. Green Business, Green News, Green Resources, Green Jobs, Forum, Newsletter, DIY.
  • Advanced Water Filters -- water filter reverse osmosis systems and kitchen faucets specialists, based in Arizona
  • Used Construction Material -- CMDepot is an online resource for construction professionals to buy/sell/trade their excess material. Many times excess material is thrown away or sold for scrap. We can help construction workers find someone who will buy their material so that it can be re-used. On the flip-side, we offer a great resource of used material for anyone who wants to save on cost.
  • Green Home Building
  • Going-Green-Challenge.com Resources for Families who want to Go Green.
  • Building Living Neighborhoods
  • TheGreenerHome -- Sustainable Living Resource for Western North Carolina
  • GreenCupboards -- is dedicated to certifying and offering household products for sale that are not only environmentally friendly, but also highly effective. They have done the research to help you find the "greenest" and most effective products and conveniently bundled them in what they call "Cupboards."
  • Co-op America -- Economic Action for a Just Planet
  • Architecture for humanity -- charitable organisation promoting architectural and design solutions to global, social and humanitarian crises.
  • BuildingGreen.com is an independent company committed to providing accurate, unbiased, and timely information designed to help building-industry professionals and policy makers improve the environmental performance, and reduce the adverse impacts of buildings.
  • REC Solar Inc. specializes in grid-tied solar electric design and installation, offering the latest technology, state of the art equipment, and financing opportunities for all commercial and residential customers
  • think green building believe that good buildings unite specific people with a specific spot on the planet to the benefit of both. Through teaching, writing, consulting, designing, trouble shooting, and building, they dedicated to helping create good buildings.
  • New England Clean Energy Council's mission is to accelerate New England’s clean energy economy to global leadership by building an active community of stakeholders and a world-class cluster of clean energy companies.
  • Solar Sphere -- Solar panels, solar power kits, and custom renewable energy solutions.
  • Well Home Working hard to assess individual homes and trying to improve the energy efficiency at the individual level.

[edit] Germany

  • SCHOTT AG -- is one of the leading solar industry companies worldwide, offering a wide range of future-oriented products and solutions for almost all photovoltaic and solar thermal applications.

[edit] Great Britain

  • The BRE Group is a world leading research, consultancy, training, testing and certification organisation delivering sustainability and innovation across the built environment and beyond.
  • Lake Renewable Energy Store is a Online Retail Store supplying a wide range of Solar,Wind ,Energy Saving and Eco Products.
  • Lifesize - Reducing business carbon emissions and travel expenditure through HD video conferencing.
  • UK Wind Energy Database - The most definitive database on wind energy projects in the UK.
  • Biofuel UK - The fuel of the future.
  • Equanet - WEEE Recycling Services

[edit] Italy

[edit] General information and topics

[edit] Directories, portals and magazines

  • ecowho.com - With EcoWho we are trying to be 'Eco informative'; i.e. mentally 'equip' you with real facts and directly useful information to live a better and more green and eco friendly life. Includes articles, news, tools and a dedicated search engine.
  • BeGreen.com.au is an Australian site that aims to be Australia's most comprehensive "Green" resource.
  • Eco Portal has been created by a group of promoting sustainability. Their vision is to create a community where indivduals, organisations and businesses connect to actively promote sustainability.
  • Ecodirectory environmental directory
  • Ecovoice Online Environmental Newspaper (Australia and NZ)
  • Green Social Network Super Green Me - eco social network where like minded people can learn, discuss, promote and advocate sustainable living. Environment information, tips, news, and videos.
  • G magazine G: The Green Lifestyle Magazine is an Australian magazine, published in Sydney since November 2006. It is an eco-living title for people who love life, their lifestyle and the planet.
  • Green magazine is an online and print magazine on sustainable architecture and landscape design.
  • Green Builder Magazine is a US publication of Green Builder Media, that is focused exclusively on residential sustainable development. Green Builder is the authoritative voice on green building and sustainable development.
  • Environmental Jobs Network, Australia -- online resource for environmental careers.
  • Green Home Makeover - Video clips, environment articles, organic products
  • Green Living Guy - Green Living News, green business news, environmental protection and going green
  • Google Directory - Sustainable Living
  • Going Green, National Geographic - green living, going green, eco-friendly living
  • Green Yahoo
  • Self Sufficiency Guide
  • The Greendirectory - Australian online eco directory.
  • Lighter Footstep is a web-based magazine dedicated to sustainable living: learning to thrive in our personal and business lives by making wiser choices.
  • Sprinkla Magazine -- has been created out of a desire to have a positive impact on our planet, and our communities. The content is intended to inspire you, and offer you solutions that you can use in your own life, bringing an eco-perspective to how you connect, grow, eat, explore and invest.
  • Most Economical Cars - The most economical cars for each class of vehicle. These are the most fuel efficient cars you can buy.
  • ecomii - The credible, comprehensive resource for green living; offers trustworthy and practical, how-to information for living a greener lifestyle.
  • New Self Sufficient Living
  • Green Business - An online community for eco entrepreneurs.

[edit] Books

[edit] Community groups

See Community action.

[edit] News and blogs

Green technologies, products and buildings.
Green technologies, products and buildings.
Dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream.
Dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream.
Tools, models and ideas for building a better future.
Tools, models and ideas for building a better future.
 Work and live smarter and more efficiently.
Work and live smarter and more efficiently.
  • TheGreenHouse-Effect.com - Learn about the causes of global warming, the greenhouse effect and other current environmental issues. Watch us change our lifestyle to incorporate greener habits.
  • Green Earth Friend - A green blog and forum dedicated to the go green movement encompassing sustainable living, renewable energy and environmental awareness. For a Greener more Sustainable Earth become a Green Earth Friend.
  • The Green Living Guy - A blog and news from The Green Living Guy, Seth Leitman. Seth is the Consulting Editor of the McGraw-Hill, TAB Green Guru Guides. Seth is also an Author, Radio Host, Reporter, Writer and a Environmental Consultant on green living. The Green Living Guy writes about green living, green lighting, the green guru guides and more.
  • BeGreen NEWSlog - The news at BeGreen
  • The Green Room - BBC enviroment site
  • Earthbeat Radio Netherlands enviroment programme
  • Worldchanging.com -- is a popular information source and forum working on the simple premise that the tools, models and ideas for building a better future lie all around us, and that another world is not just possible, it's here.
  • Greencarcongress.com's mission is to provide timely, high-quality editorial about the full spectrum of energy options, technologies, products, issues and policies related to sustainable mobility.
  • Green Roofs for Healthy Australian Cities is a membership organisation with an elected committee that draws together the various governmental, organisational and businesses groups and individuals interested in being kept informed about green roof science. technology, practice, regulations, specifications.
  • Green building in Asia blog
  • EcoWorldly brings you news on sustainable successes and ecological failures in other countries that offer lessons for green progress in America. Find perspectives and news on the environmental movement from around the world.
  • Green tech powers forward | CNET News.com the latest advances in energy technology, from solar-powered Wi-Fi to robots fueled by bacteria
  • Lifehacker -- tips, shortcuts, and downloads that help you work and live smarter and more efficiently.
  • La Marguerite -- an environment blog, focused on behavioral solutions to climate change and other sustainability issues.
  • Home Energy Analysis blog -- musings on the Home Energy Analysis System and Home Environment Issues
  • MetaEfficient Green Technologies and Products
  • Guardian Unlimited: Environment news & advice on ethical living
  • Larvatus Prodeo is an Australian group blog which discusses politics, sociology, culture, life, religion and science from a left of centre perspective.
  • The Oil Drum Discussions about energy and our future, including peak oil.
  • We're Green! - Find the latest news from around the world on green, alternative and renewable energy.
  • Nigel's Eco Blog - explore all things environmentally friendly.
  • Great Green Gadgets - find interesting articles on the web about gadgets, big and small, that promote environmental concerns.
  • Green Daily
  • EcoGeek: Technology for the Environment Innovations that are saving the planet.
  • Greengeezer - information on reducing energy consumption through green building and zero energy homes, and by helping others in mid-life find a place to live green.
  • Inhabitat.com- a weblog devoted to the future of design, tracking the innovations in technology, practices and materials that are pushing architecture and home design towards a smarter and more sustainable future.
  • New York EcoSpaces - News & information on green and sustainable living in New York City"
  • WePlan Blog where Parks Victoria's alpine planning team will discuss the development of the Greater Alpine National Parks Management Plan from the very beginning of the planning process. Open to community participation.
  • [http://pinoygreenacademy.typepad.com/pinoy_green_academy/ Pinoy Green Academy[ - Blog with green living and green building topics.
  • Sustainable Mum - Blog from a newly mum to anyone who is interesting in a sustainable family life. Learn how to change your family life without scarifying your lifestyle.
  • Green Living Ideas - Blog with simple, down to earth green ideas.

[edit] Climate change links

See Climate change.

[edit] Superannuation and ethical investment

  • Make your super choice a Green Choice, Switch your superannuation to a socially responsible investment (SRI) fund
  • Responsible Investment Association Australasia - a membership organisation for professionals working in the area of Sustainable Responsible Investment (SRI) in Australia and New Zealand. The RIAA also helps individuals and organisations to learn more about how they can become socially responsible investors.
  • Ethical Investment Services - a financial planning firm that advises clients who wish to invest ethically based in Kew, Melbourne

[edit] Wikis

Please add any wikis to this list in alphabetic order

  • Akvopedia Water and Sanitation using Appropriate Technology
  • Appropedia is focused reducing poverty through international development and increasing sustainability through the use of appropriate technology
Note: Village Earth's Appropriate Technology Wiki Project has merged with Appropedia .
  • The Coastal Portal wiki
  • Green Architecture on the Grand Rapids Public Library wiki
  • Envirowiki is an Australian enviromentalism and social justice wiki
  • Wikia Green
  • Global Warming Art provides graphic images and information about climate change. It is the result of a dream that the public and educators should have easy access to the same data and results that have framed the scientific discussion of global warming and climate change.
  • Howtopedia is a collaborative platform for practical knowledge and simple technologies that are easily explainable and usable by individuals or small communities for a sustainable and ecological future.
  • TipThePlanet is a green wiki website that encourages discussion and the generation of tips that benefit you and the planet - from tips for individuals to tips for multi-national companies on how to limit their carbon footprints.
  • PermaWiki is a free permaculture designers manual that anyone can edit
  • Playgreen.org is a wiki with the central premise that large groups of people can, and should, make a fantastic resource site to foster responsible consumption habits in our daily life, economy, industries.
  • Sharewiki is a wiki about sharing
  • SolaRoof Open Eco Wiki's goal is to transform our homes and communities through an Open Source initiative for Sustainable Living
  • sourcewatch.org - a wiki for tracking and revealing greenwash
  • Sustainable Community Action - a wiki for anyone interested in sustainability or any aspect of it, but especially ordinary people and community groups. We seek to link up community and personal action for sustainability worldwide. SCA WikiNode (reciprocal link under 'Sustainable Housing', also put link on our Australia page)
  • Wikigoodglobe is an enviroment and social justice wiki
  • WikiIndex is a wiki of wikis, wiki people and wiki ideas. We are striving to help build community between people who use wiki by being a place to help new wiki folk find wiki communities they are interested in.
  • Wikiski is in an attempt to harness the wealth of knowledge about snowsports around the world that the general public have tucked away in their heads. By sharing this information with others everyone can benefit from the wealth of knowledge of others and make your snow sport experiences so much better. An initiative of ski.com.au.
  • WiserEarth provides "community tools for creating a just and sustainable world. It is a community directory and networking forum that maps and connects non-governmental organizations (NGOs), businesses, governments, and individuals addressing the central issues of our day: climate change, poverty, the environment, peace, water, hunger, social justice, conservation, human rights and more. Content (wiki type) can be created and edited by people like you.
See also Green wikis

[edit] Energy

  • Alternative Energy Sources.com -- offers comprehensive information on all forms of alternate energy including solar, wind, water and geothermal energy sources.
  • Climate Positive: Beyond carbon neutral Measure, reduce and offset your greenhouse emissions with Australia's premium carbon offset provider
  • Oil Depletion Protocol is an international agreement that will enable nations of the world to cooperatively reduce their dependence on oil.
  • Futureenergy.org -- information about clean power, polluting power, energy efficiency, climate change, oil peak, politics, energy efficient homes and transport solutions.
  • Renew News -- is a community-based resource about Renewable Energy
  • Wind-Works -- sn on-line archive of articles and commentary primarily--but not solely--on wind energy, Feed-in Tariffs, and Advanced Renewable Tariffs.

[edit] Wikipedia articles

[edit] Conservation and endangered species

[edit] Products

See the Products page for information on renewable energy and sustainable building products.

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