STELR Careers in Renewables

Jenna: Bridge8 recently worked with Australian Cleantech on a project for the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE). The project was to develop resources on renewable energy for  their Science and Technology Education Leveraging Relevance (STELR) project. STELR is a national secondary school science education initiative, developed to address the decreasing number of […]

Earth Hour

Kristin: Earth Hour, why bother? A particularly relevant question as this campaign reaches maturity and climate change scepticism is on the rise. Is one hour without power tokenism, or the symbol that drives community change? I’m in two minds. And we didn’t register at home until 7:35pm tonight, Saturday, March 27th – giving us 55 […]

2009 and Beyond…

Sarah M: As 2009 comes to a close, we are faced with the never-ending lists of “Best of 2009” – best movies, music, books, websites, photos and celebrities, just to name a few.  One of the most exciting and interesting lists I have come across is the  50 Best Inventions of 2009, which has recently been published by TIME.  […]

Sydney Cleantech Network

Kristin: Last night I attended the launch of the Sydney Cleantech Network organised by John O’Brien of Australian Cleantech. The event was hosted by KPMG and over 120 people from the investment, business services, government and cleantech industries attended. Guest speaker was Roger Price of Innovation Capital who spoke about the processes of VC funding, […]

We need science to sustain urban landscapes

Kate:  A series of talks where the public could interact with international experts in ecology was a highlight of this years Science week celebrations in Brisbane.  I attended a public talk on the Science of Sustaining Urban Landscapes involving scientists attending the 10th International Congress in Ecology (INTECOL) that coincided with science week. Understanding the […]