Environment

Will a new media outlet change the Australian climate rhetoric?

Let’s stick to the facts: Australia’s climate has warmed on average by 1.44 ± 0.24 °C since national records began in 1910 State of the Climate 2020 report. As we sit here still trying to take in the contents of the latest IPCC report on climate change, many of us wonder whether this time  there is nowhere

Our Oceans in 2030

By Jalena Smiljanic A decade from here life will be very much the same – we will struggle with professional and family life, with a budget for all necessities like housing, schooling and vacations.  Some facts are well known to all of us and we hope for a better future, living our lives between happy

Crowdfunding for scientists to solve the problem of plastic waste in our oceans

By Jelena Smiljanic Crowdfunding has the ability to bring a vast variety of projects to life that can help solve the problem of plastic waste in our oceans. At ReadyFundGo we have crowdfunded the purchase of a machine by a Melbourne based start-up to make edible coffee cups and are ready to assist scientists and

Crowdfunding: Plastic in the ocean

  Plastic in the ocean By Jelena Smiljanic The world of industrialisation brought us many changes, easy and fast solutions to save our time and the products we make. The path of plastic made promises: to save people’s health and bring us clean life. Everything started to be packaged in plastic.  As the variety of

Crowdfunding in the lucky country

As we ended 2020 you might be forgiven for thinking it could not come fast enough, after a year of historic and lifechanging challenges – fires, floods, drought, and a global pandemic. Australia, the lucky country was tested. The impacts of these events will last a generation and not be forgotten. While sombre reflection and

Crowdfunding: Australia’s coffee cup solution

Good-Edi the only takeaway cup you can eat A year ago, we looked at how crowdfunding was  helping reduce single use plastics with some examples of great ideas that had been crowdfunded to help reduce the plastic in our oceans and landfill. But we have now found our new favourite idea which has been developed by

Crowdfunding For UN Sustainable Development Goals

Crowdfunding For UN Sustainable Development Goals The Sustainable Development Goals aim to ensure peace and prosperity for all by 2030, while protecting the planet for present and future generations. Projects which fit these goals should consider whether crowdfunding can be used to raise funds or gain support. Sustainable Development Goals The UN formulated 17 Sustainable