The IPCC is a scientific body under the auspices of the United Nations (UN) established in 1988 to review and assess the most recent scientific, technical and socio-economic information produced worldwide relevant to the understanding of climate change.
The Newspaper Works is the industry body for the major Australian newspaper publishers. Through its Environment Advisory Group, the Newspaper Works is responsible for coordinating the publishing industry’s National Environmental Sustainability Agreement.
The Living Greener website provides a starting point for information about saving energy and money, living more sustainably and reducing your environmental impact. It includes information on programs and financial support available from the Australian Government as well as state and territory governments. As well as advice on how to save energy, the site also has excellent resources to help you save water and reduce waste.
WELS is Australia’s water efficiency labelling scheme. It allows you to compare the water efficiency of different products before you buy them.
CSIRO is Australia’s national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse scientific research organisations in the world. As well as the latest scientific information, CSIRO resources include information about how to save power, money and reduce your carbon footprint.
Australia’s official statistics agency gathers information on a range of themes, including the environment. The website hosts several useful reports if you want know what the key environmental issues in Australia are, and how Australians feel about them.