Simmonds & Bristow trainees on the job

How can we make urban water smart?

Geoff Ebbs /17 December, 2021

The next in our series of episodes about water management, is a series of interviews with David Bristow, water engineer, expert witness and owner of the water services, training and engineering firm Simmonds & Bristow. Two weeks ago Dave Whitfield interviewed Dr Aysin Dederkofut-Howes about Smart Urban Water, this week, Geoff Ebbs interviews David Bristow Continue Reading →

Dr Aysin Dedekorkut-Howes

Smart Urban Water interviews

Dave Whitfield /1 December, 2021

On today’s EcoRadio, Dave Whitfield interviewed Dr Aysin Dedkorkut-Howes about her work in Urban Water Management. Dr Aysin Dedekorkut-Howes is a Senior Lecturer of Urban and Environmental Planning at the Griffith School of Engineering and Built Environment and a member of the Cities Research Institute.Her current research focuses on climate change adaptation and urban/disaster resilience, Continue Reading →

Week starting Saturday 4th Dec

Geoff Ebbs /1 December, 2021

Saturday 04/12/21 08:00-10:00 Lugg st bushcare Working Bee – Lugg St, Bardon 08:30-11:00 – Mackenzie Bushcare Group Working Bee – Mt Petrie Road Reserve, Mackenzie 14:00-17:00 – Moorhen Flats Freecs Working Bee – 106 A Deshon St, Woolloongabba 15:00-17:30 – Working Bee Arnwood Place Bushcare Group – Bank of Sandy Creek beside bikeway, Annerley Sunday Continue Reading →

Blue SKy bottle

Bluesky greenwashes 7 million bottles

Geoff Ebbs /1 December, 2021

Local drink manufacturer, Blue Sky Beverages, will launch a campaign at midday tomorrow claiming to replace single use plastic bottles with 3D printed, aluminium ones. BlueSky founder, Matt Isles, said the facility is designed to print seven million bottles each year.Where the press release refers to 3D printed bottles it actually means the label is Continue Reading →

Elbridge Colby in Taiwan

Australia coerced into war in Asia

Geoff Ebbs /1 December, 2021

Australia is being coerced into war with China over Taiwan by US strategists, Nury Vittachi writes in Pearls and Irritations this morning. ANU Professor of strategic studies, Hugh White, wrote in the Australian last week that there is a much greater advantage for Australia to live in a Chinese-dominated Asia than to join a US Continue Reading →

Between the Stories

Geoff Ebbs /26 November, 2021

“We are human only in contact, and conviviality, with what is not human.” David Abram Leading voices of Australia’s First Peoples and North American cultural ecologist David Abram explore our place in the more-than-human world Mon 6th Dec • Wed 8th Dec • Fri 10th Dec  12.30-2.30pm AEDT (UTC+11)* on Zoom This series of three yarning Continue Reading →