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By Donna Green

Australia was once the 1st kingdom on the planet to formally ban quaint incandescent mild bulbs as an answer to weather switch yet was once it a good suggestion? in truth does whatever we do in Australia relatively make any difference?

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In fact, Rudd argued, if you took population into account then Australia’s 2020 targets were superior to the European Union’s, if you compared our efforts on a future per-person basis. Taken at face value, it almost sounded convincing. But on closer inspection, Rudd’s speech was a reminder of the old saying about different ways of telling fibs with ‘lies, damned lies and statistics’. For a start, some of the population figures Rudd quoted were either misleading or wrong. Europe’s population is actually growing too, although not as fast as here.

Only a decade or so ago, ethical investment was seen as a 40 Retail therapy fringe activity. These days, it’s increasingly big business, and for good reason: companies with a stronger focus on corporate responsibility and good governance are proving to outperform their rivals, typically delivering higher rates of return on investment than companies that are entirely focused on shorter-term profits at all costs. A growing number of Australian super funds are led by business people with genuine concerns about climate change and the legacies they’re leaving behind.

China is the world’s biggest exporter of consumer goods, producing more than half of the cameras for sale around the globe, around a third of televisions and air conditioners and a quarter of washing machines and fridges. Just as importantly, they are also the world’s factory for the bulk of industrial goods like steel. Nowhere is China’s dominance in our daily lives more obvious than in our wardrobes. A generation ago, many of the clothes at department stores like Target were still made in Australia.

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