In early 2016, Consumers International (CI) has proposed the United Nations to recognise World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) as an official UN International Day. CFA is happy to report that over the year, the recognition of WCRD has made significant improvement. The proposal was raised for debate at the pilot UN Intergovernmental Expert Group Meeting…Read More CI fights for UN recognition of World Consumer Rights Day
Alternative Technology Association’s review lays a strong business case for residential and commercial users.Read More Research shows that water-efficient technology saves money as well as water
Checking it Twice for ethical consumption at ChristmasRead More New service helps consumer choose gifts that mean more
Consumer Action CEO is sceptical about cost reduction promisesRead More Repeal of carbon price will expose broken, uncompetitive energy markets
Placing global change on the Australian agendaRead More Garnaut reconciles economic growth and conservation
Confusion on how consumers should pay for electricity networkRead More More solar, less power demand, higher prices: does it add up?
Arnott’s, Coca Cola and Nestle all label palm oil as vegetable oilRead More CHOICE says palm oil labelling is unclear
John Henry points out flaws in carbon footprints, water footprints etcRead More Does product environmental foot-printing help? Mostly ‘no’.
Mark Diesendorf writes to debunk myths surrounding baseload powerRead More Baseload power is a myth: even intermittent renewables will work
TEC push to councils as federal and state environmental ministers meetRead More Container deposits system explained to local councils
Boomerang Alliance’s campaign has Senate supportRead More Senate support for NT ‘cash for containers’ scheme
Energy retailers should be more transparent on fuel mix and carbon intensityRead More How green is our energy? – new ISF/TEC report