Renew 154 out now: air purifier buyers guide, agrivoltaics and more

Rebuilding after the Black Summer bushfires is a long and difficult process. Renew is lending a hand to make the path to a new bushfire- and climate- resilient home a little easier. This home in the Adelaide Hills was carefully sited on the block to minimise its risk in the case of bushfire. Image: Sophia Joseph

It’s a new year, and it’s time to put the darkness of 2020 behind us. In our new issue, we look towards the future, and to the prospects for a greener Australia.

In Renew 154, we look at the case for agrivoltaics: the sharing of land between agriculture and renewable energy generation. Our detailed buyers guide for this issue is on air purifiers, and there are in-depth features on the prospect of a Green New Deal for Australia, the pros and cons of the proposed Marinus Link/Battery of the Nation project, and Renew’s campaign for a minimum 7-Star NatHERS standard.

There’s also the lowdown on Renew’s Green Rebuild Toolkit; how to set up a vegie garden in a rented property; our regular recycling feature (this issue: fabric recycling); urban composting in properties where space is tight; Alan Pears building an oven (so you don’t have to); the first Australian EV bulk buy; and could a PHEV be for you?  Plus, much more.

Renew 154 is on sale now and available to purchase online and in newsagents. Or, you can always subscribe, and guarantee you’ll get every issue delivered to your door.

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