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Ross Kendall

Ross Kendall

Ross Kendall has been working as journalist since 2001 when he first started covering the sustainability and renewable energy sectors. Since then he has worked on big national newspapers subediting, as well as reporting on general news and sports for regional newspapers in northern NSW. He has also written extensively for internet-based news organisations on finance and lifestyle issues. Ross has an honours degree in economics from Newcastle University and studied journalism at the University of Technology, Sydney. He has had a diverse career path, working as an international money market broker, a researcher with the NSW Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee, as an antiques removalist and manager of a fish and chip shop - Le Chipper - in Paris. He looks forward to seeing a future 100 per cent powered by renewable energy.

Latest Posts by Ross Kendall:

Sustainable jet fuel aims for carbon neutrality

July 26th, 2014

solar jet fuel

The solar-powered production of sustainable jet fuel synthesised from water and carbon dioxide could revolutionise aviation according to European-based scientists.

Another intelligent life form is right here on earth: plants

June 24th, 2014

intelligent plants

The new discipline of plant neurobiology is at last treating our fellow earthlings as intelligent, feeling and communicating beings.
The first collective and concerted effort…

The Carbon Farming Initiative is growing green farmers

May 19th, 2014

carbon farming initiative

Native forest protection is just one way farmers are using the Carbon Farming Initiative to improve the environment and help themselves.
The Carbon Farming Initiative is a voluntary…

World Environment Day helps support island nations

May 19th, 2014

world environment day

World Environment Day is the United Nations’ principal event for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment.
This year’s World Environment Day on June…

LiquiGlide will be slipping product soon

May 19th, 2014


LiquiGlide is a slippery surface coating that makes gluggy liquids slide easily and has potential beyond making tomato sauce fall freely out of its bottle.
Mayonnaise, face creams,…

The Lifeboat Foundation is a shield against space-age dangers

May 12th, 2014

biological weapons

Defense programs for a range of 21st century threats including “grey goo” are coming from a diverse group of thinkers at the Lifeboat Foundation.
Unfriendly artificial intelligence,…

Ooho, a new way to carry water

May 12th, 2014


Ooho is an edible water carrier, and just one of the new concept drinking containers helping to eradicate the scourge of discarded plastic bottles.
The Ooho is not so much a water bottle,…

Be classy, but stay green with Ecolimo

May 5th, 2014


If you’re about to become famous don’t fret, you can still maintain your green lifestyle thanks to Ecolimo.
The limousine company offers the comfort and ease of chauffeur driven…

Solar 2014 Conference ready to shine

May 5th, 2014

solar exhibition

Solar 2014 is free to attend and will showcase the solar, energy efficiency and sustainable building industries.
The 52nd annual Australian Solar Council conference will be held…

WA: the renewable energy state

May 5th, 2014

west australia renewable energy

West Australia should be the first state to be completely powered by renewable energy sources especially now they’ve become even cheaper.
Since 2013, the government’s…

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The new discipline of plant neurobiology is at last treating our fellow earthlings as intelligent, feeling and communicating beings.
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