Screw Light Bulbs: Smarter ways to save Australians time and money

Screw Light Bulbs: Smarter ways to save Australians time and money

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Donna Green and Liz Minchin


Do we risk crashing our economy by tackling climate change? Should we stop eating chocolate for the good of the planet? How did cheap petrol become so expensive? And what’s the real story behind Australia’s light bulb ban? Screw Light Bulbs is the book for Australians who want environmental solutions that go beyond changing light bulbs.

Based on years of research and behind-the-scenes interviews, Screw Light Bulbsoffers positive, credible answers to to how Australia can get serious about tackling climate change. Written in a concise, Q & A-format for people with busy lives, this book shows how everyone – from individuals to businesses and governments, in small towns and big cities – can make a difference.

All authors' proceeds from the sale of this book will go directly into climate adaptation work in the Torres Strait and to the International Women’s Development Agency.


Shortlisted – 2011 UNAA World Environment Day Awards (Media Award for Environmental Reporting)


Praise for Screw Light Bulbs:

If you’re sick of the shouting and wailing from the climate debate but want to know what’s really going on and what can be done about it, this is the book for you.



The book is written in a breezy, accessible style that feels neither preachy nor dumbed down: just eminently sensible.

Book details
FORMAT: Paperback
EXTENT: 214 pages
SIZE: 235 x 155 mm
ISBN: 9781742580685
CATEGORY: Australian StudiesDonna GreenGeneral Non-fictionLiz Minchin,