Effective local climate action

Influencing decision makers and community

Lighter Footprints, a committed local climate group, aims to influence Australians (including local, state and national decision makers) to take the necessary action to halt global warming as a matter of urgency.

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We are looking for action, rather than further debate. We need your help and are keen to support you to get involved so please join in.


We facilitate large events as well as offering a range of exciting speakers on clean energy, sustainability and climate action at our monthly meetings.

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Coming Events

2021: Riding The Clean Energy Wave

Join us at 7:15pm on Wednesday 24 February 2021 talking about opportunities to ride the clean energy wave with energy insider, Simon Holmes a Court.

Lighter Footprints Event Feb 24 Clean Energy Wave Simon Holmes a Court

2021 looks to be a watershed year for the clean energy transition - as investment giant Black Rock's CEO Larry Fink says we are cresting a "tsunami of change" in green finance, storage, with hydrogen and green steel just over the horizon. Simon Holmes a Court is a senior advisor to the Climate and Energy College at Melbourne University and sits on the Board of the Smart Energy Council. Simon is a long-time renewables energy analyst with a strong interest in both renewables powered industry, and strong sustainable communities, and will be talking about the opportunities in the clean energy transition and how we can help drive this.