Effective local climate action

Lighter Footprints is a local climate group committed to leading effective climate action.

As a community based organisation working across Melbourne’s inner-east, we aim to influence local, state and national decision makers to urgently halt global warming and take the steps necessary to realise a clean energy future.

February 23 Superpower 2022 with Simon Holmes a Court
November 24 Climate Hopes an Refelctions - and evening with our State MPs
Make Solar Easy Read more in our solar advantage blog
Boroondara has declared a climate emergency - motion passed on Monday 27th September
Community Action Information page - get involved with a Vote Climate campaign
Australian climate targets campaign 2050 is too late

Making the switch

Making the switch to clean electric appliances interactive brochure information page

Electric appliances are cleaner, safer and will save you money. Visit our information page with links to buyers guides, reviews and an interactive pdf.

MCPH Solar Program

Metro Community Power Hub Solar Program information page

Lighter Footprints has arranged access to successful MCPH Solar as part of the new, State Government supported Metro Community Power Hub, for Boroondara and surrounds. Cut your research time. Find out more about getting solar here.

Vote Climate

Vote Climate campaigns to help elect strong climate candidates

Worried about a sustainable future? Want to move faster on clean energy and help shift our politics?
Find out more about our campaign to help increase the climate vote here.

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Coming Events

Make Solar Easy – Feb 9

Rooftop solar is so popular - slashing energy bill costs, lowering your carbon footprints and paying for itself in around 3 - 6 years. However for many people, the biggest barrier is access to the right information. This is where the Metro Community Power Hub (MCPH) can offer independent advice, connecting you with trusted suppliers and discounted solar.

Make Solar Easy Feb 9 MCPH Solar Program with Peter Mercouriou

Peter Mercouriou, MCPH Manager and experienced solar advisor, will guide us through a discussion on the right kind of setup, what sort of panels, heritage factors, whether a battery should be included, and how the MCPH can help with choosing suppliers and installers. The program only works with carefully vetted installers and offers discounts of up to 20% off.

Superpower 2022 with Simon Holmes à Court

This is time to seize the change and superpower 2022! Join us for Simon Holmes à Court's annual energy update.

Superpower 2022 with Simon Holmes à Court February 23, 2022, 7.30pm Marwal Centre, 9 Marwal Ave, Balwyn Nth

Global capital is fleeing the fossil industries as more and more countries are accelerating their transition to clean energy, pledge to cut methane, and seizing first mover opportunities in more difficult sectors like green steel, cement and transport. Australia is so well positioned to take advantage of this unstoppable transition with world beating amounts of renewable resources, minerals and a suitable workforce.