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.

Events

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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Powering Up Summer

Cut through the spin and find fresh solutions to Victoria's summer heat and energy problems!

Powering Up Summer Nov 27

Toss the expert industry panel your trickiest questions, and find out more about how Victoria could lever affordable approaches like demand management, energy efficiency and load shedding into effective remedies for those summertime energy blues.

Living in the Clean Economy

Lighter Footprints is excited to present Prof Tom Kompas, Prof Peter Newman and Anthea Harris on the benefits of a low carbon economy, and the case for a faster transition.

Living in the Clean Economy, October 31st

Tom Kompas is an expert in Environmental Economics and is the lead author of a high level business case on a faster transition to a clean economy for Victoria and Queensland. His work details avoiding the massive costs of inaction (conservatively $584 billion by 2030), and three to one benefits for a faster transition to a clean economy. Peter Newman AO is an IPCC Lead Author and a much lauded sustainability expert. He will bring global perspectives and a vision of what living the clean economy could bring to communities. Anthea Harris leads the newly formed Energy Group at DEWLP and brings a Victorian perspective.