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.

Lighter Footprints Gas Fired Recovery A Road to Nowhere
The right For Our Forests event October 28
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Simon Holmes a Court Clean Energy Wave Lighter Footprints blog
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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

Is a ‘gas-led recovery’ a road to nowhere?

Join us on Wednesday 31st March 2021 to hear from two excellent Speakers – Tony Wood and Bruce Mountain – on where gas fits into the picture for the Australian and Victorian energy mixes (if at all!).

March 31 Gas A Road to Nowhere event

Gas pricing is high and is widely forecast to remain high. And gas emissions must come down under the Paris Agreement and future climate-budget scenarios. As a consequence, gas demand is in a downward spiral, due to the price and due to climate imperatives. Victoria and other southern states are already getting on with the renewables electricity transition. And the world looks set on developing green Hydrogen as the new ‘fuel’ for steel-making, high-temperature industry, and export. So, what does this all mean for gas?