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HSBC's Climate Confidence Monitor 2008Melbourne Climate Action Centre and Carbon Equity's Climate Reader

On vegetariansim . . .

A reponse found in a discussion group about whether kangaroo meat was better than beef. It was written by "Aileen Wuernos".The most environmentally and economically cheap meat, is simply to not have any. Fresh fruit, vegetables, legumes, whole grains with the odd bit...

Wake Up, Freak Out – Climate Change Redux

A great short film (animation) on climate change. Well worth the 10 minutes it takes to watch.Simply put, with a great message.http://wakeupfreakout.org/film/tipping.html Wake Up, Freak Out - then Get a Grip from Leo Murray on Vimeo.If you can't see the video, click...

Crunch Time – Australia’s Policy Future

Be part of the first major conference of Australia’s leading progressive think tanks.At the halfway mark of the Rudd Government’s first term, and a year on from the 2020 Summit, we invite you to join us in considering the principles and values that should guide...

Sustainability Matters – Monash University

SustainabilityMattersMonash Sustainability Month16 March to 9 April 2009This month highlights the University's commitment to sustainability in education, practice and research. Join sustainability experts and take part in an exciting program of activities. Help us...

Human Sign – St Kilda Beach, Melbourne – 17 May 2009

LIVE (Locals Into Victoria's Environment) is inviting families, schools, other community groups, and individuals to register to participate in forming a Human Sign.The sign will be formed by thousands of people, on St Kilda Beach, at 11 am on Sunday 17 May 2009.For...

Thoughts on the Victorian Bushfires

Excellent observations and opinions on why the cry for more FRBs (fuel reduction burns) is a nonsense - written by Andrew Campbell, a Victorian Forester. Every paragraph is a pearler.Click here to read Andrew's thoughts.Jill Redwood,Environment East Gippsland

New Books

Climate Change - The Science, Impacts and Solutions Second Edition A. Barrie Pittock Colour illustrations 368 pages, 270 x 210 mm Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING Publication date: March 2009 View large cover Green Building Trends Europe Jerry Yudelson 220 pages Publisher:...