Category: Climate Damage

Coal &/or coal – Australia’s choice?

Coal &/or coal – Australia’s choice?

Wed April 27 7 for 7.30 Guide Hall – Faversham Rd Canterbury Coral and/or Coal – Australia’s choice? Basha Stasak – Healthy Ecosystems Campaigner Australian Conservation Foundation Come and hear what Australia’s largest conservation group...

Climate Change in the Pacific Islands

The Oxfam Photographic Exhibition of the Pacific Islands was launched at Q.P.O. in Kew, Victoria Australia on September 14. Named ‘Land is Life,’ the exhibition contains photos taken by Rodney Dekker of Tuvalu and Kirabati. It was MC’ed by Carolyn...

Historic Clean Air Act petition

The Center for Biological Diversity and 350.org filed an historic Clean Air Act petition with the EPA today asking the agency to scientifically determine the safe atmospheric CO2 level, just as its does with six other pollutants judged to endanger to human health and...

August 2009 highlights

How psychology can help the planet stay cool A perennial problem faced by people trying to promote environmental issues is how not to bamboozle people with environmental scare stories, thus bringing about a state of apathy because it’s too late to do anything!...

July 2009 highlights

Slamming the climate skeptic scame Post from Jim Hoggan’s blog explaining climate change scepticism in the context of public relations. The PR practitioner’s task is to move the public perception in the desired direction, i.e. one that is more favourable...

May 2009 highlights

How much extra will putting a price on carbon add to the household power bill? The result of course depends on what price is set for carbon by the Federal Government. Currently this is $10 per tonne, although a recent report suggests the price is not expected to...
Brown Mountain – destruction complete!

Brown Mountain – destruction complete!

An urgent message from Jill Redwood of Environment East Gippsland . . . These were taken yesterday – VicForests mission accomplished. This ancient stand of 600(plus) year old forest has now been fully annihilated and ready for conversion to a palm-oil...
March 2009 highlights

March 2009 highlights

How many tonnes of GHG emisisons do Victoria’s coal-fired power stations release each week? The answer? “The average weekly emissions from coal-fired power stations [in Victoria] was 1.236 MILLION tonnes.” With a population of 5.34 million (at the...