Category: Climate Policy

Climate politics – Dr Ken Coghill

Climate politics – Dr Ken Coghill

7pm for 7.30 pm start Guide Hall – Faversham Rd Canterbury   Doing Climate Politics: Insights into Political Processes Guest speaker: Dr Ken Coghill Ken will lead a discussion of how politicians and political parties relate to the community on climate...
Lighter Footprints meets with Greg Hunt

Lighter Footprints meets with Greg Hunt

Here is a report of the meeting held on June 7th  in Josh Frydenberg’s office. Lighter Footprints meets with Greg Hunt, Shadow Minister for Climate Action, Environment and Heritage. Eight members of Lighter Footprints met with Greg Hunt at Josh...

A Safe Climate Bill for Victoria

Lighter Footprints are involved in a collaborative project with Friends of the Earth (Melbourne) and Greenleap Strategic Institute to develop a Safe Climate Bill for Victoria. The project aims to develop a draft Bill that, if implemented, would establish Victoria’s...

November 2009 highlights

Past climate anomalies explained Lead paragraphs from the BBC story: “Unusually warm and cold periods in Earth’s pre-industrial climate history are linked to how the oceans responded to temperature changes, say scientists. The researchers focused...
June 2009 highlights

June 2009 highlights

Copenhagen Synthesis Report In March the biggest climate conference of the year took place in Copenhagen: 2500 participants from 80 countries, 1400 scientific presentations. Last week, the Synthesis Report of the Copenhagen Congress was handed over to the Danish Prime...

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...