Category: Taking Action

Market Forces Wednesday 29th

Market Forces Wednesday 29th

We welcomed Rachel and Pablo from Market Forces on Wednesday 29 April to learn more about how working the financial sector can reduce emissions and shift global capital for a safer climate. You can upload the presentation slides here, and listen to the Facebook Live...
Report on strategic planning day  Feb 2020

Report on strategic planning day  Feb 2020

On Sunday afternoon February 15, a small number of us met to hear more about the recently agreed strategic plan for 2020 and to look at how we might begin to work together in actions that would work towards achieving the aims. With the growing situation of the...
2020 Vision – Simon Holmes á Court

2020 Vision – Simon Holmes á Court

Last Wednesday 26 Feb Simon Holmes á Court offered us a terrific preview of the year ahead in climate solutions and collective action with over 100 captive audience members. So what did we learn? Where’s the climate heading? The latest projections indicate we’re...
A flood of climate letters in the AFR

A flood of climate letters in the AFR

Congratulations to the dedicated and persistent letter writers who have been featured during the second week of January in the Australian Financial Review! It takes a special person to get up early day after day, scan articles and the news, and respond with wit, grace...
Call to Action! Inspiring speakers for July 2018 Meeting

Call to Action! Inspiring speakers for July 2018 Meeting

Julia Croatto is the convenor of ACF Boroondara. In her own words: I have been a longtime ACF supporter but only became more active at last year’s Convergence event (in September).  At that weekend event we were grouped regionally and I found myself with several...

Burwood Festival 2017

Lighter Fooprints had a stall at this festival in High St Burwood on Saturday 29 April. Our solar model attracts attention, and a letter to our local member Josh Frydenberg was signed by 50 people.        
Climate Conversations – Suzie Raffe

Climate Conversations – Suzie Raffe

Climate Conversations – How to talk about the things that matter to us. If we want climate change on the political agenda, we need a population that cares enough to vote for a government that takes action. Social research shows that whilst mass media raises...

Ashburton Festival 2017

Good day talking with local residents, to the extent we ran out of letters to sign to Minister Frydenberg! Solar Model again very popular.       A young boy translating in Mandarin to his parents how a solar thermal power station...
Adani Protest December 2017

Adani Protest December 2017

Adani Coal Mine Protest @ Treasury Place Over one thousand protesters attended a rally at 48 hours notice to protest government funding of the rail line or any other feature associated with Government support for the Adani coal mine in Queensland.      ...