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Well over 100,000 in Melbourne for the Global Climate Strike

Well over 100,000 in Melbourne for the Global Climate Strike

Melbourne turned out in force for the global Climate Strike – kids, parents, First Nations and Pacific, workers and grandparents overflowed Treasury Gardens. The rearguard waiting patiently over an hour to join the march which filled Collins, Spencer and Flinders. Organisers called it at 150,000. Poignant signs, kids on shoulders, music and puppets and sheer determination to act on climate, right now, right here.

Global Climate Strike – Take Action

Global Climate Strike – Take Action

Only two weeks until the Global Climate Strike on Friday 20 September! For more details head to the Global Climate Strike Facebook page... And check out the School Strike 4 Climate website for resources & out-of-Melbourne strike events!

Warming world disrupting life on the Alaskan coast

Warming world disrupting life on the Alaskan coast

Open water in Norton Sound on the approach to Nome…40-50 years earlier than official projections for sea ice decline.   Ice-free streets in Nome, Alaska at the finish line of this year’s Iditarod sled race.

Point of clarification

Point of clarification about the imputation that Lighter Footprints, by association, is behind the Section 44 claim against Josh Frydenberg. For the record, Lighter Footprints is a long standing local climate action group in the Kooyong and adjacent electorates....

EVs solve health risks

Billions of dollars in health costs could be saved if drivers in the wider Sydney region switched to electric cars, a new report issued by the Electric Vehicle Council (EVC) has shown. Electric cars can save thousands in health costs, EVC report says

Clean Energy Disruption Forum – slides

Clean Energy Disruption Forum – slides

Bruce Mountain link: https://www.slideshare.net/SimonHolmesCourt/australias-energy-policy-where-and-why-did-it-go-awry-or-did-it-133500557   Simon Holmes a Court...

Climate Change, why should I care – video & slides

Climate Change, why should I care – video & slides

Over 400 people attended our forum in Hawthorn Arts Centre on Tuesday 30 October.  Forum short videos Our editors have now finished syncing up the sound and vision and chopping up the long video into some bite sized chunks so you can listen again to what our...

Next meeting  Wednesday 26 September

Next meeting Wednesday 26 September

 Forests and Climate Change  - what is the connection?Come and hear Chris Taylor and Maggie Riddington give their perspectives on forests. Chris has worked fro many years researching the way that forests work. He is also a photographer  and some of his...

Next Lighter Footprints meeting Wed 29th August

Next Lighter Footprints meeting Wed 29th August

Here are Malte's slides  73 slideshttps://www.dropbox.com/s/dwijrqde13hjm12/Meinshasusen_LighterFootprint_August2018.pptx?dl=0And here are Gene's slideshttps://drive.google.com/file/d/1KI1MpR2L5feQtT67A-nkcFUTFaT250Oj/view?usp=sharing1. Wednesday 29th August, AGM...

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