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If now is not the time to talk about climate change, when will it be?

If now is not the time to talk about climate change, when will it be?

In 2019 double London's entire annual rain fell on Townsville in just a fortnight, our country has endured another round of cyclones, Tasmania burned, the previous four years have been the hottest on record, with 2019 capping the warmest decade as the second hottest...

Petitioning for a Climate Emergency Declaration in Boroondara

Petitioning for a Climate Emergency Declaration in Boroondara

Lighter Footprints has joined forces with other groups in the Kooyong Climate Change Alliance to work towards the City of Boroondara declaring a Climate Emergency. We have been petitioning the good people of Boroondara since October in shopping centres on Saturday...

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...

Anthea Harris – potential for a Victorian clean economy

Anthea Harris – potential for a Victorian clean economy

"One of the country’s most experienced climate policy practitioners". This how Frank Jotzo described Anthea Harris when lamenting the Abbott government's spree of public servant sackings over carbon predicting her probable demise as the CEO of the Climate Change...

Tom Kompas – the case for a faster transition to a clean economy

Tom Kompas – the case for a faster transition to a clean economy

How can Australia prevent a $584.5 billion dollar loss by 2030? Or a projected cumulation of more than $5 trillion in losses by 2100? Or save $14,000 a household every year over the long term? A lively discussion of Forum speaker Prof Tom Kompas’s groundbreaking work from Meg Ivory.

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