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The BAD GUYS are winning on climate change

Age opinion writer Gay Alcorn has written another excellent piece on climate change today called "Climate change bad guys apply heat to Labor" (14/3/14).Following on from the observations of  Climate Change Authority head Bernie Fraser that the good guys on...

Defending Renewable Energy at Ashburton Festival

Several  of us were able to attend the Ashburton Festival on Sunday and demonstrate the BZE model of the Spanish solar thermal power station.It attracted much interest!We also had letters available for signing to our local Federal MP about supporting the...

Flier for Sustainable Living Festival Boroondara

 Protecting  AustraliansMelbourne's recent blistering heat waves caused dozens of bush fires, destroyed crops, trees and gardens, led to hundreds of extra deaths and heat stress emergencies, overloading our hospitals, ambulances and the city...

What standstill? In case you need some recent evidence

Read this from a very conservative and respected body, and jump on anyone who thinks there has been a standstill -"What standstill" they say? "The coldest year since 2001 is warmer than any year before 1998" This is a frightening on-going trend."What...

Here comes 2014!

What have we planned for Feb 2014?You might think that February would be a quiet month but we are starting the year with a bang! Here are our proposed events:1. Saturday 15 Feb  - Sustainable Festival in Boroondara- Farmer's...

 NEXT LIGHTER FOOTPRINTS MEETINGWEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 277 for 7.30 PMGUIDE HALLFAVERSHAM RD CANTERBURYSpeaker: John McDonaldJohn has been interested in the interaction between economics and environment for a long time. He has studied Maths, Physics, Economics...

SUNDAY RALLY- NOVEMBER 17, 11 am Treasury Place Melb.In 2011 Australia faced a turning point. Climate scientists warned it was the beginning of the critical decade for climate change and stronger action was needed if we were to avoid the catastrophic effects of rising...

Letter published in Progress Leader Sep 10

The New Way?With all the talk about a new way, where is the vision for a real new Australia, one that is powered by a green economy driving renewable energy, one that values our environment as much as the digging up of our resources?Where is the coherence between...

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