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Regenerative Agriculture – massive climate action potential

Regenerative Agriculture – massive climate action potential

Agriculture, Regeneration and Climate by Matilda Bowra Over 80 people filled the Guide Hall at Faversham Road in Canterbury on 25 September to hear advocate Bev Middleton and former farmer and Chairman of Healthy Soils Australia Thomas Nicholas speak about...

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. Organisers called it at 150,000. Poignant signs, kids on shoulders, music and puppets and sheer determination to act on climate.

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....

Clean Energy Disruption Forum

Clean Energy Disruption Forum

One year ago, energy expert and media commentator Simon Holmes a Court packed out our hall for his take on what is going on with energy policy in Australia.  Since then we have had a tumultuous time in politics, including a new PM, kicked off by the failure of yet...

Don’t Mention the Emergency? – Jane Morton

Don’t Mention the Emergency? – Jane Morton

Don’t Mention the Emergency? November 28th Welcome to our next event, the last public meeting of the year - “Don't mention the Emergency” The earth is too hot. But we do have effective, affordable solutions if we can scale up action rapidly. Jane Morton, an...

Climate Change: Why should I care? – October forum wrap-up

Climate Change: Why should I care? – October forum wrap-up

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...

Forests and Climate Change – what is the connection?

Forests and Climate Change – what is the connection?

Next Monthly Meeting - September 26 2018 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...

Project Drawdown

Project Drawdown

Wednesday 29th August, AGM and  Speakers Our AGM is on Wed August 29. The hall will be ready to receive you at 6.30pm for 7pm start, at the Guide Hall in Faversham Rd Canterbury. The AGM will be in the first half hour of our motherly meeting  and will run from from 7...

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...

Home Batteries – what can they do for you?

Home Batteries – what can they do for you?

 Energy independence? Cheaper power bills? Less pollution?  What can home batteries do for you? There's been a lot of buzz about batteries for home energy storage. Some pundits are talking about disconnecting from the grid. This talk takes a look at home battery...

Affordable Energy and a Safe Climate – Community Forum wrap up

Affordable Energy and a Safe Climate – Community Forum wrap up

Speakers will share expert knowledge and objective comment on the current policies of the Labor, Liberal and Green Parties and demonstrate effective pathways to achieve affordable energy and a safe climate.   The panel Tristan Edis:  Outline of the challenges...

Making Canberra sit up and take notice – David Spratt

Making Canberra sit up and take notice – David Spratt

Wednesday March 28 7 for 7:30pm Guide Hall - Faversham Rd Canterbury With a conservative elected government in Canberra, whose views and actions range from climate-denialism to inadequate policy responses, what narratives about global warming might help change the way...

Rethinking Cement – Vanessa Petrie

Rethinking Cement – Vanessa Petrie

Wednesday October 25 7 pm for 7.30 pm Guide Hall - Faversham Rd Canterbury You can read BZE's new report here: Rethinking Cement: Research Report: A pathway to zero carbon cement The cement industry contributes 21% of all Australian emissions. There has been little...

The push for Victoria’s first Climate Budget – Leigh Ewbank

The push for Victoria’s first Climate Budget – Leigh Ewbank

Wednesday September 27 7 pm for 7.30 pm Guide Hall - Faversham Rd Canterbury   Can Victoria can lead the country on climate action? The push for Vic's first climate budget Despite alarming melting of the polar icecaps and unprecedented bleaching of the Great Barrier...

My Efficient Electric Home – Tim Forcey

My Efficient Electric Home – Tim Forcey

Wednesday July 26 7 pm for 7.30 pm Guide Hall - Faversham Rd Canterbury   Tim Forcey - "My Efficient Electric Home" Tim Forcey is an independent energy advisor with over 35 years of experience.  With the University of Melbourne, Tim has researched and written...

The Big Coal Hoax – Forum wrap-up

The Big Coal Hoax – Forum wrap-up

Our (sold out) forum was packed out with 600 people who came to hear Alan Kohler and watch the the film Guarding the Galilee. What a terrific night! Video is available here. If you would like a copy of Alan Kohler's address, please email ci@the.inter.net.au.  ...

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