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A surprising sneak peek at the clothesline revolution

Can we save the world by hanging our clothes on a line instead of using a dryer? Maybe not, but there is an interesting movement in the United States, Project Laundry List, to encourage line drying clothes. Maybe this is not such a big deal in Australia (we all hang...

Walk against warming 2009

Walk Against Warming12pm Saturday 12 DecemberState Library, Swanston StreetWalk Against Warming is Australia's biggest day of community action on climate change. The Melbourne event will begin at 12pm, Saturday 12 December at the State Library, Swanston Street. As...

Run for a Safe Climate

Run for a Safe Climate2pm Sunday 29 NovemberSt Kilda Sea Baths, St KildaRun for a Safe Climate is a 6000 Kms run, from Cooktown to Melbourne. Twenty-five emergency workers, policemen and fireman, are running to raise awareness of the need for a strong government...

Melbourne Climate Policy Forum (MCPF)

After many years of debate, climate policy has moved squarely into the implementation stage. The next six months will be critical in determining what policies will be will be put in place and how effective they will be in containing global warming.Leading experts from...

CC Deniers and ‘debate’

An extract from Monbiot, relevent to Australia in that he's on Plimer's case . . ."Creationists and climate change deniers have this in common: they don’t answer their critics. They make what they say are definitive refutations of the science. When these refutations...

2009 A.V.G. Lecture – Dr Paul Sinclair

Please see the below flyer for Camberwell High School's event "Our Environment - Time to Act Now!"To be held at 7.30pm in the Sssembly Hall on Wed 2 September 2009. Pls RSVP to 9836 0555 by Mon 24 Aug.(click for larger version)

How psychology can help the planet stay cool

A perennial problem faced by people trying to promote environmental issues is how not to bamboozle people with environmental scare stories, thus bringing about a state of apathy because it's too late to do anything! The psychologists whose work is the subject of this...

Email from Bill McKibben

Excerpts from Bill McKibben's email (omission indicated by [ ... ] ):****************************************************************************Dear Friends,I'm back home with my family for a few days, after the third long organizing trip of the past few months.In a...

350 organisation comes to Australia

Excerpt from Emily Mulligan's email:**************************************************************************New Website!I wanted to let you know that 350 Australia is up and running, with our brand spanking new web-page: http://www.350.org/AustraliaWe're working on...

Australian Greens Donation – CPRS Advertisement

Help Bob Brown talk to Australia about climate changeThis week, Kevin Rudd is asking Parliament to pass laws that give polluters $16 billion and sets emissions reduction targets way too low to fix the climate crisis.His CPRS – what we call the Continue Polluting...

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