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Join Lighter Footprints at the Living for Our Future Expo

The mayor and council staff at last years Expo.Lighter Footprints will be exhibiting at Boroondara council's Living for Our Future expo.21 March 20098am to 1pmBoroondara Farmers Market at Patterson Reserve, Auburn Road, HawthornCome along for a chat, pickup some...

Government’s emissions trading plan criticised (extended interview)

Guy Pearse (author of 2007's 'High & Dry') appears on ABC Radio National's Breakfast."Former Liberal Party insider Guy Pearse has used the Quarterly Essay to take a swipe at the government's proposed emissions trading scheme, suggesting it is a dud which fails the...

Australians will not be put off solar

This very interesting peice from the Alternative Technology Association (who do some great work in this area) covering some lesser known or understood aspects of domestic solar installations.Bottom line - if at all possible, please do not sell the renewable energy...

Switch off the CPRS: switch on renewables: Actions at MP’s offices

On 27 March 2009 people concerned about climate change around the country will be taking action at the office of their local federal Labor politician to tell them we need to reduce greenhouse emissions, not pay polluters. JOIN IN!Friday 27 March, including:Office of...

Climate Change Articles

HSBC's Climate Confidence Monitor 2008Melbourne Climate Action Centre and Carbon Equity's Climate Reader

On vegetariansim . . .

A reponse found in a discussion group about whether kangaroo meat was better than beef. It was written by "Aileen Wuernos".The most environmentally and economically cheap meat, is simply to not have any. Fresh fruit, vegetables, legumes, whole grains with the odd bit...

Wake Up, Freak Out – Climate Change Redux

A great short film (animation) on climate change. Well worth the 10 minutes it takes to watch.Simply put, with a great message.http://wakeupfreakout.org/film/tipping.html Wake Up, Freak Out - then Get a Grip from Leo Murray on Vimeo.If you can't see the video, click...

Crunch Time – Australia’s Policy Future

Be part of the first major conference of Australia’s leading progressive think tanks.At the halfway mark of the Rudd Government’s first term, and a year on from the 2020 Summit, we invite you to join us in considering the principles and values that should guide...

Sustainability Matters – Monash University

SustainabilityMattersMonash Sustainability Month16 March to 9 April 2009This month highlights the University's commitment to sustainability in education, practice and research. Join sustainability experts and take part in an exciting program of activities. Help us...

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