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Key Strategies

These are the Key Strategies of Lighter Footprints.1. Analyse opportunities and set clear priorities from our lists of projects.Communicate them to our 'supporters'.Research which groups are 'leading edge' in priority areas and join with them.2. Contribute to the...

Our Mission

Our Mission statement describes what we are setting out to achieve.MissionLighter Footprints aims to influence national, State and local decision makers and Australian citizens to take action in priority focus areas to halt global warming as a matter of urgency.

Our Vision

Our 'Vision' is what we want the group to be like and to have achieved by 2010.A six month action plan will outline projects and actions to be investigated for possible implementation that will take us towards achieving the vision.Lighter Footprints is a local Climate...

Getting into 2009

Originally sent as an email to our members.And here we go for what promises to be a very interesting and important year ahead for 'Climate changers'!Our first commitment of the year begins on Feb 4 with our first monthly meeting - (First Wednesday of the month) It is...

Boroondara Sustainability Network (BSN)

BSN was founded in late 2008. Heinz Kreutz (who also happens to be a Boroondara City councillor) called for expressions of interest from local residents, with the aim of promoting greater sustainability. This is an independent group, not linked with the Boroondara...

Supporting Certain Levels of CO2 ppm

Two campaigns to recalibrate and communicate our expections of how much CO2 in the atmosphere is appropriate to the earth's wellbeing. 350 parts per million (ppm) is one message, the other is 300 ppm.In 2008, we'd reached 387 ppm. Article here.Both are considered...

Negative emissions needed for a safe climate

An article from Crikey which highlights a new report out on climate change."The latest State of the World report from the globally respected World Watch Institute is one of the highest-profile and credible calls for emergency action on climate change yet released. The...

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