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Social action and changing beliefs

For those interested in extending their thinking on how to change beliefs, the following is a very eclectic list of readings I have found useful in thinking about social action and beliefs.I have chosen writings that by and large do not delve into the minutiae of...

Lobby your politicians on Climate Change

Here is text for a letter you can edit and write to Federal politicians (Ministers, local MPs).Here is a list of federal ministers -including email addresses (or web contact forms).You could send a letter about the climate emergency to every one of them. I just...

How much do we consume?

Our rapidly increasing consumption of energy, water and 'stuff' is part of the story behind the sustainability crisis facing us today. Becoming more sustainable includes reducing our consumption.The Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) publishes how much we...

Energy Use

Australia's guide to environmentally sustainable homes The use of energy in the home is the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions from Australian households.The average household's energy use is responsible for about eight tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2), the main...

Kriskindl Stand

Lighter Footprints likes to spread the word on climate change, the environment and other sustainability issues. Most importantly we offer information and encouragement on solutions and action we can all take.One way we do this is through support of and participation...

So called ‘Clean Coal’

In reality, there is no such thing as 'clean coal', just a lot of hot air from the industries and associations with a vested interest in continuing business as usual. The following videos take a humerous look at the issue . . .More videos on 'clean coal' can be found...

Meeting – last one for 2008

A reminder that our last meeting for the year is next Wed Dec 3 at 7.45 pm at Carolyn's house 15 Faversham Rd Canterbury.This will also be our Xmas do, and so you may like to bring something nice to share. The intention for the evening is to welcome everyone and...

The GreenPower Accreditation Program – You can be sure it’s Green

What is GreenPower?Established in 1997, GreenPower is a national accreditation program that sets stringent environmental and reporting standards for renewable electricity products offered by energy suppliers to households and businesses across Australia. Suppliers who...

On becoming a loon

A couple of weeks ago some of us helped to spell out a human sign in the Alexandra Gardens. Thousands of people dressed in red made up two words - CLIMATE EMERGENCY. Where is this emergency you might ask? Surely an over-statement, from a bunch of self-interested...

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