Greening cities makes for safer neighbourhoods

Greening cities makes for safer neighbourhoods In the 1953 short story The Man Who Planted Trees, a lone shepherd plants thousands of trees, transforming a desolate valley into a vibrant forest with pleasant villages and unspoiled wilderness. The moral of … Continued

Face of firefighting on Gold Coast changing due to climate change

Face of firefighting on Gold Coast changing due to climate change By Denis Doherty, Gold Coast Sun June 30, 2016 A generation of firefighting knowledge will be lost, thanks to climate change. That’s the view of former Mudgeeraba Rural Fire Brigade first … Continued

Climate Reality Project Video

Climate Reality Project We all know the bad news when it comes to climate change. What most people don’t know is that there is also a lot of good news. In this video we explore some of that good news, … Continued

Survey: more Australians want climate action now than before the carbon tax

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More Australians want climate action now than before the carbon tax Original article The Conversation: Survey more Australians want climate action now than before the carbon tax. In April 2011, not long after Julia Gillard was returned to power in the … Continued

Renewable Energy Jobs: Future Growth in Australia

Renewable Energy Jobs: Future Growth in Australia Original article from Climate Council Renewables Report The Renewable Energy: Future Jobs and Growth report finds that 50% renewable electricity by 2030 will create almost 50% more employment than our business as usual trajectory. … Continued

Paul Gilding: The Earth is Full Video

Paul Gilding: The Earth is Full By Paul Gilding “Have we used up all our resources? Have we filled up all the livable space on Earth? Paul Gilding suggests we have, and the possibility of devastating consequences, in a talk … Continued

Portugal runs for four days straight on renewable energy alone

Portugal runs for four days straight on renewable energy alone By The Guardian Zero emission milestone reached as country is powered by just wind, solar and hydro-generated electricity for 107 hours. Portugal kept its lights on with renewable energy alone for … Continued

With women at the top, UN climate body has chance for real change

With women at the top, UN climate body has chance for real change By The Guardian Women now hold six of the most influential positions at global climate talks, but can they make a difference on the ground? Climate Home reports Whisper … Continued

World Environment Day 5th June 2016

World Environment Day (WED) is held every year on June 5th, and is the United Nation’s principal vehicle for promoting worldwide awareness and action for the environment.It is the ‘people’s day’ for doing something positive for the environment, which is … Continued

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