Zero Carbon Australia Electric Vehicles

Zero Carbon Australia Electric Vehicles Australia can move to electric vehicles, powered by renewable electricity, in a decade. It is feasible and affordable, providing environmental, health and economic benefits. August 2016: Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE) Electric Vehicles Report here: Beyound Zero Emission … Continued

Eat Your Backyard

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Eat your Backyard will focus on providing locals with a central hub or meeting place to share ideas on how to utilise your own backyard to become more sustainable and self-sufficient. Food security for both humans and other species is our focus. Gecko invites you and your family and friends to join us at this free community event at the beautiful Country Paradise Parklands in Nerang.

Advancing Climate Action in Queensland

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Advancing Climate Action in Queensland Discussion Paper Did you hear about the recent discussion paper put out by the Queensland Government looking at actions needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and adapt to climate change impacts? After a long period … Continued

Climate of the Nation 2016 Attitudes

Climate of the Nation 2016 Attitudes to climate change The latest survey by the Climate Institute is good news for activists working for more effective action on climate change mitigation. Climate change affects every aspect of our lives and those … Continued

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 … 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