Climate change

Everything is NOT awesome.

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

LEGO signed a new long-term contact with Shell in 2011, but Greenpeace has just come out with a new campaign, releasing the very emotive video shown above.

Clive & Al to the rescue

Thursday, 26 June 2014

After meeting with Al Gore yesterday, Clive Palmer unexpectedly backed a new Emissions Trading Scheme.

Turning the tide

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Join the Climate Reality Project and stand up for reality: www.climaterealityproject.org

Former Vice President Al Gore explores successful social movements from civil rights to the Berlin Wall, from Vietnam to the Arab Spring, in which committed citizens have come together against all odds and turned the tide of history.

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Conservationist talks at orangutan fundraiser

9 to 13 March, 2014
Join international orangutan conservationist, Lone Dröscher Nielsen from Borneo Orangutan Survival Australia (BOSA), as she speaks firsthand about her near 20-year journey working to rescue and rehabilitate the endangered orangutans of Borneo. As founder of BOSA's Nyaru Menteng facility – the largest orangutan rescue and rehabilitation centre in the world - Lone's quest to save and rehabilitate Borneo's red ape has been showcased on Animal Planet's award-winning series Orangutan Island and the BBC's Orangutan Diary series. Seats are limited, so book early!

When/Where:
Brisbane: Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove Campus. 5pm – 6:30pm, Sunday March 9, 2014.
Sydney: Wesley Conference Centre, 220 Pitt Street. 7pm – 9pm, Wednesday March 12, 2014.
Melbourne: Kaleide Theatre, RMIT University, 360 Swanston St. 6:30pm – 9pm, Thursday March 13, 2014.
Cost: Adults $25, Children/Concession $15. All proceeds go to Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation.
Click here for more info and to buy tickets.

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Climate science update

Thursday, 9 January 2014

The latest science is more certain than ever that we’re causing climate change.

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The truth about climate change

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

We talk to climate scientist Dr Sarah Perkins about the links between the latest IPCC report, the carbon tax, and the current extreme bushfire emergencies.

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Why aren’t we more worried?

Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Our climate is changing, and the effects of it are obvious. Yet concern for climate change is on the decline. Georgia Bamber asks why.

Power Shift

Power Shift Youth Climate Summit

13-15 July, 2013
Presented by AYCC (Australian Youth Climate Coalition), Power Shift is the largest climate summit in Australia. Over 2,000 young people will come together to ensure climate change is at the forefront of the federal election agenda. At a critical time leading to the September election, the three-day summit will include incredible speakers and workshops for youths to take action and make a significant difference. Guests include James Hansen, Tim Flannery, Samah Hadid, Claire Hooper, Bill McKibben, Lucy Lawless and many more.

Where: Monash University, Melbourne VIC.
When:13-15 July, 2013.
Click here for registration and more information.

Climate action summit

Take action on climate change!

21-23 June, 2013
Put your concerns into action! You can help motivate communities to demand climate action at Australian Climate Action Summit this year. Over the two-day summit, you will have the opportunity to talk with successful campaigners about a clean energy future. The activist panel comes from all around Australia and across different sectors, including George Monbiot, Drew Hutton, Prof. Lesley Hughes, Cate Faehrmann MP, Fiona Armstrong, Simon Butler and Tony Mohr. Before the Summit, you may join the Friday night forum at the NSW Parliament House to discuss and explore community climate action through the law and media. The guest panel includes Michelle Maloney, Larissa Waters, Jane Rawson and Graham Readfearn.

Where:Friday night forum at Parliament House Theatreette, NSW Parliament House; Summit at Sydney Secondary College, Blackwattle Bay Campus, Taylor Street, Glebe NSW.
When:Friday night forum 6pm-8pm 21 June; Summit 22-23 June, 2013.
Click here for registration and more information.

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