Climate change

Do the maths

Do the maths tour

4 - 9 June, 2013
"Climate change is basically a big maths problem, involving the quantity of carbon we wish to burn and the capacity of the atmosphere to contain it. The question is - how much more can we burn before we’re in trouble?" Bill McKibben.

Australia’s continued expansion of coal mining and export is of concern to one of the world’s leading environmentalists, Bill McKibben. Is this a project that would take the planet beyond the point of no return? Come and hear Bill’s clear-eyed view of the global warming maths and learn what his grassroots advice about how to fix the equation.

Sydney: Tuesday 4 June, 2013.
Canberra: Wednesday 5 June and Thursday 6 June, 2013.
Melbourne: Friday 7 June, 2013.
Brisbane: Sunday 9 June, 2013.
Cost: Varies by location (registration essential).
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Ozwater 2013

Ozwater 2013

7 May to 9 May, 2013
Perth is set to host Australia's leading international water conference and trade exhibition, Ozwater 2013. Presented each year by the Australia Water Association, Ozwater is a must attend for anyone, from water professionals, scientists and researchers all the way to students and business owners. The conference will feature world class speakers, forums, a trade exhibition and much more!

Where: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, WA.
When: 7 May- 9 May, 2013.
Cost: From $835.
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Join ‘The Face of Climate Change’ on Earth Day

22 April, 2013
On Earth Day, 22 April 2013, join the worldwide campaign ‘The Face of Climate Change’ as a powerful call for action to the global crisis. Presented by Earth Day Network, the campaign seeks to depict the real impacts of climate change on our lives by collecting images of people, animals and places affected, as well as images of people doing their part in response to the issue. On Earth Day, an interactive digital display of all images will be shown at thousands of live events around the world as well as online with people’s stories. Step up and do something about the issue that is affecting us all. You can also post photos on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #FaceOfClimate for inclusion in the mosaic. To view The Face of Climate Change photo display, go to To learn more about Earth Day 2013 and The Face of Climate Change, go to

Where: Worldwide.
When:22 April, 2013.
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The sceptical environmentalist

Monday, 15 April 2013

Those sceptical of climate change can be as hard core as they come, however as Bjørn Lomberg found, a critical mind helps create solutions to difficult problems.

Earth Hour 2013

Saturday 23 March, 2013
Make a real difference this month and participate in the worldwide event that started right here in Australia!
Earth Hour is much more than just switching off your lights for an hour; it promotes the idea that individuals can make a difference, no matter how small or big. With Climate Change looming and energy costs on the rise, now is the perfect time to promote the switch to renewable energy resources and greener ways of living.
You can get involved in the worlds largest environmental movement by turning off your lights for an hour (or the whole night), attending or hosting one of the many events, and by making the pledge to switch to renewable energy.

Where: Everywhere and anywhere
When: 8:30
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Climate Program Manager, Plan in Australia

Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Help communities overcome poverty and help children reach their potential by developing and implementing strategy and policy in relation to climate change adaptation and to support effective policy and practice that benefits boys and girls, their communities and other constituents in developing countries affected by climate change and disasters.

Location: Southbank, Melbourne, Vic.
Applications close: Sunday 3 February, 2013.
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Project Coordinator - 1 Million Women

Friday, 20 July 2012

This is a part-time position, 3 days a week for 18 weeks, to lead the coordination of projects held in the period August-November 2012. A big part of the role will be coordinating ‘The 1 Million Women weekend’, is a national initiative to run over three days in November.

Location: CBD Sydney, NSW.
Salary: It is a contract role by negotiation Please contact or call Laura Oxley on 92237388 for more information.
Applications close: Immediate start.
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Deep Future

Deep Future

Thursday, 5 July 2012

The next 100,000 years of life on earth

School of Life

15 July

For the first time ever in Australia, an introduction to The School of Life comes to Sydney, to coincide with the publication of their new series of guides for everyday living. In this ‘taster’ format, there will be four short 'how to' talks by Gretel Killeen, Anna Rose, John Armstrong and Tom Chatfield on current topics like communicating authentically, making a difference to climate change, money stress and thriving in the digital age.

Where: Sydney Opera House
When: 4PM, 15 July 2012
Cost: $30
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Al Gore's Our Choice

Monday, 11 June 2012

A greener way to read about the effects of and solutions to climate change.

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