Tag Archives: Climate Action

Australia at the Paris Climate Talks

Australia is now been called the 57th worst performing country in the world when it comes to tackling Climate Change. Here is an informative summary of where the current Australian government stands on fossil fuel subsidies.   Advertisements

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‘This Changes Everything’ – The Film

Naomi Klein’s book – This Changes Everything –  was published in September 2014. The book tackles the issues at the heart of Climate Change and analyses the root causes of the crisis. It is a demanding, thought-provoking read which rapidly became … Continue reading

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“Adapt to survive”

The science of climate change is a new publication from the Australian Academy of Science which aims to address the public confusion created by contradictory ‘information’ coming from a variety of non-scientific sources. The document clarifies the current situation in climate … Continue reading

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Reducing household waste

Reducing waste was one of the hardest projects we undertook in our quest to live more sustainably. With landfill sites around Australia close to full capacity and the prohibitive costs associated with transporting waste over even longer distances, we all need to take responsibility … Continue reading

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News from the Climate Reality Project

Last week,  the United States and China, the world’s two largest emitters, jointly announced their targets reducing carbon emissions after months of negotiation. The U.S. will emit 26-28 percent fewer carbon emissions in 2025 than it did in 2005, and … Continue reading

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Choose your local leaders – part 2

Last week, I asked the four Holdfast Bay mayoral candidates questions about their views on the relevance of climate change to local council, their understanding of action taken at council level to date, and what climate action should be undertaken by council within the next four years. Yesterday, … Continue reading

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Choose your local leaders – part 1

This week, the world’s top scientists have given their clearest warning yet of the severe and irreversible impacts of climate change. The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) synthesis report, a summary of its last three reports, has … Continue reading

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