real food group public forum

Guest speaker James Warner will talk about his experience working for large food processing companies and why he now has a focus on corporate sustainability. Oct 6.

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Zero emissions homes within reach

In  the  wake  of  Victoria’s  warmest  and  driest  winter  on record,  environment  groups  today  called  for  new  building standards  to  reduce  emissions  and  water  use,  and  to  help  the state’s  homes  and  families  cope  with  future  temperature  and price  shocks. 

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Film screening and discussion on the ‘nuclear comeback’

Screening of new documentary Uranium: Is it a Country?
Followed by discussion with Jim Green, National Nuclear Campaigner, Friends of the Earth.
Thursday 1 October.

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Victorian Government's Climate Change Green Paper

Premier Brumby has released the first stage of the Victorian Government’s plan - their Climate Change Green Paper.  There is an opportunity to tell the government what you expect them to do on the question of climate change. 


Submissions are due by September 29.

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Morwell hears how we can make the switch

Clean Energy or Coal? Is the question being posed to residents of Victoria and the Brumby Government at a public meeting in Morwell on the evening of Wednesday, Sept 9, 2009.

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Living with the Bush coalition launched

Improving community safety in the face of increasing risk from bushfires is not a choice between human welfare and environmental integrity. This is a false choice and if pursued will result in giving people a false sense of security while ignoring other more important safety measures.

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North South pipeline works completed - there still isn't any water

Friends of the Earth (FoE) has joined rural groups in expressing disappointment at the completion of the 'major works' phase of the North South pipeline.

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Barmah Benefit

Support traditional owners and Friends of the Earth, Sunday, September 13. This will be an amazing night full of some of Melbourne's finest musical talents whilst supporting an incredible cause.

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community concern over tree clearing turns to protest

August 17: This morning, residents from Kinglake and surrounding areas held a community protest to draw public attention to the unnecessary logging and removal of native trees and vegetation in the Kinglake Ranges by contractors working for the Murrindindi Shire.

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Let the Death of 'Sam the Koala' not be in Vain

The unfortunate death of 'Sam the Koala' made media headlines last week. We must ask about the hundreds of other koalas, who also face an uncertain future and who also suffered horrendously in the fires.

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