Pages tagged "Climate Justice"
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.Read more
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.
Find out about climate change in the 'roof of the world' and what it means for Australia and Asia. Public forum in Melbourne, monday August 17. The tour finished on August 19, check here for images and reports.Read more
We have just launched our postcard campaign for the climate talks in Copenhagen, which will happen this DecemberRead more
Friends of the Earth has welcomed the State Government's recognition of the seriousness of the climate problem contained in the Green Paper, released today, but has warned the paper fails to plot a path away from coal.Read more
Two weeks ago we launched a brief document called 'a green New Deal for Victoria', which was a first attempt to articulate how our state could respond effectively to the interconnected issues of recession, accelerating climate change and growing energy costs and insecurity.Read more
A straight forward way to drive the creation of green jobs, and in particular new jobs in manufacturing in Victoria, is to make sure our houses are built to a higher energy standard.Read more
Join thousands around Australia in calling for real action for a safe climate.
1pm State Library Saturday, June 13Read more
public forum: the implications of a new international climate agreement. Tuesday May 12Read more
A technical assessment by Monash University engineering lecturer Dr Gavin Mudd reveals that the proposed Olympic Dam mine expansion will make it almost impossible for South Australia to meet its legislated target of a 60% reduction in greenhouse emissions.Read more