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Switch Off Hazelwood, Switch On Renewables

Help replace Australia's dirtiest coal-fired power station with renewable energy.
Hazelwood Power Station is the embodiment of Australia's failure to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. Relative to its power output, it's one of the most polluting power stations in the world.


The community protest at Hazelwood held on sunday, 10/10/10, as part of the International Day of Climate Action, was a great success.

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How can we achieve a clean energy future

The state government has recently announced that it will cut our greenhouse emissions by 20% by 2020. This is a good start to begin the transition we need to build a low carbon future, but climate science tells us we must go much further.


So, how can we get there?

Find out at ourt free public forum, South Melbourne, Wed September 1.

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Australia's first zero carbon housing project hits a hurdle

For the past 8 years environmentalist Brendan Condon has been working to build Australia’s first zero carbon housing project at Cape Paterson near Wonthaggi. This  Ecovillage will build 200 highly sustainable houses.

Recently the project hit an eleventh hour hurdle with an independent planning panel. Please write a letter of support for this project.

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Coalition Wind Farm policy a worrying entry to environment debate

After waiting many months for the release of Coalition policies on the environment, Ted Baillieu's first foray into the realm of environment does not bode well for the Party in the build up to the state election.

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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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Fix the Solar Feed-In Tariff

Join the community rally on Wednesday 6th May to call on the government to improve the solar laws

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Switch off the CPRS: switch on renewables

On 27 March 2009 people concerned about climate change around the country will be taking action at the office of their local federal Labor politician to tell them we need to reduce greenhouse emissions, not pay polluters.

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the 2009 sustainability convergence 'breakthrough: from recession to sustainability'

As we face a looming financial crisis, what are the threats and opportunities to social and environmental movements? Melbourne, February 14

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