Clean Futures

Making Solar Thermal Happen 5th August

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Tuesday 5th August 6pm

Allan Scott Auditorium (H2-16), Hawke Building, City West Campus, University of South Australia (55 North Tce Adelaide)

Join the Repower Port Augusta Alliance for an evening discussing why and how we can make solar thermal happen in South Australia. With Dr Keith Lovegrove, solar thermal expert, Climate Change Institute at ANU (Canberra); Dr. Peter Burdon, Senior Lecturer at the Adelaide Law School and members of the Port Augusta campaign group.

CLEAN Climate Emergency Network

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Mark Diesendorf 100% Renewable for SA 16 June

You are invited to join the Conservation Council SA ‘In Conversation with Dr Mark Diesendorf’ to discuss 100% renewable electricity for South Australia.

16 June 111 Franklin St Adelaide at 6pm

Dr Mark Diesendorf presents his newest report showing that South Australia could produce 100% of its electricity from renewable sources. This will be a critical conversation to inform submissions to the SA’s Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission. Come along, get inspired and learn what we need to do to make it happen!

About Mark Diesendorf:

Associate Professor Mark Diesendorf is Deputy Director of the Institute of Environmental Studies, UNSW. He teaches, researches and consults in the interdisciplinary fields of sustainable energy, energy policy, sustainable urban transport, theory of sustainability, and ecological economics.

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Enquiries: Cat Beaton

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Nuclear free SA coalition meeting 2nd June

All welcome at a meeting to continue the coalition of people interested in keeping SA nuclear free.

Tuesday 2nd Jun 5-7pm upstairs at the Prince Albert Hotel 254 Wright St

Drinks and dinner available

Hosted by Nuclear Operations Watch Port Adelaide


Friends of the Earth Adelaide is a member group of NOWPA

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Invitation to Renewables Yes / Nuclear No

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65 St Vincent St Port Adelaide

Hosted by Nuclear Operations Watch Port Adelaide NOWPA and Friends of the Earth Adelaide.

Experts speak about uranium mining, nuclear power and radioactive waste dumps. How the nuclear industry can impact health, community and environment and why people are calling for a renewable not radioactive SA.

Speakers include:

Dave Sweeney, Australian Conservation Foundation

Dr Margaret Beavis, Public Health Association of Australia / Medical Association for Medical Association for the Prevention of War (MAPW)

Philippa Rowland, Repower Port Augusta Alliance

Special Q&A with Dr Jim Green, Friends of the Earth Australia and Fukushima update with Dr Philip White , Friends of the Earth Adelaide.

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Farmlands not Gaslands film screening April 30

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You are warmly invited to the film screening of “Farmland not Gaslands” at the Conservation Council on Thursday April 30.

‘Farmland not Gaslands’ is a moving short film about communities, ranging from Western Victoria to Gippsland, who are threatened by the activities of mining companies, but refuse to sit down and say nothing about it.’ A film by Pennie Brown.

Today South Australian faces fracking, shale and tight gas extraction. Come and hear from interstate and local speakers about this extractive process.

Speakers include:

Cam Walker, Friends of the Earth Australia (Melbourne)

Anne Daw, Limestone Coast Protection Alliance

Professor Irene Watson, School of Law, University of SA

Entry by gold coin donation.

Organised by:

Friends of the Earth Adelaide

Limestone Coast Protection Alliance

and the Conservation Council SA.…