Sustainability

Ross Garnaut talk: Australia: Energy Superpower of the Low-Carbon World

  Professor Ross Garnaut
Australia has the potential to be even more important in global energy
in a low carbon world. Amongst the world’s developed countries, Australia has by far the greatest per capita potential for low-cost production of energy from most of the promising renewable sources: solar, wind, deep geothermal, wave and tidal.
Professor Ross Garnaut

You can read the text of his lecture. The University will post the recording of the session Tuesday the 30th.

Australians get a second chance at internationally low energy costs with the world’s transition to a low-carbon economy. Managed well, the transition to a low-carbon economy will restore and enhance old Australian strengths, this time built on sustainable foundations. … More >>

updates on the Campaign Against Nuclear Expansion

Updates on our Clean Futures Collective’s Campaign Against Nuclear Expansion (CANE) will be available in the form of meeting minutes.  If you are a member or donor and would like to receive copies of the minutes please send your email address to robyn.wood@foe.org.au.  Currently we are meeting weekly at Kappy’s Cafe in Compton St from 4-6pm Mondays, all welcome.… More >>

Making Solar Thermal Happen 5th August

solar thermal photo

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.
http://www.repowerportaugusta.org/

CLEAN Climate Emergency Network

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RadTour gets closer..27 June – 8 July 2015

Run by Friends of the Earth, this year’s Tour will take place from Saturday June 27 to Wednesday July 8, 2015.  Contact Robyn if you would like to get involved with their Adelaide welcome around July 8th: robyn.wood@foe.org.au.  See below for ticket links.

Radtour photo

Participants get to experience consensus decision making, desert camping and vegetarian cooking in affinity groups while travelling to some of the most beautiful and ecologically significant environments in Australia. If you’re interested in learning about the industry or anti-nuclear campaigning, the “Rad Tour” is an essential start or refresher.… More >>

Trans-Pacific Partnership campaign request

Fair Food Adelaide’s March Against Monsanto project invite you to take action about the Trans-Pacific Partnership  by emailing Trade Minister Andew Robb.

The Trans Pacific Partnership campaign by Getup asks you to please consider writing a quick email to Trade Minister Andrew Robb: tell him not to sign.

The Trans Pacific Partnership  will allow corporations to sue the government

  • if they don’t like our food labelling,
  • if they don’t like our ban on GM in foods over 1%,
  • if they don’t like SA’s GM moratorium,
  • if they don’t like us banning gas fracking of farmlands and wilderness
  • if any legislation interferes with their business plans

The TPP will make medicines vastly more expensive and generally undermine Australia’s sovereignty.  … More >>