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Home Retrofitting Workshop - City of Cockburn

Sep 2 2010 19:00
Sep 2 2010 21:30

Sustainable September at the City Of Cockburn. For a full list of events and more information click here

 

Australian Academy of Science report on climate change

Climate change sceptics might want to check out the latest Academy of Science report for a simple question and answer style outline of what we know about our changing climate. www.science.org.au/policy/climatechange2010.html

“Climate change, due to the rise of CO2 and other greenhouse gases, is real, measureable and dangerous. Urgent action is required to arrest potentially devastating impacts,” said Lynn MacLaren, Greens MLC.

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National Science Week

Aug 14 2010 00:00
Aug 19 2010 00:00

National Science Week in Western Australia is always packed with events and activities across the state.

Below are just some of the events that could ignite your imagination! Read more »

Bird and frog ramble

Aug 15 2010 09:30
Aug 15 2010 11:00

Explore frogs in Outridge Wetland; look at macro-invertebrate life under a microscope; join Birds Australia on a guided walk in the tuart woodlands.

Includes hot cuppa and damper. Read more »

OXFAM Climate Change Panel discussion

Aug 19 2010 18:30
Aug 19 2010 20:30

Oxfam Australia presents a FREE panel discussion:

Action on Climate Change: now but how?

Alexander Lecture Theatre, UWA

19 August 2010, 7pm - 8.30pm

RSVP: wastatecommittee@oxfam.org.au

Refreshments and canapés will be provided from 6.30pm

Submit your questions when you RSVP by August 17. Read more »

Happy Birthday Sustainable Energy Association WA

Lynn MacLaren MLC would like to congratulate the Western Australian Sustainable Energy Association on another milestone - its 8th birthday.

WA SEA was established in 2002 to promote the development of a sustainable energy industry as a solution to reducing Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions.

It now has over 330 members, making WA SEA the largest energy industry chamber in Australia.

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Greens Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff Bill

Recently launched renewables legislation from the WA Greens is expected to attract even more support following widespread disappointment at the State Government’s decision to clear another hurdle to a coal power resurgence in Collie.

The new legislation would greatly reduce the need to build more dirty coal-fired power plants and there is growing behind-the-scenes support for the Bill.

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Climate Change Policy in WA - UWA Seminar

Jul 13 2010 13:00
Jul 13 2010 16:00

The Institute of Advanced Studies at The University of Western Australia invites you to a free seminar:

Climate Change Policy in WA, Australia and the World: What Next? Read more »

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