Take control of your contribution to greenhouse gas emissions and demand decision-makers lead climate action with these tips. 1. Speak truth to power. Lobby your local, state and national government representatives to support policies that mitigate climate change. 2. Support climate action organisations. Support groups to take action on your behalf or by volunteering with … Continue reading 30 Tips for reducing your carbon footprint and demanding climate action
USC Eco and Good Harvest Organics come together to bring science students and enthusiasts alike, a documentary screening of An Inconvenient Sequel (2017) during USC's 2018 Semester One O-Week. Members of USC Eco will be introducing the film, drawing on first-hand experiences and local opportunities for us to better understand and practice climate action here on … Continue reading Free screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
As the world population is set to reach over 9 billion by 2050, the global food demand is expected to increase by 70%, particularly in developing countries where meat production will rise by up to 58% from today (FAO, 2009). Experts actually predict the cost of food will rise significantly by 2030 as a result … Continue reading Fight climate change from your kitchen table!
So what exactly is fossil fuel divestment? It's very simple. Rather than investing your money, you do the opposite and get rid of any investments that are linked to the fossil fuel industry.
We have two special pre-Earth Hour events happening tomorrow (Friday): a free BBQ at 12 (supporting local farmers) and a public lecture by Prof Patrick Nunn at 6:30pm (Immersion Lab, Building E). Details at http://bit.ly/1GXJmVz Special thanks to Earth Hour Australia, Sustainability Research Centre (SRC), Sunshine Coast Environment Council, and Good Harvest. #appetiteforchange
Lack of Climate action at the G20 getting you down? Don't have time to get down to Brissie to show the world that Australians want action on Climate Change? Don't worry, you can do that up the coast! We have local media on board to meet us down on the beach to get an image … Continue reading Photo Action
Earth Hour Australia and SCEC are hosting a free training workshop for people who are interested in taking action on climate change, next Saturday 1 November in Mudjimba. Register to secure your place: http://sctraining-earthhouraus.nationbuilder.com/ Email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Facebook us if you would like to join the carpool to & from USC.
USC Eco stand in solidarity with the Pacific Climate Warriors who are paddling out tomorrow, in hand-built traditional canoes, directly into the oncoming path of coal ships coming from the world’s largest coal port – Newcastle. For 20 years they have asked world leaders to take action to stop polluting the atmosphere, but with greenhouse gas … Continue reading Solidarity with the Pacific Climate Warriors
Thanks to the 135 staff and students so far that have signed the Monster Climate Petition! These signatures will demonstrate to Parliament the range and volume of Australians who want effective action on reducing GHG emissions. Print your own petition or learn more about it at www.monsterclimatepetition.com.au
Join thousands of Australians choosing to go fossil free and put your bank on notice or divest. Meet us outside BCC cinemas at the Sunshine Plaza, Maroochydore, next Friday 17 Oct at 11:00 AM. Register at www.marketforces.org.au/divestmentday The National Day of Divestment is a joint initiative between 350.org and Market Forces. For great information about … Continue reading Action: National Divestment Day