30 Tips for reducing your carbon footprint and demanding climate action

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

Free screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

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

Earth Hour BBQ and presentation

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

Solidarity with the Pacific Climate Warriors

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

Monster Climate Petition

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