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References Page - Social Media Posts 2020

Updated: Nov 18, 2021

You've found your way to our handy references page - a compilation of references for the information within our recent social media posts.

 

Post 28 December 2020


If you haven't written to your MP yet...


https://www.un.org/press/en/2020/sgsm20411.doc.htm#:~:text=The%20United%20Kingdom%2C%20Japan%20and,to%20get%20there%20before%202060.


https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/resources/what-does-net-zero-emissions-mean/#:~:text=In%20order%20to%20honour%20the,reach%20net%20zero%20by%202050.

 

Post 14 December 2020


The good vibes of switching to a better bank or super don't end with with not investing in fossil fuels!


https://www.bankaust.com.au/responsible-banking/planet/conservation-reserve


https://www.bankaust.com.au/responsible-banking


https://www.bankaust.com.au/responsible-banking/bank-australia-impact-fund


https://www.beyondbank.com.au/about-us.html


https://www.australianethical.com.au/


https://www.notbusinessasusual.co/


https://www.futuresuper.com.au/how-we-invest

 

Post 10 December 2020


Is divesting legitimate?


https://gofossilfree.org/divestment/commitments/


https://theconversation.com/matt-canavan-says-australia-doesnt-subsidise-the-fossil-fuel-industry-an-expert-says-it-does-131200

 

Post 10 December 2020


Today's fossil fuel divestment movement has historical parallels in the fight against Apartheid. ⁠


https://gofossilfree.org/southafrica/divestment-from-ending-apartheid-to-ending-the-age-of-fossil-fuels/


https://blog.smu.edu/theanti-apartheidmovementinnorthtexas/history/divestment/


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/apr/10/desmond-tutu-anti-apartheid-style-boycott-fossil-fuel-industry#:~:text=Tutu%2C%20one%20of%20the%20most,the%20injustice%20of%20climate%20change.

 

Post 4 December 2020


If seals could talk...


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/dec/03/great-barrier-reef-outlook-critical-as-climate-change-called-number-one-threat-to-world-heritage?utm_term=fad90e391667f4d6900d9d870c47a35c&utm_campaign=MorningMailAUS&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&CMP=morningmailau_email


https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/10/14/global-heating-kills-half-the-corals-on-the-great-barrier-reef?utm_campaign=Carbon%20Brief%20Daily%20Briefing&utm_content=20201014&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Revue%20newsletter


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/oct/14/great-barrier-reef-corals-have-more-than-halved-in-past-25-years-study-shows?utm_term=904a7dcb5bd788bdc9c538e29368270d&utm_campaign=MorningMailAUS&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&CMP=morningmailau_email


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/oct/29/we-dont-have-time-to-lose-plans-for-coral-ark-to-help-save-the-worlds-reefs?utm_term=96ff93fd0eebec7198db71a388513c91&utm_campaign=MorningMailAUS&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&CMP=morningmailau_email


https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/radical-action-needed-to-save-great-barrier-reef-major-climate-report-warns-20181008-p508cb.html


https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/25/climate/climate-change-oceans-united-nations.html


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/nov/26/cooling-la-nina-may-not-save-great-barrier-reef-from-mass-coral-bleaching-experts-warn

 

Post 1 Dec 2020


We're keen to learn - and share - about the measures outdoor businesses are taking to become more environmentally sustainable.


http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2007/09/07/2027042.htm


https://www.energy.gov.au/households/water-efficiency


http://www.naturalevent.com.au/

 

Post 22 Nov 2020


This eye opening footage was captured this November.


1.4 degrees

http://www.bom.gov.au/state-of-the-climate/australias-changing-climate.shtml#:~:text=Australia's%20weather%20and%20climate%20are,warmer%20than%20the%20ones%20before.


Worsening Bushfire Seasons

https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/resources/summer-of-crisis/


Rainforests

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/02/fallout-threatened-species-in-australia-continue-to-struggle-after-fires/


https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-12-04/eungella-rainforest-future-questioned-by-expert/10578802


https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-11-27/bushfires-devastate-ancient-forests-and-rare-wildlife/11733956


https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/why-are-our-rainforests-burning

 

Post 15 Nov 2020


From our post yesterday... the good news just keep rolling.


Vic

https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/resources/vic-torious-another-big-battery-record/?utm_source=Climate+Council+of+Australia&utm_campaign=58dcd72460-201106_OctNewsletter_%5BRG%5D&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_03ddbdd2e5-58dcd72460-75230061


NSW

https://www.acf.org.au/bipartisan_support_to_make_nsw_a_renewables_superpower?link_id=0&can_id=7ae8dda8962084dc613b6518edb47c40&source=email-nsw-steps-up-for-climate-action&email_referrer=email_992292&email_subject=nsw-steps-up-for-climate-action


SA

https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/resources/south-australia-goes-big-clean-energy-jobs/?utm_source=Climate+Council+of+Australia&utm_campaign=58dcd72460-201106_OctNewsletter_%5BRG%5D&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_03ddbdd2e5-58dcd72460-75230061


TAS

https://thedriven.io/2020/11/13/tasmania-sets-100-per-cent-electric-vehicle-target-for-government-fleet/?utm_source=Climate+Council+of+Australia&utm_campaign=58dcd72460-201106_OctNewsletter_%5BRG%5D&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_03ddbdd2e5-58dcd72460-75230061


Qld

https://reneweconomy.com.au/labor-has-to-do-more-to-reach-queensland-renewables-target-all-eyes-on-new-minister-34203/?link_id=13&can_id=7ae8dda8962084dc613b6518edb47c40&source=email-cool-email-title-thats-not-boring&email_referrer=email_989062&email_subject=shifting-climate-politics-our-picks-and-more

 

Post 14 Nov 2020


Time for some good news in climate politics - and we're not talking about Biden!


China

https://www.ft.com/content/c5239cb9-6a18-4b76-b219-d8568fbc67fa?link_id=0&can_id=7ae8dda8962084dc613b6518edb47c40&source=email-cool-email-title-thats-not-boring&email_referrer=email_989062&email_subject=shifting-climate-politics-our-picks-and-more


Japan

https://www.afr.com/companies/energy/serving-us-divorce-papers-japan-s-net-zero-pledge-20201027-p568wk?link_id=1&can_id=7ae8dda8962084dc613b6518edb47c40&source=email-cool-email-title-thats-not-boring&email_referrer=email_989062&email_subject=shifting-climate-politics-our-picks-and-more


South Korea

https://www.climatechangenews.com/2020/10/28/south-korea-formally-commits-cutting-emissions-net-zero-2050/?link_id=2&can_id=7ae8dda8962084dc613b6518edb47c40&source=email-cool-email-title-thats-not-boring&email_referrer=email_989062&email_subject=shifting-climate-politics-our-picks-and-more


Aussie Coal

https://www.climatechangenews.com/2020/10/30/asian-net-zero-wave-leaves-australias-scott-morrison-isolated/?link_id=3&can_id=7ae8dda8962084dc613b6518edb47c40&source=email-cool-email-title-thats-not-boring&email_referrer=email_989062&email_subject=shifting-climate-politics-our-picks-and-more


Philippines

https://www.climatechangenews.com/2020/10/28/philippines-declares-moratorium-new-coal-power-plants/?link_id=4&can_id=7ae8dda8962084dc613b6518edb47c40&source=email-cool-email-title-thats-not-boring&email_referrer=email_989062&email_subject=shifting-climate-politics-our-picks-and-more


Climate Change Bill

https://theconversation.com/zali-steggalls-new-climate-change-bill-comes-just-as-economic-sectors-step-up-149728?link_id=6&can_id=7ae8dda8962084dc613b6518edb47c40&source=email-cool-email-title-thats-not-boring&email_referrer=email_989062&email_subject=shifting-climate-politics-our-picks-and-more


Ignored Climate Change Authority

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/oct/22/morrison-government-ignored-climate-change-authoritys-advice-on-covid-recovery?link_id=7&can_id=7ae8dda8962084dc613b6518edb47c40&source=email-cool-email-title-thats-not-boring&email_referrer=email_989062&email_subject=shifting-climate-politics-our-picks-and-more


Britain, France, Italy

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/nov/03/scott-morrison-pressured-by-britain-france-and-italy-to-announce-bold-climate-action?link_id=8&can_id=7ae8dda8962084dc613b6518edb47c40&source=email-cool-email-title-thats-not-boring&email_referrer=email_989062&email_subject=shifting-climate-politics-our-picks-and-more


Office Works, Bunnings

https://onestepoffthegrid.com.au/officeworks-signs-up-to-go-100-per-cent-renewable-by-2025/?link_id=9&can_id=7ae8dda8962084dc613b6518edb47c40&source=email-cool-email-title-thats-not-boring&email_referrer=email_989062&email_subject=shifting-climate-politics-our-picks-and-more


Woolworths

https://www.armidaleexpress.com.au/story/7009306/woolworths-commits-to-green-energy-by-2025/#:~:text=Supermarket+giant+Woolworths+has+committed,in+a+statement+on+Thursday.?link_id=10&can_id=7ae8dda8962084dc613b6518edb47c40&source=email-cool-email-title-thats-not-boring&email_referrer=email_989062&email_subject=shifting-climate-politics-our-picks-and-more


Australian public

https://australiainstitute.org.au/post/climate-of-the-nation-climate-change-concern-hits-82/

 

Post 13 Nov 2020


Calling all white water rafters, sea-kayakers and canoers!


https://theconversation.com/the-darling-river-is-simply-not-supposed-to-dry-out-even-in-drought-109880


https://www.australiangeographic.com.au/topics/science-environment/2020/04/australias-rivers-will-be-unrecognisable-by-2070/#:~:text=Meandering%20rivers%20and%20flat%2C%20wide%20floodplains&text=Reductions%20in%20water%20flow%20%E2%80%93%20as,flows%20out%20across%20the%20floodplain.


https://dpipwe.tas.gov.au/Documents/Vulnerability-of-Tasmanias-Natural-Environment-to-Climate-Change---An-Overview.pdf


https://www.mensjournal.com/adventure/mag-opinion/


https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10750-008-9326-z

 

Post 9 Nov 2020


What does the Biden win mean for the climate?


https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/nov/08/joe-biden-paris-climate-goals-0-1c


https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2020/10/06/how-important-is-climate-change-to-voters-in-the-2020-election/?utm_source=Climate+Council+of+Australia&utm_campaign=cf4a6c2554-201106_USElection_%5BOO%5D_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_03ddbdd2e5-cf4a6c2554-75230061


https://joebiden.com/climate-plan/?utm_source=Climate+Council+of+Australia&utm_campaign=cf4a6c2554-201106_USElection_%5BOO%5D_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_03ddbdd2e5-cf4a6c2554-75230061


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/dec/12/australias-use-of-accounting-loophole-to-meet-paris-deal-found-to-have-no-legal-basis?utm_source=Climate+Council+of+Australia&utm_campaign=cf4a6c2554-201106_USElection_%5BOO%5D_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_03ddbdd2e5-cf4a6c2554-75230061


https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/10/30/youth-led-climate-group-is-campaigning-biden-if-he-wins-honeymoon-will-be-short/


https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/15/21222637/biden-climate-change-groups-vote-youth-2020-election

 

Post 5 Nov 2020


GREAT OUTDOORS NEWS!⁠

https://www.smh.com.au/environment/conservation/matt-kean-added-202-000ha-of-national-parks-now-he-wants-another-200-000ha-20201030-p56a66.html#:~:text=%22When%20I%20came%20into%20this,by%202022%2C%22%20he%20said.


https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/oct/31/nsw-government-doubles-goal-for-national-parks-expansion-after-reaching-target-a-year-early


https://livingknowledge.anu.edu.au/learningsites/kooricoast/05_map.htm

 

Post: 4 Nov 2020


🔥 Bushfire danger ratings are designed to indicate...


https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/plan-and-prepare/fire-danger-ratings


https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/nov/11/catastrophic-fire-danger-what-does-it-mean-and-and-what-should-we-do-in-these-conditions


https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Crisis-Summer-Report-200311.pdf


https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/not-normal-climate-change-bushfire-web/


https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-usa-wildfires-climatechange/fierce-frequent-climate-fueled-wildfires-may-decimate-forests-worldwide-idUKKCN26C30W?utm_campaign=Carbon%20Brief%20Daily%20Briefing&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Revue%20newsletter


https://theconversation.com/the-bushfire-royal-commission-has-made-a-clarion-call-for-change-now-we-need-politics-to-follow-149158


https://bushfiresurvivors.org/


https://nswrfs.atlassian.net/wiki/spaces/TECHNICAL/pages/44502820/Fire+Danger+Index+FDI+and+Fire+Danger+Ratings+FDR

 

Post: 25 Oct 2020


A little secret many of the big energy companies don't advertise very well...


https://www.energy.gov.au/data/electricity-generation


https://www.greenpower.gov.au/get-greenpower


https://www.greenpower.gov.au/who-uses-greenpower


https://www.originenergy.com.au/electricity-gas/green.html

 

Post: 16 Oct 2020


8 WAYS TO SHRINK YOUR ADVENTURE TRAVEL FOOTPRINT


https://www.carbonbrief.org/the-carbon-brief-profile-australia


https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-49349566


https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/03/travel/traveling-climate-change.html


https://coolerfuture.com/blog/reduce-carbon-footprint

 

Post: 16 Oct 2020


How can you ask your Member of Parliament to take climate action? Write them a letter!


https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/how-to-write-an-effective-letter-to-your-mp/?atb=DSA01c&gclid=CjwKCAjw5p_8BRBUEiwAPpJO62P_R5DzSZV1JKjsGa8Rx5fFVk29rFgTsuMSvw7g4syi5__3h7iyzxoC_bUQAvD_BwE


https://www.oxfam.org.au/get-involved/campaign-with-us/diy-campaigning/make-your-mp-work-for-you/writing-to-your-mp/?gclid=CjwKCAjw5p_8BRBUEiwAPpJO6yL9KAvy_toCdR5MC2oitQcp1YDoeZvd_fvPJC2A28QtMXOybsAEYxoCoKoQAvD_BwE


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbK1_OYFkuI


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tkrJ3Tj8Ho

 

Post: 11 Oct 2020


Calling All Surfers


https://www.coolaustralia.org/endless-summer-how-climate-change-could-wipe-out-surfing/#:~:text=As%20climate%20change%20drives%20more,surf%20spots%20around%20the%20globe.


https://junctionjournalism.com/2019/06/25/climate-change-threatens-the-surf-along-australias-coasts-and-surfers-are-worried/


https://www.surfline.com/surf-news/we-live-warming-planet-why-surfers-surf-care-climate-change-swell-waves/29125


https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-020-0697-0


https://www.noaa.gov/education/resource-collections/ocean-coasts/ocean-acidification#:~:text=Because%20of%20human%2Ddriven%20increased,the%20ocean%20becomes%20more%20acidic.

 

Post: 6 & 7 Oct 2020


Outdoor education programs can provide a host of benefits to participants...

Moving beyond “letting the mountains speak for themselves”...


https://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au/resources/curriculum-connections/portfolios/outdoor-learning/


https://theconversation.com/outdoor-learning-has-huge-benefits-for-children-and-teachers-so-why-isnt-it-used-in-more-schools-118067


https://outdooreducationaustralia.org.au/education/curriculum-guidelines/#toggle-id-7


https://outdooreducationaustralia.org.au/education/what-is-oe/


https://www.outdoorsnswact.com.au/about/advancing-outdoor-experiences/

 

Post: 1 Oct 2020


It’s Food Waste Free October!


https://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/You-and-your-home/Waste-and-recycling/Food-and-garden-waste/Food-waste?fbclid=IwAR0ebnsHZj8toaHJxFiIqe_RCIrywVTcfBNaKPen262vqUrKadnSkCQjx5Y


https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/sep/24/its-time-to-get-serious-about-food-waste-in-fight-against-global-heating-paris-climate


https://www.carbonbrief.org/guest-post-coronavirus-food-waste-comes-with-huge-carbon-footprint?utm_campaign=Carbon%20Brief%20Daily%20Briefing&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Revue%20newsletter


https://www.ozharvest.org/what-we-do/environment-facts/#:~:text=The%20World%3A&text=One%20third%20of%20all%20food,million%20people%20who%20are%20undernourished.

 

Post: 30 Sep 2020


Why were last season’s fires so severe?


https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Crisis-Summer-Report-200311.pdf

 

Post: 29 Sep 2020


As for the outdoors, how were our favourite places and activities and our lifestyles/work affected?


Namadgi

https://www.act.gov.au/our-canberra/latest-news/2020/march/experts-guide-act-parks-bushfire-recovery#:~:text=The%20bushfire%20resulted%20in%20one,Nature%20Reserve%20(1%2C444%20hectares).


https://www.environment.act.gov.au/parks-conservation/parks-and-reserves/find-a-park/namadgi-national-park/namadgi-national-park#:~:text=History%20of%20Namadgi&text=The%20Namadgi%20Visitor%20Centre%20opened,almost%2046%25%20of%20the%20ACT.


Kangaroo Island, most homes destroyed

https://www.aph.gov.au/About_Parliament/Parliamentary_Departments/Parliamentary_Library/pubs/rp/rp1920/Quick_Guides/AustralianBushfires#:~:text=A%20total%20of%2075%20people,people%20in%20South%20Australia%20died


Victoria: