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Post: 17 Sep 2020


It's time for some good news.


https://fightforplaneta.abc.net.au/carboncounter/?j=1431772&sfmc_sub=281692651&l=17112_HTML&u=37948832&mid=518000040&jb=18


https://www.abc.net.au/tv/pdf/WoW%20Impact%20Report%2013June19.pdf

Post: 15 Sep 2020


BREAKING NEWS AND URGENT ACTION


https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/sep/15/government-to-use-529m-funding-to-unlock-more-gas-for-domestic-market?utm_term=82efb40fa41741209fc87d9fad2f6ccf&utm_campaign=MorningMailAUS&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&CMP=morningmailau_email


https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/sep/10/australias-untapped-gas-reserves-could-unleash-three-years-worth-of-global-emissions?utm_campaign=Carbon%20Brief%20Daily%20Briefing&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Revue%20newsletter

Post: 13 Sep 2020


Just 9 more quick reasons why Scott Morrison’s plan to expand gas in Australia is terrible.


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/aug/26/methane-released-in-gas-production-means-australias-emissions-may-be-10-higher-than-reported?utm_campaign=Carbon%20Brief%20Daily%20Briefing&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Revue%20newsletter


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/aug/26/methane-released-in-gas-production-means-australias-emissions-may-be-10-higher-than-reported?utm_campaign=Carbon%20Brief%20Daily%20Briefing&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Revue%20newsletter


https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2020/aug/28/love-the-flame-not-the-fuel-should-you-give-up-cooking-with-gas?utm_term=f7a39f5b94da1889a61c511d7cc41113&utm_campaign=MorningMailAUS&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&CMP=morningmailau_email


https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/australia-s-chief-scientist-is-wrong-on-gas-say-leading-experts-20200824-p55oty.html

Post: 11 Sep 2020


How else wants a climate-led recovery (not a gas-led disaster)? Scientists!


https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/australia-s-chief-scientist-is-wrong-on-gas-say-leading-experts-20200824-p55oty.html


https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/aug/26/australias-chief-scientist-rejects-experts-letter-warning-him-not-to-back-gas?utm_term=d05e826be7ecff2de6e32535ae6ee972&utm_campaign=MorningMailAUS&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&CMP=morningmailau_email

Post: 10 Sep 2020


Who wants a green recovery? Yes us, but also some pretty important players in Australia.


https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/may/22/australian-government-urged-to-back-sustainable-covid-19-recovery-with-clean-energy-transition


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/aug/28/climate-crisis-business-farming-and-environment-leaders-unite-to-warn-australia-woefully-unprepared?utm_term=f7a39f5b94da1889a61c511d7cc41113&utm_campaign=MorningMailAUS&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&CMP=morningmailau_email

Post: 8 Sep 2020


Australia’s got billions of dollars of public money needing to be spent to reboot our economy after COVID-19 - how do we spend it?


https://www.tai.org.au/sites/default/files/P908%20Gas-fired%20backfire%20%5Bweb%5D_0.pdf


https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/6902447/doctors-urge-government-to-lock-in-covid-19-emission-reductions/


https://theconversation.com/4-reasons-why-a-gas-led-economic-recovery-is-a-terrible-na-ve-idea-145009

Post: 5 Sep 2020


Our last bushfire season was devastating - for families who lost loved ones, people who lost homes or businesses, animals who lost lives or habitat and all of us who experienced it.


https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00627-y


https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/6617888/selwyn-snow-resort-closes-for-season-due-to-bushfire-damage/

Post: 3 Sep 2020


Dear outdoor tourism friends,


https://www.budgetdirect.com.au/travel-insurance/research/tourism-statistics.html#:~:text=In%202019%2C%20approximately%209.4%20million,tourists%20visited%20Australia%20from%20overseas.


https://www.tra.gov.au/economic-analysis/economic-value/national-tourism-satellite-account/national-tourism-satellite-account


https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/uploads/964cb874391d33dfd85ec959aa4141ff.pdf


https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-07-11/fact-check-are-there-54000-jobs-in-thermal-coal-mining/11198150

Post: 31 Aug 2020


Dave Rastovich - the iconic Australian freesurfer (getting paid to surf, but not compete) lives in Byron Bay with his partner Lauren Hill, fellow freesurfer, and son Minoa.


https://www.thisisparadiso.com.au/journal/2020/4/23/the-activists


https://www.surfer.com/features/in-byron-bay-lauren-hill-and-dave-rastovich-reimagine-abundance/#:~:text=A%20surfer%20of%20extraordinary%20gifts,property%20and%20his%20little%20family.


https://www.echo.net.au/2017/02/how-to-be-an-activist/


https://www.surfer.com/features/it-starts-here-the-dave-rastovich-profile/


https://www.mensjournal.com/adventure/lauren-hill-dave-rastovich-podcast/

Post: 30 Aug 2020


What’s a BioBlitz?


https://citizenscience.org.au/the-australian-bioblitz-hub/


https://www.bobbrown.org.au/tbb_co

Post: 29 Aug 2020


Good on ya Aldi - making a positive change in business that will benefit the company’s bottom line, human health, climate, the environment and much more.


https://onestepoffthegrid.com.au/aldi-australia-says-it-will-be-100-per-cent-renewable-by-end-of-2021/


https://www.greenpeace.org.au/news/aldis-latest-special-100-renewable-energy/

Post: 28 Aug 2020


"Extra-curricular activities, those excursions and overnight things which you would ordinarily do, are not acceptable during a pandemic". - Gladys Berejiklian


https://www.ausleisure.com.au/news/outdoor-industry-sector-calls-for-a-responsible-return-to-outdoor-education/


https://www.facebook.com/outdoorsnswact/?__tn__=kC-R&eid=ARADj1tsSR5C93vAur2zes_b3K_pDzTpXrfwoQuKuz6DPKDRNtaexqgKJlu22HsDwa14LR4fe6e2TvgG&hc_ref=ARRadhuCXPZVYDc8Mtw_TrhaIlrg5mf02MJwE3wm5QVmgfobKGEfo6j3BNDMCGij-zM&fref=nf&__xts__[0]=68.ARA7ADWQH3VQBFwN3CnQt9PfViF3qTVmFTg_sNSm0cCeL_fKJim2sXCeiJrgaTe_8DmQWlr9UcJ50t5dKOWLV4Q9AaNdh7SFwltpxLhxT9RW2yqGZUUmnm2MeKQJcGz0Fdj2WlgBP9oqbqgdTEky2iMH_xRWgDBscLphWcwf9yf30ZDqpefywtEyYX1L4jH1k0t2BIeBVCaPNRc_TXxVqJVkvPPVQzkF4S2g8QK4N92JjQuZ4-AKsXvsBTyjWkKwsxXvaF9TRwLXb36DFCWZTxqgERQ8T_jZobfg0-ejakCQxRQafymk5q2dfLNVbGU5xfiYJAqq_dgTiuxwv-zUfse0

Post: 21 Aug 2020


Alert: An ‘environmental jewel’ on Brisbane’s doorstep, Moreton Bay Marine Park, is in danger!


https://www.acf.org.au/toondah_harbour


https://www.acf.org.au/acf_appeals_decision_to_keep_toondah_harbour_documents_secret


https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/jul/13/australian-government-faces-legal-action-over-secret-details-of-donor-meetings


https://online.ucpress.edu/cse/article/2/1/1/33879/Sources-of-Greenhouse-Gas-Emissions-from-Land


https://www.thefifthestate.com.au/urbanism/environment/we-need-to-talk-about-mangroves-offsets-and-walker-corp/

Post: 20 Aug 2020


Shout out to the grassroots groups @MadFuckingWitches (MFW) and @slpng_giants (Sleeping Giants Oz)


https://www.crikey.com.au/2019/12/04/mad-fucking-witches-sleeping-giants-interview/


https://www.abc.net.au/triplej/programs/hack/alan-jones-resigns-after-nine-month-mad-witches-ad-boycott/12239326


https://theconversation.com/the-number-of-climate-deniers-in-australia-is-more-than-double-the-global-average-new-survey-finds-140450


https://womensagenda.com.au/latest/the-mad-witches-orchestrating-the-alan-jones-boycott/

Post: 19 Aug 2020


Composting helps to lower carbon emissions, whilst benefiting the economy and environment!


https://www.agric.wa.gov.au/climate-change/composting-avoid-methane-production


https://www.aora.org.au/compost-overview


https://www.worldwildlife.org/threats/soil-erosion-and-degradation


http://www.fao.org/soils-2015/news/news-detail/en/c/280674/#:~:text=By%20strengthening%20and%20replenishing%20the,This%20also%20reduces%20soil%20erosion.


http://lessismore.org/materials/72-benefits-of-composting/


https://www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/live/waste-and-recycling/food-scraps-recycling


https://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/You-and-your-home/Waste-and-recycling/Food-and-garden-waste/Compost

Post: 18 Aug 2020


Jane Goodall is a scientist, conservationist, humanitarian and tireless activist.


https://www.janegoodall.org/our-story/about-jane/


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_Kir4OvgLo


https://time.com/5669043/jane-goodall-climate-change/


https://time.com/5669043/jane-goodall-climate-change/

Post: 15 Aug 2020


Sydney is home to 5 million people, including many members of Outdoors People for Climate Action.


https://acf.good.do/urban_threatened_species/pages/home/


https://worldpopulationreview.com/world-cities/sydney-population


https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1029/2020EF001607?af=R&utm_campaign=Carbon%20Brief%20Daily%20Briefing&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Revue%20newsletter


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/aug/05/flooding-could-occur-daily-in-sydney-by-the-end-of-this-century-because-of-climate-change?utm_campaign=Carbon%20Brief%20Daily%20Briefing&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Revue%20newsletter


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/aug/05/flooding-could-occur-daily-in-sydney-by-the-end-of-this-century-because-of-climate-change?utm_campaign=Carbon%20Brief%20Daily%20Briefing&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Revue%20newsletter

Post: 14 Aug 2020


This July NT announced its Climate Change Response adopting a net zero emissions target by 2050.


https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/resources/nt-puts-australia-on-track-for-net-zero-climate-target/


https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/191104-NT-Climate-Change-Response-submission.pdf


https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/CC_State-Renewable-Energy-Nov-2019_V5.pdf


https://www.pv-magazine-australia.com/2020/07/10/nt-sets-net-zero-climate-target-joining-other-states-and-territories-in-de-facto-national-net-zero-target/


https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/CC_State-Renewable-Energy-Nov-2019_V5.pdf


https://www.miragenews.com/net-zero-by-2050-not-enough-australia-s-leading-climate-scientists-say/


https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/resources/what-does-net-zero-emissions-mean/#:~:text=When%20does%20Australia%20need%20to%20reach%20net%20zero%20emissions%3F&text=But%20on%20its%20own%2C%20just,year%20between%202020%20and%202030.

Post: 13 Aug 2020


This July NT announced its Climate Change Response adopting a net zero emissions target by 2050.


https://www.wwf.org.au/news/blogs/plastic-waste-and-climate-change-whats-the-connection#gs.d7gspg


https://yaleclimateconnections.org/2019/08/how-plastics-contribute-to-climate-change/


https://www.ecowatch.com/fossil-fuel-industry-plastics-2645577484.html?rebelltitem=3#rebelltitem3

Post: 10 Aug 2020


Mahatma Gandhi, a civil rights activist, led India’s independence movement from British rule,


https://www.biography.com/activist/mahatma-gandhi#:~:text=Mahatma%20Gandhi%20was%20the%20primary,and%20Nelson%20Mandela.


https://www.britannica.com/biography/Mahatma-Gandhi/Emergence-as-nationalist-leader


https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/transformation/how-did-gandhi-win/


https://www.goalcast.com/2017/03/20/top-20-inspiring-mahatma-gandhi-quotes/

Post: 9 Aug 2020


To avoid severe global warming the average Aussie 16 tonne yearly CO2 footprint must fall to 2 tonnes by 2050.


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jul/12/want-to-fight-climate-change-have-fewer-children


https://climatenexus.org/climate-issues/food/animal-agricultures-impact-on-climate-change/


https://stanfordmag.org/contents/can-vegetarianism-save-the-world-nitty-gritty


https://www.nationalgeographic.com/foodfeatures/feeding-9-billion/


https://ourworldindata.org/agricultural-land-by-global-diets#:~:text=Livestock%20takes%20up%20nearly%2080,required%20to%20produce%20our%20food.

Post: 8 Aug 2020


Glossy Black Cockatoo eating casuarina seeds - photo by @mtbarneylodge


https://www.birdlife.org.au/conservation/science/threats-to-birds


https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/topics/animals-and-plants/native-animals/native-animal-facts/parrots/glossy-black-cockatoo

Post: 6 Aug 2020


The waters off Eastern Tasmania are considered by scientists to be one of about 24 global ocean hotspots. They are warming up to four times faster than the global average.


https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-08/tasmania-east-coast-warming-four-times-global-average/11889628


https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/kelp.html


https://theconversation.com/how-farming-giant-seaweed-can-feed-fish-and-fix-the-climate-81761

Post: 5 Aug 2020


Are campaigns and protests really worth the work?


https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/jul/17/samsung-securities-pledges-no-further-financial-backing-for-adani-coal-after-protest


https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/aug/03/adani-second-major-korean-brokerage-withdraws-financial-backing-for-miners-coal-projects?utm_term=9aac94f118b3b5ca8f613704b9fa4694&utm_campaign=MorningMailAUS&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&CMP=morningmailau_email

Post: 4 Aug 2020


“Sometimes you have to do something out of the ordinary. Sometimes you have to make a way out of no way,” - John Lewis


https://www.britannica.com/biography/John-Lewis-American-civil-rights-leader-and-politician


https://johnlewis.house.gov/john-lewis/biography


https://www.biography.com/political-figure/john-lewis


https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/06/23/good-trouble-how-john-lewis-fuses-new-and-old-tactics-to-teach-about-civil-disobedience/

Post: 2 Aug 2020


Following-up from yesterday’s post - what are the National COVID-19 Coordination Commission actually calling for?


https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/covid-taskforce-urges-government-support-for-new-gas-projects-20200728-p55g8q.html?link_id=3&can_id=7ae8dda8962084dc613b6518edb47c40&source=email-were-fighting-the-governments-secret-gas-plans&email_referrer=email_877622&email_subject=were-fighting-the-governments-secret-gas-plans



Post: 31 July 2020


Let’s take a deep breath and talk about federal climate politics, or should we say federal fossil fuel politics.


https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/jul/30/australian-pms-department-refuses-to-release-covid-19-commission-documents?utm_term=585a1ea2ed9d73f6464e2daf41184994&utm_campaign=MorningMailAUS&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&CMP=morningmailau_email


https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-21/leaked-national-covid-commission-gas-manufacturing-report/12269100


https://reneweconomy.com.au/covid-commission-ignores-conflict-of-interest-issues-of-pro-gas-taskforce-73855/



Post: 24 July 2020


How is the climate and ecological crisis like wilderness first aid?


https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/co2-emissions-will-break-another-record-in-2019/


https://www.theworldcounts.com/challenges/climate-change/global-warming/global-co2-emissions


https://www.nature.com/articles/s41558-020-0797-x


https://e360.yale.edu/features/conflicting-data-how-fast-is-the-worlds-losing-its-forests

Post: 23 July 2020


Have you heard about the Narrabri Gas Project?


https://www.csgfreenorthwest.org.au/protect_the_pilliga


https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/6568957/australia-now-the-worlds-largest-natural-gas-exporter/?cs=14231


https://www.wilderness.org.au/work/the-pilliga#support


Post: 20 July 2020


Koalas need our help.


https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-18/ten-thousand-koalas-could-have-died-nsw-bushfires/11975378#:~:text=As%20many%20as%2010%2C000%20koalas,drought%2C%20an%20inquiry%20has%20heard.


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jun/30/koalas-will-be-driven-to-extinction-by-2050-in-nsw-major-inquiry-finds

Post: 13 July 2020


Community Energy Programs


https://pingala.org.au/solar-for-businesses/young-henrys/


https://enovaenergy.com.au/shared-community-battery/


https://enovaenergy.com.au/microgrids/


https://mondo.com.au/community/energy-hubs-and-projects/yackandandah


https://www.hepburnwind.com.au/about/

Post: 11 July 2020


UN observance - World Population Day – July 11


https://www.un.org/en/observances/world-population-day


https://populationmatters.org/news/2020/07/07/violated-rights-governments-controlling-women-s-bodies


https://populationmatters.org/the-facts


https://reproductiverights.org/worldabortionlaws?category[294]=294


https://populationmatters.org/the-facts/womens-rights


https://www.worldwildlife.org/threats/water-scarcity


https://www.worldwildlife.org/threats


https://www.worldvision.com.au/global-issues/work-we-do/forced-child-marriage#:~:text=Each%20year%2C%20another%2015%20million,fundamental%20violation%20of%20human%20rights.


3 Posts: 5-7 July 2020


Organic, Small-Scale, and Local Food; The Climate and Ecology; and How You Can Help. Post 2/3 (Check out our last post)


Organics:


https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/organic


https://www.helpguide.org/articles/healthy-eating/organic-foods.htm


https://aco.net.au/Pages/Certification/Biodynamic.aspx#:~:text=Biodynamic%20farming%20is%20an%20enhanced,play%20in%20the%20farming%20environment.


https://theconversation.com/meet-n2o-the-greenhouse-gas-300-times-worse-than-co2-35204


https://www.resilience.org/stories/2005-07-25/organic-farming-uses-less-energy-same-yields/


https://www.good.is/articles/organic-vs-conventional-farming-which-method-uses-less-energy


https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-32781136


Drawdown solutions:


https://drawdown.org/solutions/nutrient-management


https://drawdown.org/solutions/conservation-agriculture


https://drawdown.org/solutions/composting


Local food:

https://www.zmescience.com/other/science-abc/organic-food-science02092015/


https://www.1millionwomen.com.au/blog/local-vs-organic-which-better-planet/


https://recipes.howstuffworks.com/local-or-organic.htm#:~:text=While%20both%20organic%20and%20locally,also%20have%20their%20own%20drawbacks.&text=However%2C%20local%20food%20is%20not%20necessarily%20grown%20with%20organic%20methods.


https://www.localharvest.org.au/why-is-local-important/



Post 30 June 2020


MAJOR CLIMATE NEWS


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jun/29/us-joins-summit-on-global-green-recovery-from-covid-19-crisis?utm_term=RWRpdG9yaWFsX01vcm5pbmdNYWlsQVVTLTIwMDYyOQ%3D%3D&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=MorningMailAUS&CMP=morningmailau_email&fbclid=IwAR1EAqxV2y05ipjVzWI4tILndbwiOog-4F8POi9_T63wM0jtsBrtibi3j1g


https://www.iea.org/events/iea-clean-energy-transitions-summit?fbclid=IwAR1Gdd8ZmLf1yA6QdIQeVscfikHXGBFXpX2-7b__Dk8Yj3RNb--ytXNJs80


https://climateactiontracker.org/global/temperatures/?fbclid=IwAR1zNtGW-P1YGVgzjII-DBtSlujjhLEHsqAh4fRzx4gM3yXtJsVfyPP6_88


https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/11/earth-tipping-point/?fbclid=IwAR0MUOpczOFsixXlQFlDsC1QB0VQDINvqzZkogZNFgyr84FRm9j9sFmFwac


Post 26 June 2020


Post #5/5 - World Rainforest Day series


https://www.borgenmagazine.com/destructive-link-deforestation-poverty/#:~:text=The%20Destructive%20Link%20Between%20Deforestation%20and%20Poverty&text=Deforestation%20is%20a%20critical%20issue,third%20of%20the%20planet's%20landmass.


https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200518-why-lockdown-is-harming-the-amazon-rainforest


https://globalforestatlas.yale.edu/congo-forest/conservation-initiatives/non-timber-forest-products-congo-basin#:~:text=Forest%20products%20collected%20in%20the,africanum%20and%20G


Post 25 June 2020


Post #4/5 - World Rainforest Day series


https://wwf.panda.org/wwf_news/?64220#:~:text=Climate%20change%20a%20threat%20to%20Amazon%20rainforest%2C%20warns%20WWF%20%7C%20WWF&text=According%20to%20WWF%2C%20climate%20change,the%20world's%20biodiversity%20and%20climate.


https://www.conservation.org/blog/3-ways-climate-change-affects-tropical-rainforests


https://globalforestatlas.yale.edu/congo-forest/conservation-initiatives/non-timber-forest-products-congo-basin#:~:text=Forest%20products%20collected%20in%20the,africanum%20and%20G.

Post 24 June 2020


Post #3/5 - World Rainforest Day series (continued from yesterday)


https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nicolenguyen/gold-mining-amazon-rainforest


https://www.fairrubber.org/about-rubber/#:~:text=About%2070%20per%20cent%20of,synthetic%20rubber%20for%20some%20applications.


https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2019/09/tires-unseen-plastic-polluter/


https://www.dw.com/en/mass-deforestation-how-trade-fells-trees-in-brazil-and-indonesia/a-48280649


https://theconversation.com/logged-native-forests-mostly-end-up-in-landfill-not-in-buildings-and-furniture-115054


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/29/biofuels-are-not-the-green-alternative-to-fossil-fuels-they-are-sold-as

Post 23 July 2020


Post #2/5 - World Rainforest Day series


https://theconversation.com/logged-native-forests-mostly-end-up-in-landfill-not-in-buildings-and-furniture-115054


https://www.treehugger.com/chocolate-lovers-need-pay-more-their-favourite-treat-4848891


https://localfoodconnect.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Good-Chocolate-Guide-to-Australia-revised-20.03.141.pdf


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