January 13

That heatwave

Over 70% of Australians had a taste this month of the conditions scientific modelling predicts will occur more often in the next ten years as we are on track for at least 4°C more warming. Check out and share this useful graphic from Getup.


Tell ANZ no to coal funding

The Maules Creek open-cut coal mine in NSW would destroy up to 2,000 hectares of Forest, and generate massive greenhouse gas emissions. Read more about this and take action now. http://action.sumofus.org/a/anz-mining/?sub=taf

The 10 Coolest things that happened in 2012

Ryde-Gladesville CAG works with the 100% Renewable campaign, and 1.5 million solar homes, demand for electricity dropping, wind energy on its way to being cheapest form of power. Read some good news for a change. http://100percent.org.au/blogs/2012-review-10-coolest-things-happened-year And locally…. We received this email from one of you … “One of the highlights of 2012 for us was going solar. Thanks for organizing the solar purchase.” Email your feedback on the newsletter and our activities to info@climatechangerg.org

A Filipino negotiator at Doha’s story

100,000 Filipinos rendered homeless by climate change. The lead Philipines negotiator makes it personal at the UN Climate Change Conference in Doha, Qatar in this 3 minute clip.


Big News for Solar & Wind in China

China has announced an increase in its 2011–15 solar target from 21GW to 30–40 gigawatts, – a positive step for solar and wind power.


Norway to Bolster Climate First Aid

Norway takes the lead on climate change, will other leaders follow?