Month: August 2022

GBR BEST HEALTH IN THIRTY SIX YRS

The Great Barrier Reef, one is one of the planet’s natural jewels, stretching for more than 2,300 km along Australia’s north-east.of is now at its healthiest since 1986. This week, a report on the amount of coral across the reef showed the highest level in the 36 years of monitoring in the north and central […]

FROM PARKLAND TO WASTE DEPOT

  Shannon Lynch started this petition 1) A light industrial Estate is planned to be built next to Cranbourne Golf Club side along Glasscocks Rd and Narre South Residents without community consultation. 2) Residents within 500 metre buffer zone will now have to list it on a section 32, as part of that home owners would […]

COAL EXPORTS DOUBLES EMISSIONS

Coal shipped out of Australia’s ports last year carried 897 million tonnes of embedded carbon dioxide emissions – almost double Australia’s domestic emissions and more than the entire national CO2 emissions of Europe’s biggest emitter and the world’s fourth largest economy Germany. A new interactive tool launched by UK-based climate think tank Ember, which allows users […]

CHILDREN MUST LEARN TO PROTEST

Lessons in climate change, the environment and how to protest was to be a compulsory subject at all schools world wide and part of the Paris Accord under plans that the UN developed for the climate summit in Glasgow. Teaching children about the environment, the green economy and how to take action against government to […]

DEADLY AUST HEAT WAVE OF 1896

From: Jonova posted by: Lance Pidgeon with assistance from Chris Gillham and others. In January 1896 a savage blast “like a furnace” stretched across Australia from east to west and lasted for weeks. The death toll reached 437 people in the eastern states. Newspaper reports showed that in Bourke the heat approached 120°F (48.9°C) on […]