Category Archives: Events local

High levels of ocean noise a possible threat to whales and dolphins

Sound propagates very easily in ocean water. It occurs due to the high density of water compared to air. A hydrophone will pick up sounds from hundreds of kilometres away. Sounds of ice breaking in Antarctica can be detected 6,000 … Continue reading

Posted in Events International, Events local | Tagged | Leave a comment

A call for strengthened environmental legislation

Detailed discussion about exactly why Tasmanian salmon farms are doing so much harm to other marine life, including what’s known as snot, which devours things like eggs of small fish like sardines, without which… Despite five vertebrate extinctions in 1999, … Continue reading

Posted in Events local, Events National | Tagged | Leave a comment

Solve nature and climate together or not at all

11 June, 2021 − Sink or swim as one, says science. Solve nature and climate together, or neither of the twin crises will be soluble. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/solve-nature-and-climate-together-or-not-at-all/ this is serious Mum…

Posted in Events International, Events local | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Fish supplies face rising threat from algal blooms

10 June, 2021 – Fish farms, and the protein supply of over three billion people, are at increasing risk from algal blooms. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/fish-supplies-face-rising-threat-from-algal-blooms/

Posted in Events International, Events local | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Australia’s “father of PV” says your next rooftop solar system might be tens of kilowatts

Australia’s “father of PV” says your next rooftop solar system might be tens of kilowatts | One Step Off The Grid — Read on onestepoffthegrid.com.au/australias-father-of-pv-says-your-next-rooftop-solar-system-might-be-tens-of-kilowatts/ because solar PV cell cost USD0.10 by 2023, also big projects UAE already USD0.014/kWh fixed … Continue reading

Posted in Events International, Events local | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Natural gas not a clean option

Peter Newman Professor of Sustainability Curtin University Perth WA — Read on http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/scienceshow/natural-gas-not-a-clean-option/13363654 all the misguided fuss and evils of gas, related by the Prof who pushed for gas fired buses in WA. Neither gas nor diesel fired buses are … Continue reading

Posted in Events International, Events local, Events National, Events regional | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Global heating causes 1 in 3 heat-related deaths

1 June, 2021 − In a heatwave, global warming driven by fossil fuels becomes an act of self-harm. It causes 1 in 3 heat-related deaths. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/global-heating-causes-1-in-3-heat-related-deaths/

Posted in Events International, Events local, Events National | Tagged | Leave a comment

The curious case of Tomago: fake blackouts feeding a fossil fuelled future

Australia is entering its fifth-year of post-blackout hysteria, but a lack of real blackouts mean the threat has to be fabricated. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/the-curious-case-of-tomago-fake-blackouts-feeding-a-fossil-fuelled-future/amp/ when will porkies and consequences as big as this be made criminal?

Posted in Events local, Events National | Tagged | Leave a comment

There will be no silver bullet for climate change

20 May, 2021 − There is no silver bullet for climate change, no one answer. To save civilisation, nations must co-operate on five fronts. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/there-will-be-no-silver-bullet-for-climate-change/ …for transition to be as fast as industrial revolution, do we need … Continue reading

Posted in Events International, Events local | Tagged | Leave a comment

Crony capitalism: Morrison’s gas spending masks a deeper coal addiction

The Morrison government is going on a fossil gas spending spree. But a deeper, more urgent coal problem is growing bigger. — Read on reneweconomy.com.au/crony-capitalism-morrisons-gas-spending-masks-a-deeper-coal-addiction/ Coal-fired power stations need to be closing far quicker than scheduled, in Australia. 

Posted in Events local, Events National | Tagged | Leave a comment