Climate

New FairTrade Climate Standard Enables Smallholders And Rural Communities To Fight Climate Change

Friday, 23 October 2015

Businesses looking for innovative ways to take positive climate action by reducing their carbon footprint and compensating their emissions will soon have a new weapon in their fight against climate change, with the new Fairtrade Climate Standard.

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Are you living dangerously?

Sunday, 22 February 2015

Watch the world's best storytellers come together to tell the most important story of our time in a collection of short documentaries, Years of Living Dangerously.

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For the love of grain

Saturday, 21 February 2015

Hearing seed-saver Dr Vandana Shiva – known as the Gandhi of Grain – talk, will take you on an emotional roller-coaster of a journey, and bolster your passion to help take on the injustices of the world. And, she says, it all starts with a single seed.

Climate reality training Australia

Attend a Climate Reality Training with Al Gore

25 to 27 June, 2014

At this defining moment on climate change, we need a community of inspiring and connected people to champion lasting solutions. This is your opportunity to step up and lead the charge in protecting our climate.

Climate Reality Chairman and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore will train a select group of leaders from across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. During the training, you’ll learn from Al Gore and a group of world-class scientists, strategists, communicators, and technical specialists about the science of climate change and how to connect with people across the region at the most personal level. You'll hear how we can rapidly reduce our contributions to global emissions at a local and national level to set us on a better course. And you’ll also develop skills to engage those around you and bring about lasting change using storytelling, public speaking, social media networking, and media engagement.

Over the course of the training, you’ll have the opportunity to meet and learn from trained Climate Reality Leaders from a range of professional and cultural backgrounds with years of experience in educating and engaging their networks and communities. You'll also meet an incredible group of exceptionally motivated individuals training alongside you including public servants, business people, academics, health professionals, educators, farmers, and more.

Where: Melbourne, Victoria.
When: Wednesday 25 – Friday 27 June, 2014.
Cost: Climate Reality Leadership Trainings are completely self-funded by attendees. There is no fee to attend the training, and you will need to pay for your own travel and lodging. During the training, The Climate Reality Project will provide all training materials.
Click here to apply.
Applications close May 28, 2014.

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The truth about climate change

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

We talk to climate scientist Dr Sarah Perkins about the links between the latest IPCC report, the carbon tax, and the current extreme bushfire emergencies.

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Why aren’t we more worried?

Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Our climate is changing, and the effects of it are obvious. Yet concern for climate change is on the decline. Georgia Bamber asks why.

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The sceptical environmentalist

Monday, 15 April 2013

Those sceptical of climate change can be as hard core as they come, however as Bjørn Lomberg found, a critical mind helps create solutions to difficult problems.

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Cloud control

Tuesday, 31 July 2012

We can’t rely on the weather to be reliable, but are machines that can play God any more trustworthy? We investigate cloud seeding.

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Durban results solid

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Rescued at the eleventh hour, and after many compromises, the Durban climate change conference last week managed to highlight issues and suggest that a legally binding global climate change treaty is finally in sight.

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