Climate change

Greenhouse 2015

Friday, 23 October 2015

Australia’s leading climate change science conference – Greenhouse 2015 – will be held in Hobart from 27-30 October 2015.

Malcolm Fraser was a champion for the environment

Friday, 20 March 2015

WWF today expressed sadness at the passing of former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser, whose legacy includes stronger protection for the Great Barrier Reef, an end to whaling, greater protection for Australian wildlife and support for action on climate change.

Arnold Swarznegger

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.

Dr Stephen Bygrave

Beyond Zero Hero

Thursday, 12 February 2015

Dr Stephen Bygrave tells us why renewable energy is a viable choice for Australia, challenging the present government’s take on the coal industry, and shares insight into what keeps him motivated.

DiCaprio narrates climate film

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Leonardo DiCaprio lends his voice to urge a shift from fossil fuels to renewables.
The 8-minute video is the first of four clips narrated by DiCaprio in a series focusing on solutions to climate change. For more info, check out Green World Rising:

Gas fields South Australia

Unfolding our future

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Photographer Michael Hall shares 11 confronting images showcasing the urgent need for climate change action.

The Story Of Our Planet Unfolds

31 July – 5 September, 2014
The Story Of Our Planet Unfolds showcases the work of critically acclaimed photographer Michael Hall who since 2007 has been working to document human civilisation’s response to the risks and opportunities of climate change. In partnership with The Climate Institute, who awarded Michael its first Creative Fellowship to assist him on his long-term project, the exhibit highlights the compounding impacts of climate change at home and abroad as well as growing global action to address the challenge. The exhibitions graphically records these impacts and opportunities in the hopes of opening people’s eyes, changing their minds and inspiring action. This exhibit draws on seven years of work, including the two years the project has been supported by the fellowship. The fellowship has allowed Michael to document the impact of bushfires on peoples’ livelihoods in Tasmania, the impact of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, issues of food security in Bangladesh, as well as the increasingly important role renewable energy is playing in China’s development.

Where: Customs House, Sydney, NSW.
When: Monday to Friday 10am – 7pm, Saturday to Sunday 11am – 4pm.
Cost: Free.
Click here for more information.


Biggest coal mine approved

Monday, 28 July 2014

A huge new coal mine – the largest in Australia – in Queensland’s Galilee Basin, was approved by the federal government today.

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