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Be inspired at enviro conference

By Bev Smiles*

Bathurstians have a valuable opportunity to learn more about key local land, water and environment issues and projects by taking part in a regional environmental conference being held in Bathurst on the weekend of May 4-5.

The Nature Conservation Council of NSW (NCC) is holding its annual regional conference in conjunction with the Central West Environment Council and local groups at Rahamim Ecological Learning Community at St Joseph’s Mount.

Local businesses get greener March 26, 2013

Local businesses are following international trends to shift to cleaner technologies and improve efficiencies to reduce their water and electricity usage. The Central West Catchment Management Authority recently ran a program for local businesses which turned up some signigicant savings in energy, water and resource usage and a boost to sustainable business practice in our region. The CMA launched it’s Resource Efficiency toolket for medium to small business at the Bathurst Sustainability Expo last Saturday.

Local businesses get greener

Local businesses are following international trends to shift to cleaner technologies and improve efficiencies to reduce their water and electricity usage. The Central West Catchment Management Authority recently ran a program for local businesses which turned up some signigicant savings in energy, water and resource usage and a boost to sustainable business practice in our region. The CMA launched it’s Resource Efficiency toolket for medium to small business at the Bathurst Sustainability Expo last Saturday.

A peerless evening

Christopher Monckton’s denial that climate change is human induced is like a snake oil salesman telling you what is easier to hear. Only that this salesman is paid for by those who have a vested interest in people not facing reality says Tracey Carpenter President of Bathurst Community Climate Action Network.

She says the antics of the British classics scholar and hereditary peer would be amusing if his views were not so dangerous.

About BCCAN

Walk Against Warming 2007

 

The Bathurst Community Climate Action Network was established in 2006 by members of the local community concerned by what they were learning about greenhouse gas emissions and their impact on the global climate. It came about from a group of individuals who sought to be involved in the Bathurst Region response to one of the greatest challenges facing life on earth.

Membership

Gateway for you to join in BCCAN activities

  • Become a BCCAN member - make a carbon free community.
  • Join an APT - Action Planning Teams need YOU! (See list below)
  • BCCAN Steering Committee meetings are held at 4.30pm on the third Tuesday of the month at The Neighbourhood Centre, 96 Russell Street, Bathurst. All welcome! 

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