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Trump foils global climate action

By Tracy Sorensen

One way to deal with a problem is to pretend it doesn’t exist. This is known as denial. This works really well for a while – it can buy you time – but ultimately a problem, by definition, is a thing likely to cause trouble. With the election of Donald Trump, the United States has decided to buy a little more time on the climate change problem.

Hazelwood coal-fired power station may close

Divest!

Want to do something to address climate change?

Here are some things that you can do on-line to reduce the impact of your dollar on the environment.

 

  1. Banking:

Despite their greenspeak, the big 4 banks, Westpac CBA, NAB and ANZ invest heavily in the development and sale of fossil fuels. Write to your bank and urge them to stop investing your money in fossil fuels. If you are not happy with their answer or their performance, move your banking to one of the other banks listed here …… and let your former bank know your reasons.

An open letter to the Premier regarding the Native Vegetation Act

Dr David Goldney, distinguished ecologist and member of BCCAN, has sent an Open Letter to the Premier, Mike Baird, on the Native Vegetation Act. See file attachment.

Moving roos

TO HELP THE FUNDRAISING EFFORT, GO TO THIS LINK:

https://www.gofundme.com/BathurstRooProject

By Tracy Sorensen

It's Spring, a time when yellow daffodils and wattles are joined by the pink blossoms of the plum trees. Magpies are swooping, other birds are feathering their nests. On the human front, there's the build-up to the annual car race, where the local mountain plays host to thousands of people and buzzing cars.

Rising Sea Levels and Ocean Pollution

By Laurana Smith

Steb Fisher to be guest speaker at BCCAN AGM

Steb Fisher

 

Bathurst Community Climate Action Network (BCCAN) is pleased to announce the guest speaker at its upcoming Annual General Meeting, to be held at 6pm on Tuesday, October 18 in the Courtyard Room at the Bathurst RSL.

BCCAN Newsletter 32 August 2016

BCCAN's 32nd Newsletter, edited by Publicity Officer Laurana Smith.

NASA knows its stuff

OTC site, Carnarvon WA.

By Tracy Sorensen

The Great 21st Century Energy Challenge

Poster
BCCAN members, supporters and the wider community may be interested to attend a seminar on energy futures given by Dr Matthew Ives, research scientist at the University of Oxford, and his father Mike Ives, an expert in energy infrastructure.
 

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