BCCAN has been working on a local response to a global challenge since 2007. We always keep in mind how we can best integrate climate adaptation and mitigation strategies when addressing local environmental issues.

Climate Action Protest | Bathurst Community Climate Action Network (BCCAN)

Our Story

The Bathurst Community Climate Action Network, known as BCCAN, was established at its first meeting on 16th of April 2007 by members of the local community who were concerned by the impact of greenhouse gas emissions on the global climate. This group of individuals sought to provide solutions to one of the greatest challenges facing life on earth and we really appreciate their work in our community.

BCCAN is composed of individuals from the Bathurst community who want to promote action in response to the Climate Emergency by collaborating with local government and environmental organisations in the Central West.

Climate Action Protest | Bathurst Community Climate Action Network (BCCAN)
Wake Up to the Climate Emergency | Bathurst Community Climate Action Network (BCCAN)

Climate Emergency 101

Climate scientists say that we are facing a climate emergency, and that the future of ecosystems and human civilisation now hang in the balance. Our Great Barrier Reef is dying as the oceans heat up and recent fires in Tasmania burned ancient world-heritage forests.

A society-wide mobilisation of resources is required at a scale and speed not seen since the Second World War. Carbon emissions must be reduced to zero within a few years, and we must rapidly transition from fossil fuels to 100% renewable energy.

Be The Change - Join Us

One of the best ways you can help us achieve our objectives and support our events is to join as a member. We have child, student & unwaged Adult membership $5, Individuals membership $20, No-for-profit Organisations $50, Business Membership $200.

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Still have questions? Want to bring something to BCCAN’s attention? Just want to chat about climate? Contact us today!