BCCAN supports arrested member

Bathurst Community Climate Action Network has pledged support for one of its members, Stephanie Luke, who was arrested last week during a protest against the expansion of the Wilpinjong coal mine. BCCAN President Tracy Sorensen said that the world was rapidly shifting away from coal in an effort to combat rising temperatures caused by greenhouse…

Spark Tank giant cheque

Fueling Our Future with electric vehicles

Earlier this year BCCAN received a grant of $5000 via the Sparktank project, an initiative of Skillset and the Office of Environment and Heritage. We used this grant to run a community market research project in which we tested support for the concept of electric car races on Mt Panorama (production and/or dedicated racing vehicles).…

Stop Adani!

Bathurst Community Climate Action has joined the national #StopAdani campaign. Right now, foreign-owned mining company Adani wants to build the biggest coal mine in Australia’s history. The coal from this mine would cook the climate and wreck the Great Barrier Reef. Right now, climate change is unfolding around us. Our Reef is undergoing its second…

Traveling Stock Route breakfast

As part of Cementa 2017, join Future Method Studio, Wiradjuri elders Lyn Syme & Kevin Williams and lawyer Maeve Parker for a tour and damper breakfast on Travelling Stock Reserve no.55. Our commons and the Travelling Stock Reserves (TSR’s) contain practical, environmental and cultural resources that are depended upon today as they have been for millennia.…

Information about solar panels

While we are great supporters of renewable energy, BCCAN, as an organisation, does not endorse any particular suppliers or businesses. That said, you may find the following list of companies or organisations helpful as you do you do your own research. This list is a work in progress. Suncrowd (Support for community-initiated bulk-buy projects)  …