Walk Against Warming Newcastle

Join us to walk against warming just days before the federal election. Let's make sure our politicians get the message loud and clear - we want climate action, not denial or delay!

We want a renewable future - not more dirty coal-fired power stations.

12pm at Wheeler Place, for rally and speeches, then we will march to the foreshore park.

Speakers include John Kaye (NSW Greens), Geoff Evans (Just Transition Report), Steve Phillips (Rising Tide) and candidates for the seat of Newcastle.

PLUS live music from Afro Moses!

Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in the park.

Indigenous Solidarity Rides Reportback

From June 30 to July 20 this year, a group of around 35 people from Newcastle, Wollongong, Sydney, Port Macquarie and Canberra travelled over 7000km to hear from Traditional owners and to support the campaign against the racist Northern Territory ‘Intervention’.

…Participants spoke first hand with people living under the intervention and were briefed on campaigns for bilingual education and jobs with justice, and against the proposed Muckaty radioactive waste dump.

Green Left Weekly Spring Sustainability Dinner

Enjoy a special night with guest performer Perry Keys (gritty yet soulful singer songwriter who just played 2 sold-out Opera House shows), plus guest toast from Reinaldo Garcia, Consul-General, Republic of Cuba, and an amazing feast sourced from sustainable foods, street gardens and international cultures! All to help raise funds to keep Green Left Weekly alive and kicking! $30 waged, $20 concession, $50 solidarity includes 3-course dinner and all entertainment.

The Great Hall, Addison Road Centre, 142 Addison Rd, Marrickville.

Exhibition: Human Impact by Mr Barak Zelig

The exhibition, Human Impact, by Mr Barak Zelig coincides with 2010 The International Year of Biodiversity and highlights the impact of climate change.
The artwork series focuses on the loss, destruction and tragedy imposed on our environment.
Australian landscape sites represented include Mildura, Lake Mungo, Murray-Darling Basin, Canberra and Lake George.
Join us for a special floor talk by Mr Barak Zelig on Thursday, 19 August at 10.30 am.
Where is it On?: CSIRO Discovery

Black Mountain Laboratories

Clunies Ross Street
Acton ACT 2601

Climate change and health: Glimpsing the real bottom line

OPTUS Theatre, CSIRO Discovery Centre, Clunies Ross Street

A lecture by Professor Tony McMichael on the consequences of climate change for our wellbeing, health and survival. The looming toll of heatwaves and bushfires, infectious diseases, extreme weather events and impaired food yields will impact Australia and the world, with sequeleae for health and population and community displacement.

Is the climate of the Canberra region changing?

OPTUS Theatre, CSIRO Discovery Centre, Clunies Ross Street, ACTON

Mr Clem Davis is a visiting fellow at the Fenner School of Environment and Society and a retired meteorologist from the Bureau of Meteorology. He is currently carrying out research into the climate trends of the local region as well as providing assistance to research students and staff on issues related to weather and climate.

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