Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
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Living in Armidale NSW Australia, we are part of the global Transition Towns movement that addresses the twin challenges of peak oil and climate change at a community level. We are made up of action groups each with a specific focus, currently these are:

SLA is a volunteer organisation that depends on the energy of its members, so please get involved and join one of the above action groups by clicking on the link and joining its mailing list.

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Earth has highest greenhouse gas concentrations in 800,000 years

A new worldwide database charting the levels of 43 greenhouse gases over 2,000 years provides the clearest evidence yet that global warming is being caused by human activity. Scientists from the Australian-German Climate and Energy College at the University of Melbourne, have created the database by collating historical and contemporary information on greenhouse gas levels, including […] full article »

Will India want Adani’s coal?

India has cancelled plans to build nearly 14 gigawatts of coal-fired power stations – about the same as the total amount in the UK – with the price for solar electricity “free falling” to levels once considered impossible. Analyst Tim Buckley said the shift away from the dirtiest fossil fuel and towards solar in India would […] full article »

#Waterislife roadside protest, Sat 8th July, New England Highway bypass

[ Saturday, 8 Jul; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Remember all the positive interactions from passing motorists over the past 2 years during The Great Highway Protest against CSG, fossil fuels, ‘Water is Life’ not to mention the pouring rain and biting winds. It’s on again on Saturday 8 July, 10am – 2pm. Waterislife roadside protest across Australia Facebook Event. Banner making at 177 Brown Street from 1pm-3pm, […] full article »

July Forum: Sustainable Cinema presents Planetary and AGM — Kent House 7pm Thursday 6th

July Forum: Sustainable Cinema presents Planetary and AGM — Kent House 7pm Thursday 6th

[ Thursday, 6 Jul; 7:00 pm; ] We are in the midst of a global crisis of perspective. We have forgotten the undeniable truth that every living thing is connected. Planetary is a provocative and breathtaking wakeup call – a cross continental, cinematic journey, that explores our cosmic origins and our future as a species. It is a poetic and humbling reminder that […] full article »

Transition Convergence 2017 Melbourne — Share and inspire

[ Saturday, 29 Jul; 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. ] Yes! It’s on again! Transition Convergence 2017 — Share and inspire Saturday 29 July, 9.30am – 4.30pm at the The Hub @ Docklands, 80 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands, between Collins and Bourke St, near Collins St tram and a short walk from Southern Cross train station. An opportunity for Transition Town members to reconnect and share stories, news, ideas and plans. Also […] full article »

Transition Communities National Summit on Wed 6 & Thurs 7 Sept 2017

Transition Communities National Summit on Wed 6 & Thurs 7 Sept 2017

[ Wednesday, 6 Sep to Thursday, 7 Sep. ] Hi to all Transition and like-minded Sustainability groups in Australia, We invite you to a Transition Communities National Summit on Wed 6 & Thurs 7 Sept 2017 at William Angliss Centre near Flagstaff train station in Melbourne, organised jointly by a fledgling Transition Hub Australia organising team and MAV (Municipal Association of Vic). Every Council and Transition group in […] full article »

Climate Council has summarised the Finkel Review

Climate Council has summarised the Finkel Review

The Finkel Review was tasked with developing a “blueprint” for the national electricity market (NEM) that: delivers on Australia’s emissions reduction commitments provides affordable electricity, and ensures a high level of security and reliability. It’s a hefty 212 page document so we’ve put together an explainer to help unpack the content. Read more: Unpacking the Finkel Review | Climate Council full article »

Top 100 solutions to climate change and you’ll never guess what’s number one

Top 100 solutions to climate change and you’ll never guess what’s number one

Drawdown — a new project and book spearheaded by Paul Hawken, represents the first comprehensive attempt to rank solutions to climate change and measure their relative effectiveness. Researchers studied existing data on solutions which are already in use and proven to reduce global warming, in order to help normal people understand what they can do to combat climate […] full article »