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road-to-paris-colour-square-logoArmidale Road to Paris aims to gain commitment from the Australian Government to act in the best interests of the Australian people and the broader global community by working towards limiting global warming to less than 2 degrees and protecting our future.

The vision of this action group is to raise awareness amongst the local Armidale community of the UN Climate Summit in Paris Nov-Dec 2015; the most critical meeting of world leaders since the Kyoto Agreement. We will convey to local and federal MP’s the community’s requests for the Australian Government to commit to evidence-based strategies to cap global warming to less than 2 degrees.

Paris climate accord to go into force, Australia misses out

Paris climate accord to go into force, Australia misses out

The Paris climate accord negotiated last year has been ratified by enough countries for it to go into force. A group of European nations raised support for the Paris Climate Change Agreement to countries that represent 56.75 per cent of world greenhouse gas emissions, above the 55 per cent needed for implementation. Germany, France, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia […] full article »

You need to RSVP now: Break Free from Fossil Fuels — Newcastle weekend of action

[ Saturday, 7 May to Sunday, 8 May. ] As people on every continent on earth shut down their countries’ most dangerous fossil fuel projects, hundreds of Australians will come together on the 7th-8th of May at the world’s largest coal port in Newcastle. Together we will create Australia’s largest ever action at a fossil fuel site. For decades now, Australia has allowed dirty and […] full article »

Watch Transition Network’s New Film: 8 days @ COP21

We have a new film set in Paris, our theme of ‘international begins looking at UK Devolution, Brexit or Bremain and the translations project. The importance of dreaming and imagination, plus trips to Ireland, Paris and Leicester plus healthy conflict, the joy of training and the new REconomy newsletter. Travelling to Paris with Rob Hopkins during […] full article »

Black Gully Festival 2015 and Armidale Urban Rivercare Group videos

Black Gully Festival 2015 and Armidale Urban Rivercare Group videos

These two videos were shown at our pop-up solar cinema in front of Tatts at Christmas in the Mall. It’s been a big year with over 500 photos published and 5 videos. full article »

Armidale People’s Climate Rally – afternoon in video and photos

Armidale People’s Climate Rally – afternoon in video and photos

[ Sunday, 29 Nov; 1:00 pm; ] The people of Armidale have created a long banner, a visual petition, a Road to Paris about the world we want to live in and what could be done to limit global temperature rises. It is 60 meters long with drawings and phrases, names and even a few poems. Here is the finished banner to […] full article »

December Forum: Party in the mall starting 6pm Thursday 3 December

December Forum: Party in the mall starting 6pm Thursday 3 December

[ Thursday, 3 Dec; 6:00 pm; ] Thanks members and volunteers for a big, successful year of events and forums continuing our vision for Armidale to be a more resilient and sustainable town. Let’s celebrate the wonderful work we have done this year with a party in the mall, and we will set up a Sustainable Living Armidale celebration area in amongst Christmas in the Mall […] full article »

Armidale joins Global Climate Rally

Armidale joins Global Climate Rally

[ Sunday, 29 Nov; 1:00 pm; ] On the weekend of the 28 and 29 November, as world leaders arrive in Paris for the UN Climate Summit, millions of people will take to the streets in hundreds of major cities around the globe – and Armidale will have its own Climate Rally starting 1pm this Sunday at Central Park. Thousands of events will […] full article »

Progressive Cinema presents ‘This Changes Everything’

Progressive Cinema presents ‘This Changes Everything’

[ Saturday, 28 Nov; 6:00 pm; ] Inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller ‘This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate’, the film presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines, from Montana’s Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from the coast of South India to Beijing and beyond. Interwoven with these stories of struggle is Klein’s narration, connecting […] full article »

Be part of the Armidale Road to Paris video that will be sent to the Climate Summit

Be part of the Armidale Road to Paris video that will be sent to the Climate Summit

[ Sunday, 29 Nov; 1:00 pm; ] The people of Armidale have been creating a long banner, a visual petition, a Road to Paris about the world we want to live in and what could be done to limit global temperature rises. It is currently about 40 meters long with drawings and phrases, names and even a few poems. Everyone is welcome […] full article »

350 dot org suggests to write to the Vice-Chancellors of Australia’s universities today calling on them to divest from fossil fuels

350 dot org suggests to write to the Vice-Chancellors of Australia’s universities today calling on them to divest from fossil fuels

Dear friend, Over the past 2 days, students, staff and alumni from Australian universities came together to tell their universities to go fossil free and put divestment on the agenda of the Times Higher Education World Academic Summit in Melbourne. Whilst local councils, churches,superannuation funds and thousands of Australians get with the times and ditch their investments […] full article »