A beautiful letter from the Australian novelist Tim Winton describing his boiling-frog moment on global warming.

Despair is not an option when it comes to climate change

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Today at 8.30 pm (local time), wherever you are, switch off those lights.
#earthhour2017

Earth Hour 2017

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Denmark produced enough electricity to last an entire month - thanks to its wind turbines.

Denmark just ran entirely on wind energy for a day

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Graveyards can be repurposed as forests.
We are investing in NAB's first of a kind Social Bond that promotes workplace gender equality.
The bond supports Australian organisations that champion women and equality in a positive way. This is achieved through meeting specific requirements including being an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA).

NAB announces first social bond to promote workplace gender equality | NAB News

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Is the SA government's reaction to the blackouts a knee-jerk?

South Australia's $550m energy plan – video explainer

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So clean coal is - not clean, just tidy?
(Like shoving your clothes out of sight instead of dealing with the mess)

Treasurer Scott Morrison recently brought a lump of coal to Parliament to champion 'clean coal' power as a solution to the blackouts - and to prove a point (Watch the video: [ Theguardian.com Link ]

It doesn't change the fact that there is only one clean energy out there and...
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Hats off to the Aussie cricketers for standing against Adani and the Carmichael project.

Ian and Greg Chappell call on Adani to abandon Carmichael mine project

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Canberra made it on the list of the world's least polluted capitals.

Breathe easy: The world's cleanest capital cities named

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It is people's choice and this is a beautiful example we can all learn from.

My tiny Danish island now leads the world. Your community can, too

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Elon Musk is in favour of a universal basic income. And he explains why.
Shell had a clear grasp of global warming 26 years ago and yet helped lobby against climate action.

‘Shell knew’: oil giant's 1991 film warned of climate change danger

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A full Cubicycle trailer replaces two DHL vans - this is how we want our mail delivered, thank you.
So #cleancoal is - a smart coal? A green coal?

Or just a fantastic, distracting phrase?

PM Malcolm Turnbull said recently that the government's energy approach is about jobs, engineering and economics - NOT politics. He emphasises energy affordability and reliability. (Watch video: [ Facebook.com Link ]

Well, that's great because renewables are the future of energy security. Solar and wind...
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The Hollowmen - Clean Coal / Smart Coal / Green Coal?

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A seemingly harmless object is costing us our wildlife.

Animals suffering slow and painful deaths caused by helium balloons

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The Humanitarian Group is a true leader offering free legal service to people seeking asylum in Australia. The organisation in Western Australia has helped 2,885 people seeking asylum from 79 different countries in 2015 and 2016. They are one of the amazing winners of our Community Grants: [ Australianethical.com.au Link ].

A legal road to safety for people seeking asylum in Australia - Australian Ethical - Super and Managed Funds

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