Category Archive: Solar

Stand Up For Solar BBQ Shindig!

The new and revitalised Cairns Climate Action Network (CCAN) facilitated by the Cairns And Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC) is having a BBQ to engage with the community and to chat about climate change, solar power and our group. When: Sat 11th july, 11am – 1pm Where: BBQ lorikeet, near the Lagoon, Cairns Esplanade Please …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2015/07/01/stand-up-for-solar-bbq-shindig/

Outcomes of election environment survey for FNQ

Outcomes of election environment survey for FNQ shows YOUR VOTE MATTERS! The outcomes of a pre-election survey of local candidates by CAFNEC (the Cairns and Far North Environment Centre) has shown major differences between the candidates and their parties on key environment issues. CAFNEC has summarised these differences in an Environment Report Card. Results showed …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2015/01/28/outcomes-election-environment-survey-fnq/

Vote for the Environment – what has happened in the last 3 years?

In the lead up to the 2015 election CAFNEC is encouraging everyone to Vote For The Environment and Vote for the Reef. Queensland Conservation Council and The Cairns And Far North Environment Centre are sharing the following summary of the environmental policies enacted in the last three years of Government. This leaflet is being distributed …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2015/01/27/vote-environment-happened-last-3-years/

CAFNEC Environment report card – election 2015

CAFNEC have released a summary report card on the political parties policies on the environment for the 2015 Queensland state election on Jan 31st. The scorecard can be downloaded as a pdf here: CAFNECElectionReportCard_web, and can be viewed below. Full detail of the parties responses to our survey are available here. Late breaking news: Labor has …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2015/01/23/cafnec-environment-report-card-election-2015/

GetUp! National Climate Change Action Nov 17

On 17th November, tens of thousands of Australians will gather in capital cities and hundreds of regional towns to make it clear: the majority of Australians want stronger action on climate change. Join us at the Cairns lagoon this Sunday at 11am for the Cairns Global Cooling Party!  Wear orange or red (the colours of …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2013/11/11/global-cooling-off-party/

FNQ Solar Hub Launch

The Cairns and Far North Environment Centre has created the FNQ Solar Hub project to promote the uptake of solar power by the households and businesses of Far North Queensland and to direct people to participating solar providers. The FNQ Solar Hub will provide clear and unbiased information to the community about the benefits of …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2013/09/27/fnq-solar-hub-launch/