Category Archive: Climate Change

Cairns People’s Climate March

The Cairns People’s Climate March was a huge success! On Saturday 28 November 2015, more than 400 people took part in the Cairns People’s Climate March. The event attracted excellent media coverage (radio, print and TV) and was mentioned in Queensland Parliament by Rob Pyne MP. Many beautiful photos from the day have been shared around …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2015/09/30/cairns-peoples-climate-march/

‘Coal is tanking’ – Market Forces on the future of fossil fuels & the Reef

Event Wrap – Fossil Fuel Investments & Saving the Reef On 13 August CAFNEC hosted Julien Vincent from Market Forces promoting their new report ‘Fuelling the Fire’. Market Forces are an affiliate of Friends of the Earth Melbourne, and are doing great things to highlight the complex links between our everyday finances, big business and …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2015/08/19/coal-is-tanking-market-forces-on-the-future-of-fossil-fuels-the-reef/

Fossil Fuel Investments and saving the Reef

Fossil Fuel Investments and saving the Reef: A CAFNEC and Market Forces event The investments our big banks make in fossil fuel (coal and gas) projects have a direct impact on the health of our environment; locally this includes threats to the Great Barrier Reef. Market Forces is a new research and public education initiative …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2015/08/04/fossil-fuel-investments-and-saving-the-reef/

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/

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/

Reef Hour – Election Special

The Reef Hour – Election Special event will feature political candidates discussing their positions on issues relevant to the protection of the Great Barrier Reef. Event Details: When: Tuesday 27th January. 12:30 – 1:30pm Where: Salt House, Marina Point Who: Micheal Trout MP (LNP), Rob Pyne (Labor candidate), Noel Castley-Wright (Greens candidate) What: Introduction to …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2015/01/13/reef-hour-election-special/

Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project Presentation

Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project 7pm, Thursday August 7th Cominos House, 27 Greenslopes St, North Cairns Help power the revolution for climate action! The urgency of addressing climate change has not reduced as the coal mining corporations and conservative politicians would have us believe. Join us for a presentation by Wayne Branden on the impacts, …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2014/07/31/al-gores-climate-reality-project-presentation/

Cairns calls for climate action – Global Cooling Party 2013

Congratulations to GetUp Cairns and everyone who participated in the successful Global Cooling Party at the Esplanade lagoon last weekend! Over 400 Cairns residents joined thousands of Australians nationwide on November 17, 2013 to call for stronger action on climate change. The last month was the hottest on record! The last 12 months were the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2013/11/21/cairns-calls-for-climate-action-global-cooling-party-2013/

Media release – CAIRNS RESIDENTS JOIN NATIONAL DAY OF CLIMATE ACTION

Sunday 17th Nov, 11am at Cairns Lagoon Residents of Cairns will join thousands of Australians in towns and cities around the country on November 17 to call for action on dangerous climate change. Get Up Cairns explained, “We took part in this huge national day of action because we wanted to make sure Cairns was on the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2013/11/20/media-release-cairns-residents-join-national-day-of-climate-action/

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/

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