Tag Archive: climate change

‘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/

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/


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/