Tag Archive: sustainability

Big Solar campaign launch 2012

The Cairns Climate Action Network and the Cairns and Far North Environment Centre launched the Big Solar campaign early in 2012.  This Cairns launch was just one of many, as groups all around Australia launched the Big Solar campaign in their communities as part of the national, grass-roots 100% renewable energy campaign. For more information contact …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2012/06/20/cairns-climate-action-network/

100% Renewable energy: more than just a big idea

This free public forum was held in Cairns in May 2011. It featured a presentation by Mark Ogge and Patrick Hearps, authors of the Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan. The forum was the official launch of our local renewable energy campaign which is supported by over 30 local businesses and organisations.   1. Introduction and …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2012/06/19/100-renewable-energy-more-than-just-a-big-idea/

Uranium Mining & the Queensland Election

With Campbell Newman keeping his uranium mining policy hidden there are genuine fears Queensland could fuel the next Fukushima. Queensland is also home to uranium reserves. Those who see the promise of dollar signs over the presence of danger signs are keen to kick start this controversial and contaminating trade in our state.

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2012/06/01/uranium-mining-the-queensland-election/

Reinventing Progress conference 2012

This event was presented by the Cairns and Far North Environment Centre with funding from the federal Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities and with the generous support of the local sponsors listed below. We look forward to continuing to work closely with the community, government, industry and other organisations to encourage the transition to a more sustainable future.

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2012/05/10/reinventing-progress-conference-2012/