Do you live, work or own a building in a laneway? The City of Melbourne is looking for up to four pilot lanes for the new ‘Green Your Laneway’ program. We’ve mapped the ways our lanes could go green, now we want your ideas, support and nominations until 13 November 2015. Read the news article […]
The unique frustration of driving five kilometres an hour in a vehicle that can do over a hundred is something most of us have experienced. But beyond the daily annoyance of the traffic jam, driving presents a triple whammy against our environment, our health, and our back pocket – which should make us all think […]
TREES AS ASSETS Several TTM people attended an excellent Forum on Trees last month in Boronia, where we heard from Anna Foley (National Trust), Ian Shears (Melbourne City Council) and Greg Moore (University of Melbourne – Burnley campus. From their presentations we gleaned the following for you to consider: Did you know? A good tree […]
What people think about Climate Change. Where do you think you stand? This is a summary the Climate Reality Project did of some research which tried to find clusters of attitudes re climate in an Australian sample of 3096 respondents. (The original research is *Hine, D.W., Reser, J., Phillips, W. J., Cooksey, R, Marks, A. […]
From the following site I suggest that you scroll down to, “Current Status for 7 of the Planetary Boundaries’. this is from 18 international scientists led by Will Steffen of the Stockholm Resilience Centre http://www.sciencemag.org/content/347/6223/1259855.abstract
Here again is the Victorian Climate Action Calendar Hope that you find this interesting and enlightening. There is so much going on in the work of saving the planet – our world as we know it.