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Postcard from Paris – Jess Wingad, President of SECCCA

Published February 4, 2016 | By Janet Armstrong

  Mornington Peninsula Shire has taken an ambitious and forward-thinking approach to climate change mitigation through the adoption of a robust and achievable Carbon Neutrality Policy. Shire Mayor, Councillor Graham Pittock and Councillor Hugh Fraser were invited to attend COP21, the Climate Change Conference in Paris as part of our long standing membership with ICLEI … Continue reading Postcard from Paris – Jess Wingad, President of SECCCA

The Cost of Carbon: Putting a Price on Pollution

Published September 25, 2015 | By SECCCA

When factories belch smoke, everybody pays. Shouldn’t polluters feel the sting? That’s the big idea behind carbon pricing.

Philosophy in the Real World – The Conversation

Published July 13, 2015 | By SECCCA

Among the great crimes of the 20th century the most enduring will surely prove to be human disruption of the Earth’s climate.

Oil and Gas Majors Call for Carbon Pricing

Published June 1, 2015 | By SECCCA

Major oil and gas companies have called on governments around the world and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to introduce carbon pricing systems.

The Year the Dam of Denial Breaks – Ready for the Flood?

Published February 23, 2015 | By SECCCA

This is the year the “dam of denial” will break and the momentum for climate action will become an unstoppable flood.

Wind turbine studies: how to sort the good, the bad, and the ugly

Published January 22, 2015 | By SECCCA

The Australian’s environment editor Graham Lloyd claimed the (non-peer-reviewed) study shows that “people living near wind farms face a greater risk of suffering health complaints caused by the low-frequency noise generated by turbines”,

Tribute: Tony McMichael – the man who linked climate change to global health

Published December 30, 2014 | By SECCCA

Tribute: Tony McMichael – the man who linked climate change to global health