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Transition Kenmore March Meeting: Sustainable Home Energy Use – The Facts

How many times have you heard the myth that solar energy won’t work unless your roof is facing north, or that more energy is used in making solar power systems than they ever produce? In his presentation to Transition Kenmore, … Continue reading

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Beyond Zero Emissions Brisbane Launch

Wednesday 27 October, 6-8pm Plaza Terrace Room, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Cnr Merivale and Glenelg Streets, South Bank, Brisbane The event is free but you must register online beforehand.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment – 10/10/10 Global Work Party (this weekend)

“With your help, 10/10/10 is going to be the biggest day of practical action to cut carbon that the world has ever seen. We’re calling it “A Day to Celebrate Climate Solutions”–together we’ll get to work in our communities on … Continue reading

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Walk against warming 2010 – Sunday the 15th of August

At one week before the election this is a chance for people of all political persuasions to come together and tell our politicians that we want action on climate change. The Walk will be calling for A price on carbon … Continue reading

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TED talk from Transition founder Rob Hopkins – Transition to a world without oil

TED talks bring some of the world best thinkers and doers together to share “Ideas worth spreading”. Along with its once a year conferences in California and Oxford, TED affiliated events are now held around the world and many talks … Continue reading

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Towards a Safe Climate – 14th April – A great event organised by the Climate Network

The Community Climate Network Queensland (CCNQ) has a great event coming up on the 14th of April. The Transition Towns network in Brisbane is part of the CCNQ so we encourage anyone who is interested to head down to the … Continue reading

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Transition Kenmores’ permablitz campaign in the news

Transition Town Kenmore’s permablitz initiative has been profiled in the Westside news. The concept of Permablitzs originated in Melbourne and involves transforming lawns and backyards into productive fruit and vegetable gardens built using the principles of permaculture. The recipient of … Continue reading

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Understanding climate change: Spotlight on the “skeptics” and Climate Change Q & A

The November meeting of Transition Kenmore District is an opportunity to bring along friends, family, neighbours who are either inquisitive or skeptical to our: Q & A on Climate Change. As we move closer to the important decision making event … Continue reading

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