COOLmob Top End

COOLmob is a community based sustainable living program based in Darwin. COOLmob Top End, (there is also COOLmob Alice Springs), is a program of the NT Environment Centre.  It has a team of sustainable living experts and energy auditors who promote and educate the community to reduce their carbon footprint by reviewing their use of power, water, transport and recycling and to consider topics such as energy efficient tropical building design, food miles and unnecessary consumption.  COOLmob continually evaluates its program, updating its knowledge of sustainable living products and behaviours, researching barriers to change and promoting energy savings appliances and behaviours.  COOLmob serves the role of being a one-stop shop for trusted information on sustainable living in tropical Australia.
Email:
coolmobatecnt [dot] org
Phone:
0889812532
State:
NT
Postcode:
0800

Say YES to climate action!

05/06/2011 11:00 am

Across Australia on June 5 people will stand up and say YES to action on climate change a price on pollution!

At 11am (1pm in Brisbane, 1.30 in Canberra) on Sunday, June 5, we'll come together in every major city to show our support for action on climate change.

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In today's Canberra Times, Greens senator, Christine Milne, stated, almost verbatim, 100% Renewables demand for Australia to implement the transition from fossil fuels to renewables.

''While Labor is still wedded to its outdated target to reduce Australia's pollution by 60per cent by 2050, the Greens read and understand the climate science and are committed to setting Australia on the path to a zero emissions economy as soon as possible,'' Senator Milne said.

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Here's is a link to an article in the Climate Spectator which covers the 1,000 page IPCC report which details how, and at what cost, the world could be powered by renewables by 80%: http://www.climatespectator.co

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The Australian Conservation Fund (ACF) has recently published a report detailing the $12 billion of subsidies being paid in support of fossil fuels: http://www.acfonline.org.au/uploads/res/climate_expenditure_and_subsidies.pdf

Wouldn't be great if this hypocrisy was turned around 180% and those funds given to renewables!  There'd be no need for a market based carbon pollution price and they could get on with implementing  a national FiT insteadl!!

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