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Saving Lives Trumps Saving Property Values

By JOHN ASQUITH June 7, 2013, 10:30 p.m. SEVERAL years ago, I was driving south from Brisbane and got trapped in floods at Bellingen. After a massive downpour and a slightly later tidal surge, the waters rose rapidly. It was … Continue reading

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Renew your Energy with Climate Future at Woytopia

Climate Futureis running the Green Room Talks at the Woytopia Festival on Sun 28th Oct 2012 (http://www.woytopia.info/). Starting with the launch of the Report on the recent well attended Woy Woy Forum on Sea Level Rise, we have three speakers … Continue reading

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Sea Level Rise Seminar to be held at Woy Woy

Woy Woy and the wider Central Coast area is highly vulnerable to sea level rise due to the large number of waterfront properties and low-lying suburbs in the area. The Woy Woy  peninsula itself is only 7m above sea level … Continue reading

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Coal and Climate Change

Buring of fossil fuels, such as coal, is forcing our atmosphere to trap more heat. The heat escaping into space is less than the energy that comes in from the sun. Measurements of the trends are very clear, we are … Continue reading

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Barriers to Adaptation

The Federal independant body, The Productivity Commission has prepared a study on the “Barriers to Effective Climate Change Adaptation”. They called for comment and held public meetings recently to collect responses on the report. Climate Future attended and presented comment … Continue reading

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Kariong Forum – 2

Many at the Kariong Forum have requested copies of the presentations given there. One of these is located here: 20120428–Kariong-Forum-post For those enquiring after the mapping, you can go directly to the Gosford City Council sea level rise maps:  http://www.gosford.nsw.gov.au/gis/slr/sea-level-mapping Continue reading

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Kariong Forum Report

A public Forum was held at Kariong on 28th April 2012 organized by Climate Future. It was well attended and lots of discussion was heard during the afternoon. Sue Martin was the first of two speakers and she presented Al … Continue reading

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