Tag Archives: sea level rise

Council’s Climate Change Policy

The Council’s Climate Change Policy was passed by Council on the 8th July. Given the overwhelming public support for action on climate change, this is as it should be. This policy is an overarching policy that provides for Council to begin … Continue reading

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Draft Climate Change Policy (CCC)

Draft Climate Change Policy (Central Coast Council) The Central Coast Council, NSW has a proposed Draft Climate Change Policy. Council has issued the draft for exhibition and to raise awareness of the issue across the community. There are some workshops … Continue reading

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Australia’s PM On The Spot

2,000 scientists recently endorsed an open letter to our Prime Minster Turnbull calling for a halt to coal to save the world’s coral reefs. With 50% of global coral already dead, and a global bleaching event that started in 2014 … Continue reading

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Report Released

At Woytopia, 28th Oct, Climate Future released its report on the Sea Level Rise Forum held recently in Woy Woy. The Report details the opinions of the community on what we should be doing to adapt to sea level rise and … 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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Large Rise in Sea Level more likely than ever

A recent paper and a sudden melting of the Greenland ice sheet bring the expectation of high levels of rising seas even closer (if it wasn’t enough so far). The paper is ‘Deglacial rapid sea level rises caused by ice sheet … 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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