Energy Futures Forum

Guest speakers from around Victoria will talk about future energy options including solar and wind power, how to reduce energy use, your household bills and the risks associated if we don’t move to a renewable energy future. Not to be missed!

Seymour, November 16

 

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No Port Expansion For Hastings

Please support this fun and informative community action.

We will be marking out a symbolic area for a coal-drying facility

Where: Fred Smith Reserve, Hastings Foreshore, Western Port Bay.

November 9th 2013
2pm-3.30pm

Organised by Westernport and Peninsula Protection Council Inc. Supported by Environment Victoria and Quit Coal.

www.wppcinc.org     wppcweb@gmail.com
www.facebook.com/WPPC.Inc       

Brown Coal Export Ports have been proposed for Hastings, The Ninety Mile Beach and Corner Inlet. Gippsland communities concerned with the same threat will attend this action.

 

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Coalition kills second renewable project in Geelong /Surf Coast region

Plans for a 12MW geothermal energy installation to power the industrial city of Geelong and Surf Coast region has been scrapped after the Napthine Government withdrew a $25 million grant for the project.

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Gas drilling near the Surf Coast?

In the Torquay area, there are proposals to look for and potentially start production of Tight Gas. Tight Gas generally requires fracking to release the gas from below the ground.

If the prospect of gas drilling operations concerns you, then please come along to this information evening hosted by Patagonia.


Tuesday October 1st

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Nukes in a Nut Shell

The ACE Collective (Anti-Nuclear and Clean Energy) are pleased to invite you and your friends to a four-part film and discussion series on all things nuclear.

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The Extinction crisis – and the environment policy no-show

Just two days out from the federal election, and with no sign of a comprehensive biodiversity or environment policy from either Prime Minister Rudd or Tony Abbott, threatened species habitat continues to fall to the chainsaws – against the latest vocal opposition from leading scientists warning of an extinction crisis.

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new coal port facility on 90 Mile Beach?

Now, here’s a great spot for a coal port

“A $3 billion rail line and port concept connecting the Latrobe Valley to the Bass Straight via a port at McGauran's Beach has emerged as the preferred export route by developers of alternative brown coal technologies”.

What could go wrong?

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