It’s confronting to think about how extreme weather events like floods and storms disrupt so many aspects of our life, and put us all in danger. Even more confronting is the fact that climate change is supercharging these disasters.
Our Club can be one of the first Rotary Clubs in the world to achieve net zero emissions from meetings and events. One way to achieve this is by using public transport as much as possible.
To create awareness of the impact of food waste on the environment
Rotary Melbourne partnered with OzHarvest and the City of Melbourne to present a lunch at Cumulus Inc on 1st May as part of Melbourne Knowledge Week 2021.
As an exclusive preview to Emma Cutting’s appearance on Costa’s Georgiadis’s show Gardening Australia, you are invited on a walking tour of urban street gardens by Emma.
Australians have one of the largest carbon footprints per capita in the world. Cars are responsible for roughly half of Australia’s transport emissions.
In March this year The Australian Academy of Science released a report calling on the Australian government to take immediate action and transition to net zero greenhouse gas emissions over the next ten to twenty-years in order to play our part in avoiding the destructive impact of climate change. Click to access the report andContinue reading “The Risks to Australia of a 3°C Warmer World”
A most beautiful article published in the New Yorker, beautifully illustrated, a delight to the senses, covering a concerning topic. Every November, around the Day of the Dead, millions of monarch butterflies descend on a forest of oyamel firs in the mountains of central Mexico. The butterflies have never seen the forest before, but theyContinue reading “SAVING THE BUTTERFLY FOREST”
Every year thousands of tonnes of household waste is sent to landfill. This includes furniture, whitegoods, plastic, metal, glassware, toys, clothing, cans, batteries, mattresses, cleaning products, cardboard, books, paper products and importantly electronic (e-waste) items – computers, laptops, iPads, smart phones and printer ink cartridges. Many of these items contain valuable raw materials that can be preserved.
Energy saving tips to consider for your home.
In June this year, Rotary International and the Rotary Foundation announced our Seventh Area of Focus – Supporting the Environment. Rotary’s Seven Areas of Focus now cover all seventeen United Nation Sustainable Development Goals.