Category Archives: Community awareness

Tasmanian State Election – climate facts

This week Climate Tasmania is releasing a series of Fact Sheets to help clarify the need for appropriate, well considered climate policies in the state election context. We are not politically aligned and are not recommending specific policies for the … Continue reading

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Is Tasmania really a world leader in climate action?

What does this actually mean?

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Doughnut Economics

As we come out of covid… a different way to move our economies forward. A lot is being written lately about this new way of looking at economics, suited to the 21st century. How to apply this thinking to our … Continue reading

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As the economy heats up again…. what then for climate?

Quite a number of government engagement processes are now under way as all three levels of government gradually shift into post-Covid recovery mode. Climate change policy once again hangs in the balance as our governments, keen to revitalize their economies, … Continue reading

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The best ways to stop climate change?

It’s probably not what you think. Most people think of this question through the simple meme – replace fossil fuels with renewables. Problem fixed. Therein lies a thorny problem. Despite exponential growth of renewable energy during the past three decades … Continue reading

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CLIMATE GRIEF – Sostalgia

Climate Tasmania has previously engaged with the arts community in the interest of climate education. Here is an interesting recent interview with singer songwriter, Missy Higgins on this connection. Enjoy!

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An Inconvenient Sequel – now showing

A decade after An Inconvenient Truth (2006) brought climate change into the heart of popular culture now comes the follow-up film: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (2017). Amongst other things it shows what has elapsed in the past ten … Continue reading

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How to communicate climate change

BOOK REVIEW: By David Hamilton “What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming ― towards a new psychology of climate action” I have just finished reading this book by Per Espen Stoknes. The book explores the … Continue reading

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Music for a Warming World

Mixing entertainment with science. Coming to Hobart in February. Click the graphic for event details. Plus more info here.

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Invitation to our future ‘Vision’ forum

This is the fourth in our information forums being held in 2015.

Climate Tasmania members Professor Jan McDonald, Phil Harrington, Matthew Pitt, David Hamilton and Margaret Steadman will be presenting scenarios along the lines of: “What if….”

Followed by your chance to join in the conversation.

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