Climate

  • Tiny organisms, massive impact

    6 April 2018
    Greenpeace Australia Pacific

    The lifeforms in the ocean that don’t appear on conservation websites are microorganisms – the ‘unseen majority’...

  • 5 signs your food system is broken

    7 March 2018

    Food is fascinating. It sustains us, but it’s so much more than that. We use food as a way to celebrate, make friends and even make statements about who we are and what we stand for. Food production supports farming families. But the intensive production of some kinds of food is taking a heavy toll on our planet, our environment and ourselves. Here’s five ways the food system is broken, and how we can change it.

  • What Happens here affects us all

    17 November 2017

    Climate change doesn’t discriminate and it knows no borders. Carbon emissions in Europe are causing sea levels to rise and submerging low-lying islands thousands of kilometres away. That’s why Pacific Island Represent has taken a detour from Bonn in Germany, to Oslo in Norway, to bear witness at the historic The People vs Arctic Oil trial.

  • No Future in Fossil Fuels - Pacific Activists Call for Action

    10 November 2017

    This morning, before the sun came up, while much of Bonn was sleeping, the Pacific Island Represent team laced up our winter shoes and headed out into the dark. We had never done anything like this before. And what we were about to see was also a first.

  • The Trump effect: How far back has he pushed us?

    5 October 2017

    The election of Donald Trump to the U.S. Presidency in November 2016 threw a lot of people into a tailspin, and the actions out of the White House since he took office in January have been cause for concern on a number of fronts.

  • Is your wardrobe a climate disaster?

    26 June 2017

    We're not the fashion police you remember from TV. We won't bust you for wearing too many patterns at once and we certainly won't judge you for wearing black and blue at the same time.

  • Welcome to Port Augusta's Independent Air Monitoring Page

    20 March 2017

    Welcome to Port Augusta's independent air monitoring page - run by the community, for the community. Here you will find daily updates on the air quality in the town of Port Augusta. This device is continuously measuring the PM10 level in the air - these are very fine particles known to cause respiratory problems.

  • Frosty the Snowman’s fossil fetish

    7 December 2016

    What a children’s song teaches us about coal, climate change and the dangers of greed; and why Turnbull should put our billion dollars back into aid, not subsidies.

  • Shining a light on dodgy fossil fuel subsidies

    1 December 2016

    Thousands of people demanded an inquiry into the fossil fuel subsidies costing Australia billions and cooking our climate. Now our voices have been heard. Not once, but twice.