Author Entries: marea

Actsmart – Heating and Cooling Effects of Garden Design

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Mar ’1976:00 pm Did you know that a cleverly designed garden can help keep your home cool in summer...

Working Bee at Canberra City Farm Education Centre

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Dec ’181611:00 am Come along for a working bee at the Canberra City Farm Education Centre, Fyshwick. This will...

Denman Prospect, Passive House

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Oct ’1872:00 pm Don’t miss the opportunity to see this super efficient home… This house was designed from the...

Talk on Home Solar and Batteries

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Jun ’18275:30 pm Fraser Argue a Canberra resident & Rowan McMurray from Evoenergy Back in May 2016 Fraser responded to...

Investing in change: The path to a decarbonised world

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May ’18301:00 pm Which areas is it fair and reasonable for a university to invest in? What does forward-looking...

Adapting our Cities to Sea Level Rise

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Sep ’17125:45 pm DESCRIPTION With recent research suggesting that global warming could raise sea levels by up to 2.5...

ACTSmart Business Sustainability Expo

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Sep ’17710:00 am EXPO Every business wants to grow through ideas that don’t cost the Earth. Ideas that save...

Urban Foraging Walk

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Feb ’1744:00 pm Canberra Environment Centre event: This is the first workshop in Susan Hutchinson’s two-part workshop series about...

Canberra Transition Town

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Apr ’16185:30 pm After a very successful launch of Canberra Transition Town in 2015, we are now having the...

Climathon Fast-Paced Hackathon

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Jul ’15106:00 pm Do you want to work on real Australian solutions to climate change? Do you have a...

“Surviving Earth” film screening

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Dec ’1487:00 pm What is Happening: What:   ‘Surviving Earth’ movie followed by excellent panel Where:   Finkel Theatre, John Curtin School...

Conservation Council Spring Mingle

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Nov ’14286:30 pm What is Happening: A roof top evening for the environment. Please register here to join the...

Planning Minister speaks at CURF seminar

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Dec ’1415:00 pm At this final seminar for the year organised by Canberra Urban and Regional Futures (CURF), the...

No Dig Gardening Workshop

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Jun ’14291:00 pm SEE-Change is collaborating with Communities@Work and Canberra City Farm to undertake a collaborative no dig gardening...

2014 Community Energy Congress

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Jun ’14169:00 am The 2014 Community Energy Congress aims to create a new approach to energy in Australia –...

Film: Queen of the Sun

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Jun ’14153:30 pm What are the bees telling us? Come along to this showing of the film: Queen of...

Harvest Swap Meet in Yass

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Apr ’14129:30 am Bring along your home-grown food and swap with other people. Where: Thyme to Taste Cafe 60...

Kambah Community Garden Open Day

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Feb ’142211:00 am What is Happening: Come along and see organic gardening in practice in your local community. The...

Community workshop on the review of Water Sensitive Urban Design

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Sep ’1335:30 pm What is Happening: Community workshop on the review of Water Sensitive Urban Design in the ACT...

Have your say on the Water Sensitive Urban Design review by 20 Sept

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Aug ’13231:00 pm Comment on the review of Water Sensitive Urban Design in the ACT including the Waterways: Water...

Improving public preparedness through national public awareness campaigns

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May ’13131:00 pm What is Happening: Public lecture/seminar:   Preparing for and responding to floods, fires and other hazards...

A Chorus of Women 10th Anniversary Concert

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Mar ’131912:30 pm What is Happening: Tuesday 19 March 2013, 12.30–1.10 pm, Marble Foyer, Parliament House All welcome (no...

Tree Management in Inner South Canberra

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Jun ’12207:30 pm What is Happening: The Griffith Narrabundah Community Association has invited Michael Brice, Manager, Urban Treescapes, ACT...

Getting our hands dirty – the future of agriculture and soil management

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May ’12295:15 pm What is Happening: The ANU Fenner School of Environment & Society with the ANU College of Medicine,...

City to Gungahlin Transit Corridor Study:Information Session

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May ’12411:00 am What is Happening: The City to Gungahlin Transit Corridor Study is investigating the feasibility of replacing...

Celebrate Sustainability Day

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Feb ’12238:00 am What is Happening: The annual ANU sustainability festival will be in full swing in 2012, showcasing...

Coal: Bigger than the Elephant in the Room

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Feb ’1276:30 pm What is Happening: Jeremy Tager, political advisor to Greenpeace Australia, will discuss government subsidies to the...

SEE-Change Transport Series – Electric Bicycles

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Feb ’11157:00 pm What is Happening: This is Session 2 of a series of four SEE-Change Inner-North talks on...

Climate Action Canberra general meeting

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Aug ’10236:00 pm What is Happening: Climate Action Canberra general meeting Where is it On?: ACT Conservation Council, 17...

Some Lessons for Canberra from Australia’s Solar Cities

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Canberra can learn some interesting lessons from the experience of Australia’s “Solar Cities”. Solar Cities is a $94...

Arts Action for Climate meeting

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Jun ’10226:00 pm What is Happening: Arts Action for Climate is calling for expressions of interest from performing artists of...

Sustainability Network meeting

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May ’10125:30 pm What is Happening: The guest speaker for this meeting is Jeff Knowles. Jeff will discuss the...

Meeting on 40% reduction of Greenhouse gas emissions on 1990 levels by 2020

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Apr ’10226:00 pm What is Happening: The ANU Environment Collective, Climate Action Canberra and Climate Whistleblowers ANU are holding...

Split Incentives. An experimental investigation of energy efficiency in rental markets

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Apr ’101612:00 pm What is Happening: Rental properties are associated with lower levels of energy efficiency than owner-occupied buildings....

More than meets the eye: conservation as a public health imperative

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Apr ’10165:30 pm What is Happening: Speaker: Dr Aaron Bernstein, Harvard Medical School and Children’s Hospital, Boston. Biodiversity loss,...

Sustainability Network Meeting – Guest Speaker Tony Kevin

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Apr ’10145:45 pm What is Happening: Time: 5.45pm- 6pm start Guest speaker Tony Kevin will be discussing his new...

Canberra Nature Park – our special nature reserves

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Apr ’10155:30 pm What is Happening: Hosted by Conservation Council ACT Region 5:30 for 6pm start The Canberra Nature...

Symposium – “National Parks – Can they take the Heat”

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May ’10712:00 pm What is Happening: This symposium, hosted by the National Parks Association of the ACT Inc on...

Saturday Work Party – Gudgenby Bush Regeneration

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Apr ’1010 What is Happening: The Gudgenby Bush Regeneration Group (GBRG) has regular work parties in Namadgi National Park...

Climate change, economic justice and the political process – why democracies struggle with the bleeding obvious

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Apr ’10214:00 pm What is Happening: Climate change, economic justice and the political process – why democracies struggle with...

Community information session on Australian Government’s “Water for the Future” Initiative

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Apr ’10112:30 pm What is Happening: The Australian Government Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts is...

Clive Hamilton lecture at the launch of his book

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Mar ’102912:30 pm What is Happening: Clive Hamilton, Charles Sturt Professor of Public Ethics at the Centre for Applied...

Weereewa Festival of Lake George, Bungendore

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Mar ’1027 What is Happening: http://www.weereewafestival.org/ Property visit 1: Mulloon Creek To the Mulloon Creek Natural Farm. Property visit...

ANU Earth Hour

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Mar ’10276:00 pm What is Happening: On Saturday 27 March from 8:30 to 9:30pm people all around the world...

Australian Youth Climate Coalition Bike Ride

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Mar ’10275:00 pm What is Happening: Fun Sustainability-inspired Australian Youth Climate Coalition bike ride by Lake Burley Griffin. Some...

Arts Action for the Climate

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Mar ’10246:00 pm What is Happening: Arts Action for the Climate is a new group, part of Climate Action...

Canberra Harvest Festival

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Mar ’102712:00 pm What is Happening: Crash your Carbon food miles. The Canberra Harvest Festival is on again! The...

Sustainable Development Options for East Lake

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Mar ’10303:00 pm What is Happening: A display and public forum on sustainable development options for East Lake will...

Visit a sustainable home

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Aug ’10152:00 pm What is Happening: Woden SEE Change invites you to attend a series of  “over the back...

Democratizing Climate Governance Conference

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Jul ’10159:00 am What is Happening: Climate change poses considerable challenges to democracy. Its global nature questions the traditional...

Climate Change 2010: Where do we go from here?

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Mar ’10105:30 pm What is Happening: Over the past few months, the climate change challenge has taken some odd...

Sources of information on “green” goods and services

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When you’re trying to do the right thing and become more sustainable, it can be a challenge to...

Sources of information on “green” goods and services

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When you’re trying to do the right thing and become more sustainable, it can be a challenge to...

Corinbank Festival

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Feb ’10Feb2628 What is Happening: The annual Corinbank Festival aims to create an event that assists the growth of...

Australian Conservation Foundation

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Description of Services: The Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) is committed to inspiring people to achieve a healthy environment...

Alternative Technology Association

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Description of Services: The ATA (Alternative Technology Association) is Australia’s leading not-for-profit organisation, promoting sustainable technology and practice....

Candles for the Climate

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Dec ’09187:30 pm What is Happening: A vigil for climate justice on the final day of the Copenhagen talks....

Shrub & Tree Seed Collecting Workshop

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Dec ’09139:30 am What is Happening: Kosciuszko 2 Coast Project, Greening Australia & Bush Heritage Australia cordially invite you...

Walk Against Warming

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Dec ’091211:30 am What is Happening: Get your walking shoes on!12 December is D-Day for the planet as world...

Business Sustainability Showcase and Briefing

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Nov ’09243:00 pm What is Happening: Come along to the Business Sustainability Showcase and Briefing and find out about...

Bega Valley Festival:Communities in Transition

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Nov ’09Nov2022 What is Happening: The transition to local, sustainable economies is being made by the whole community and...

Too Hot To Talk About: Why Is Australia Still Debating Climate Change?

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Nov ’092512:30 pm What is Happening: ANU Climate Change Institute and ANU Centre for the Public Awareness of Science...

The Global Energy Challenge

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Dec ’09156:00 pm What is Happening: Lecture by Professor Roel Snieder, WM Keck Distinguished Professor, Colorado School of Mines....

Local Youth Congresses: National Climate Action and Global Change

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Nov ’09249:00 am What is Happening: Local Youth Congresses: National Climate Action and Global Change “YOUth LEADing Australia” is...

Public Forum: 2009 Solar Cities

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Nov ’09188:45 am What is Happening: The federal Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts is holding...

Climate Change and Global Health

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Nov ’09165:00 pm What is Happening: ANU Public Lecture Series: Professor Tony McMichael, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population...

GreenPlumbers

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Description of Services: GreenPlumbers® is an initiative developed by the Master Plumbers and Mechanical Services Association of Australia...

National Recycling Week-Big Aussie Swap Party

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Nov ’091410:30 am What is Happening: At a Swap Party you bring along good quality items you no longer...

North Canberra Community Council – speakers on sustainable future planning

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Nov ’09187:30 pm What is Happening: Annual General Meeting, North Canberra Community Council Guest speakers: Gay Williamson & Kelvin...

Green Painters natural painting course

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Nov ’09193:00 pm What is Happening: SEE-Change event: Get practical training on the latest trend in sustainable painting.  Learn...

Specifying sustainable coats and painting seminar series

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Nov ’09185:00 pm SEE-Change event: Want to become a GreenColour™ Consultant? Learn which paints meet the GBCA Green Star Rating...

Demystifying Green Loans

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Nov ’09166:30 pm What is Happening: Demystifying green loans. It’s worth $10,000 – interest free – so is it...

“Transition Towns” Canberra Social Event

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Nov ’09154:00 pm What is Happening: If you have an interest in Transition Towns or you have completed Transition...

Run for a Safe Climate – Parliament House Briefing

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Nov ’09164:45 pm What is Happening: Climate change reaction: Global warming and Australia’s security. Presenters: Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Global...

The Big Solar BBQ

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Nov ’09162:00 pm What is Happening: Meet Australia’s leading solar thermal scientists and have a sausage cooked by a...

“Sustainable Retro fitting” garden tour

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Nov ’09152:00 pm What is Happening: SEE-Change event: See some ideas on retro fitting your home from this backyard...

Recycling organic waste workshop

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Nov ’091510:30 am What is Happening: SEE-Change event: Imone Annis, local wastewise guru, will answer questions on composting and...

Climate Justice Fast!

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Nov ’09Dec618 What is Happening: Climate Justice Fast! supporters began a global fast on 6 November aimed at provoking...

Saturday Work Party – Gudgenby Bush Regeneration

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Nov ’0914 What is Happening: Work in the Boboyan regeneration area. Where is it On?: Meet at the Namadgi...

Sunday Day Walk – Boboyan Regeneration Area

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Nov ’098 What is Happening: Take in full extent of regeneration of native forest in former pine plantation. Where...

Organic Backyard Food Growing

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Nov ’09710:00 am What is Happening: One day intensive workshop on organic backyard food growing with permaculture principles. Where...

Helping Australia Adapt to a Changing Climate

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Nov ’0953:00 pm What is Happening: Join Dr Trevor Booth, Natural Ecosystems Theme Leader with CSIRO Climate Adaptation Flagship...

Solartec Renewables

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Description of Services: Solar Panels/Photovoltaics – Grid Connect Solar and Remote Area Power Professionals. Phillip May and Sophia Moody,...

ActewAGL Greenchoice workshop ‘Get energised’

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Oct ’0991:00 pm What is Happening: ActewAGL Greenchoice workshop – ‘Get energised’ Where is it On?: ActewAGL Look ‘n’ Learn...

ActewAGL Greenchoice workshop ‘Get energised’

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Oct ’0981:00 pm What is Happening: ActewAGL Greenchoice workshop – ‘Get energised’ Where is it On?: ActewAGL Look ‘n’ Learn...

ActewAGL Greenchoice workshop ‘Get energised’

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Oct ’0971:00 pm What is Happening: ActewAGL Greenchoice workshop – ‘Get energised’ Where is it On?: ActewAGL Look ‘n’ Learn...

Jackie French – Backyard self sufficiency

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Oct ’091010:15 am What is Happening: Presentation by Jackie French on “Backyard self sufficiency” Where is it On?: ActewAGL...

Jackie French — Harvesting water from the air

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Oct ’091112:00 pm What is Happening: A presentation by Jackie French on “Harvesting water from the air” Where is it...

Jackie French – Home grown bush tucker

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Oct ’09112:15 pm What is Happening: A presentation by Jackie French  on “Home grown bush tucker” Where is it...

Innovations in Green Building Practices

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Oct ’09112:00 pm What is Happening: Presentation on “Innovations in Green Building Practices” Where is it On?: The Kitchen...

Cedric Bryant – Organic gardening

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Oct ’091010:00 am What is Happening: Presentation by Cedric Bryant on “Organic gardening” Where is it On?: The Kitchen...

ActewAGL Greenchoice workshop ‘Get energised’

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Oct ’0961:00 pm What is Happening: ActewAGL Greenchoice workshop – ‘Get energised’ Where is it On?: ActewAGL Look ‘n’...

General plants for drought conditions

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Oct ’0951:00 pm What is Happening: Presentation on “General plants for drought conditions” Where is it On?: ActewAGL Look...

Jackie French – Backyard self sufficiency

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Oct ’09512:00 pm What is Happening: Presentation by Jackie French on “Backyard self sufficiency” Where is it On?: ActewAGL...

Jackie French — Harvesting water from the air

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Oct ’0942:15 pm What is Happening: A presentation by Jackie French on “Harvesting water from the air” Where is...

Sustainable organic gardening

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Oct ’09412:00 pm What is Happening: A presentation by Sarah Todd on “Sustainable Organic Gardening” Where is it On?:...

Jackie French – Killing weeds and pests with your breakfast

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What is Happening: A presentation by Jackie French on “Killing weeds and pests with your breakfast” Where is it...

Jackie French – Home grown bush tucker

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Oct ’09310:15 am What is Happening: A presentation by Jackie French  on “Home grown bush tucker” Where is it...

Harvesting rainwater

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Oct ’0931:00 pm What is Happening: “Harvesting rainwater” – a talk organised by Floriade Where is it On?: The...

Planning your garden for fruit and vegetables

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Sep ’093012:00 pm What is Happening: “Planning your garden for fruit and vegetables” – a talk by Barbara Schreiner...