Media release – climate change and sport

Climate change and extreme weather events threaten the viability of Australian sport as it’s currently played, according to a new report released by The Climate Institute. Heatwaves, changed rain patterns, floods, and drought are challenging all forms of sport from the back yard through to professional tournaments, according to Sports and climate impacts: How much…

Victorian state election – candidate Phil Rourke’s attitudes to renewables and climate change

On 19.11.14 WATCH emailed Australian Country Alliance candidate Phil Rourke a questionnaire with six quick questions about coal seam gas, coal, renewable energy and climate change. He has yet to respond. However his responses to the Border Mail’s online public forum ‘Live Chat’ (on 19.11.14) provided insights into his opinions on these topics. Phil Rourke…

WATCHWORD – August 2014

WATCHWORD 20.8.14 Renewable Energy Target RET Solar Citizens – Cuppa Sunshine Week, 18- 24 August There is concern that the RET will be watered down or removed altogether. However if there is sufficient pressure from community and business to retain it then this might influence the decision.  Cuppa Sunshine is a week-long Solar Citizens national…