Learn about climate change predictions, strategies and actions both globally and locally.
For Stonnington: https://scan.org.au and http://www.stonnington.vic.gov.au/Live/Sustainability
Click here to read the 5 most frequently asked questions about climate change. And have a look at some of these fantastic short and punchy videos below. At the end are some ideas about what you can do to help address climate change as a Melbourne resident.
Get informed with some short videos
What can Melbourne locals do?
Here are just a few ideas to help reduce our impact on the environment. Follow the links in bold for more information.
1. Divest: move your money to a bank and Super fund that invests it for good!
2. Ditch single-use plastic. Needless plastic is an enormous threat to wildlife, soil and waterways.
Take the challenge of Plastic Free July, or follow Erin the Rogue Ginger for simple, inspirational tips.
Transition to a meaningful life with less stuff, inspired by practical role models like The Minimalists and The Life Changing Art of Tidying Up.
3. Get your feet wet with Port Phillip Baykeeper to build habitat for wildlife, measure beach erosion, meet living molluscs and more - free activities for 15-25 year olds, every Sunday at St Kilda Pier from 4-6p.
5. Volunteer with friends once a month to clean up your local patch and learn about Melbourne's hundreds of species of urban wildlife! Check out Scab Duty, Beach Patrol, Friends of Westgate Park, Friends of Elster Creek, or Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Team.