Challenge Camp Photos

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A picture tells a thousand words!


Charlie interviews Margaret McDonald (ANGAIR)


A treehouse discovery on bushwalk


Students asking the tough questions


The Earth Share game – who wins?


The team prepares questions at the coal face


The Sunday sees Alcoa under the microscope from beyondzeroemissions.com

Earthsharing Workshop

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Education by young people for young people

Workshop Info Pack (PDF 46KB)

What Is The Earthsharing Challenge?

* An opportunity for an interactive workshop on land and natural resource use in your school
* Ultimately – a challenge to students to be selected to attend a free environmental camp, with a hands on role in the production of a video on sustainability

Outline Of The Challenge

Starting with Earthsharing Workshops in Your School

Two members of the Earthsharing team will come out to your school and take your students (Years 8 – 11) through a 45 minute interactive environmental learning experience. The workshop is based around Earthsharing Australia’s philosophy of land and natural resources as part of the Global Commons. More specifically we will explore current environmental issues, eco footprints and opportunities for further student involvement.

I Want to Live Here Report released

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Land Supply Strangled by Speculators Earthsharing Australia has released the first ‘I Want to Live Here’ Report, demonstrating the extent to which speculative vacancies are the hidden issue in the housing affordability debate. The ‘I Want to Live Here’ report found that 1058 people could live on vacant sites within the Bluestone Ward (City of Maribyrnong). This Google Earth photo … Read More

Cartoons

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This is why the rich get
richer and the poor get poorer. The rich own 80% of the board!

 

Carbon Capping

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Carbon Capping – A Citizen’s Guide

Leading Author Peter Barnes has summarised the carbon capping system in 22 easy to read pages. Essential reading on one of our most important and eloquent thinker, the guide describes three different ways to cap carbon: cap-and-giveaway, cap-and-auction, and cap-and-rebate. It explains how, “if done right, a descending economy-wide carbon cap is the single best tool to fight climate change.” But it warns that, “if done wrong, a cap won’t reduce emissions sufficiently and will transfer hundreds of billions of dollars from families to corporate polluters.”

Read the full report here

The guide has been released with a Creative Commons license, which means it can be freely reproduced and circulated.