Our Cities Are Havens For Native Wildlife

A stroll through any Australian city proves there’s no need to go bush to get in touch with native animals. Our Green Spaces are critical refuges. That's why TEC is determined to save them with our SOS Green Spaces and Living Landscapes campaigns.  

Something Cool To Hoot About

  TEC's weekly green news round up is broadcast on 89.7fm every Monday between 4-6pm. In this blog we look at the fate of a pair of nesting powerful owls threatened by development in Spring Gully, and Hugh Saddler explains what the hell pumped hydro storage means to our energy mix.

Will Australia Lead the Renewable Revolution - or China?

While the latest analysis from scientists at ANU reveals that Australia could be running on 100% renewable energy by 2040, China may beat us if our politicians don't improve their game. China is on a renewable energy spending spree that has made it the new global leader on climate change. But TEC isn't waiting for the penny to drop here. 

Jeff Angel Interview - Defying the Trump Era

  Tina Perinotto says Jeff Angel’s laconic style is a welcome relief. It’s optimism at its most pragmatic: stick it out long enough and you will win.

Coal - financial markets decide

TEC has been working towards financial and social responsibility within the business community for many years. Now climate change has been recognised as a “material” risk to Australia’s financial system by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority.   Business is leading where government is lagging. No amount of grandstanding, political donations from the mining industry or clean coal spin will work and the government should recognise that the Paris Climate Agreement is embedded in the investor mainstream.    "TheTurnbull government should get with the future," said Jeff Angel, Executive Director of TEC.   

You've Been Warmed...

What a week! People were frying eggs on car bonnets in the Central Desert, flying foxes fell cooked to death mid-air in Singleton, Casino and Richmond, a firestorm destroyed homes and livestock near Dunnydoo and Uarby, and the state was only saved from rolling blackouts by wind and solar energy in the mix. NSW was officially the hottest place on the planet over the weekend.

Rally for Treasured Manly Vale Bushland

Written off as "Green fringe lunatics",  the Manly Vale community is pushing back with a renewed request for Education Minister Rod Stokes to reconsider the demolition of a treasured area of bushland to accomodate the expansion of the local Public School. 

Rural Fringe Communities Fight Back

Overwhelming community opposition to a controversial development proposed for South Dural in Sydney's north-west has resulted in a temporary win for endangered species and their Ironbark and Blue Gum habitat. 

deadly animals, "alternative" facts, social harmony

Monday Drive - TEC's environment program airs every Monday from 4-6pm on 89.7fm. This week we talk shark nets, the eco-collapse that produced the current war in Syria, and what's happening with wind power since Tony Abbott and Joe Hockey stopped publicly denouncing it.

Not Stoked About Manly Vale

Perhaps Planning Minister Rob Stokes is starting to feel the heat over the imminent devastation of the Manly Warringah War Memorial Park? We talked to long time locals appalled by the plan to develop this irreplaceable asset.

Manly Vale Bushland Death Knell

Plans by The NSW Department of Education to destroy nearly 4 hectares of bushland in order to expand the Manly Vale Public School were approved by the Sydney North Planning Panel this week despite community protests and the submission of less impactful alternative proposals. Enregistrer

New Environmental Vision for Sydney

Major environmental professional, community and university groups have banded together to produce an environmental vision as part of the Greater Sydney Commission (GSC) planning process.

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