Sydney is becoming an urban planning disaster - virtually no new open space will be created to ameliorate the building of over 30,000 new homes in one of the biggest housing development programs in Sydney's inner West – resulting in "major implications for present and future generations" says TEC's director, Jeff Angel.
TEC's SOS Green Spaces campaign is growing! The need to protect Woollahra's impressive urban tree canopy featured in a motion passed by the Council this week, reinforcing tomorrow's early morning rally outside local MP and Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton's office on New South Head Road.
With Australia’s chief scientist, Alan Finkel, delivering a Review of Australia’s energy options today, let's get the facts straight about the link between climate change and energy bills, says TEC’s director Jeff Angel.
SHOCKED by the plastic waste she saw on isolated beaches during an overseas holiday, a Beecroft resident has inspired more than half the retailers in Beecroft to stop plastic bags destroying our planet. It starts in Beecroft this Friday at 11.30am!
What will life in cities like Sydney be like if the sky is crowded with buildings rather than open sky and trees? TEC Director Jeff Angel calls for a major legislative revamp to protect the public's right to breathing space.
Plastic grass is being spruiked to councils all across Sydney, and enthusiastically embraced, with little thought for the health and safety hazards. The people who live in Penshurst don't want their naturally lovely and spacious park covered with plastic. Council is doing it anyway.
Our councils work hard for us, but many Sydneysiders are questioning development proposals rushed through by councils with more focus on cash for trees than liveable spaces for people. Here’s a prime example.
Koalas will pay the price as taxpayers front $9 million dollars towards “panic development” designed to create new suburbs crammed with up to 40,000 new homes, across one of the Sydney’s last remaining heritage landscapes.
Sydney's tree-lined suburbs are already being replaced by cookie cutter streetscapes - the removal of a cluster of casurinas in Avalon for a bed of small plants offering no shade for humans or birdlife is just one example.