Eat less meat to fight climate change

Eat less meat to fight climate change

Eat less meat to fight climate change Many people these days are aware of the link between eating meat and climate change. Raising large animals, particularly beef cattle, has a significant impact on the level of carbon dioxide and other gases in the atmosphere. The...
Changing rain patterns affect Macleod

Changing rain patterns affect Macleod

Changing rain patterns affect Macleod Many members of Sustainable Macleod have commented on the changing temperatures we are experiencing in Melbourne. According to the Bureau of Meteorology, 2019 was the warmest year on record, with severe and lasting droughts....
Cooling the heat island

Cooling the heat island

Cooling the heat island Urban infrastructure (ie. roads, footpaths, buildings, and concrete driveways) contributes significantly to the build-up of heat in the environment. The Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect can add 2-4 degrees Celsius in cities. Compared to rural...
Banyule Community Climate Action Plan

Banyule Community Climate Action Plan

Banyule Community Climate Action Plan Banyule City Council has released the final version of the Community Climate Action Plan in response to the declaration of a climate emergency by the Council in 2018. The Plan is a companion to the Banyule City Council’s...