If you had a program that was reducing household energy costs, cutting greenhouse emissions and creating jobs, you’d think any government would be keen to keep it, right?
The Victorian has missed a golden opportunity to get a massive environmental gain for minimal financial pain. They have ignored a once-in-five-year chance to halt a threatening process listed...more
I had been aware and concerned about climate change for many years and had been trying hard to engage people around me on this issue. I started attending rallies, letter writing events and phone...more
Our new Campaigns Director, Alex White, starts today. Here's what he has to say about why he came to Environment Victoria.
Back in 2012, I spent three months working on the Obama campaign...more
On 29 November Victorians will head to the polls to cast judgement on the Napthine Government. With just 100 days to go until polling day Environment Victoria CEO Mark Wakeham takes a looks at...more
About four years ago I felt that I must take an active part in environmental protection, protection of the natural environment, and that governments were not putting sufficient effort into...more
Today, August 19, is Earth Overshoot Day. That means that in just eight months, the Earth’s 7 billion inhabitants have used up a year’s worth of the Earth’s resources.
Last Friday the pot lines at Alcoa’s Point Henry aluminium smelter near Geelong were switched off. In coming months up to 800 workers will be seeking new employment. On Wednesday the owners...more
Q. Would you guess plastic production is increasing or slowing down?
A. Correct! There was more plastic produced in the last 10 years than in the entire 20th century.