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We need your help

We've just finished the poster for the climate change relay and we need your help to get the poster out into the region. We are particularly keen to get a copy of the poster at as many beach access points as we can. If you live near one or regularly go down to the beach please download the poster, print off a copy (A3 or A4), laminate it and put it up at the access point. Or if you work at a school, visit a library or live next to a neighbourhood centre or are somehow connected to another location where you think a...

QCC calls on Premier to back Renewable Energy

Media Release:  29 August 2014                                      Premier Newman must publicly Support Renewable Energy in Queensland-QCC According to Queensland Conservation (QCC), recommendations by the Commonwealth’s Expert Review Panel, to reduce or remove the Renewable Energy Target (RET) are an attack on the future of Queensland, on small business, on jobs, on the cost of living and on a cleaner environment....

Thank you for registering

Thank you for registering for the Sunshine Coast Climate Change Relay. It is promising to be a great event and we are really excited that you will join us on the day. The relay is likely to be the first event in the world to commence on the 21st of September so the eyes of the world will be upon us. Detailed maps for all stages can be downloaded here. To stay up to date with the latest news on the relay make sure you join the event on facebook which will also help you to...

Two massive projects-one special Forest-says SCEC

MEDIA RELEASE 21 August The region’s peak environmental advocacy group continues to call for an urgent rethink of the location and scale of two major projects due to the combined impacts on an environmentally significant forest and the local community. With the proposal for a 534ha off-road motorcycling facility and the current design for the Steve Irwin Way to Caloundra Road upgrade requiring the clearing of 24 hectares, the Sunshine Coast...

Gathering for the Forest this Saturday-Note location change

LOCATION MOVED TO GLENVIEW GARDENS 17 GLENVIEW RD DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER NOTE: VENUE HAS BEEN MOVED TO GLENVIEW GARDENS 17 GLENVIEW ROAD, GLENVIEW WHY IS THIS FOREST SO IMPORTANT? FIND OUT MORE HERE

Climate Change Relay

Click to view large version. On the 23rd of September 2014 UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will host a global climate summit involving leaders of government, business and civil society. On Sunday the 21st people around the world will be running events in their community to show their concern about climate change and their support for strong leadership on the issue. Millions of people have already registered for thousands of events with mass rallies planned in London, Rio, New York, Berlin and Melbourne. The Sunshine Coast Environment Council will host a Climate Change Relay to join our voice to the global...