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Local Action & CRAG Model – Get ClimateWise Now! – How to reduce your carbon emissions – 18 October

Posted in Events, Models by Ferne Edwards on October 11th, 2007

Climate change requires urgent action by all. In recognition of this Manningham City Council has taken the lead to initiate the carbon rationing action groups (CRAGs) to pool community enthusiasm and resources to make a real practical difference now.

Residents of Manningham have the opportunity to learn how to make substantial reductions in their carbon emissions and create change by becoming involved in Carbon Rationing Action Groups (CRAG’s) & recieve product discounts and have a chance at getting one of 10 home energy audits valued at $120.

The ‘Get ClimateWise Now!‘ program is offering residents a series of eight workshops covering topics such as solar electricity, solar hot water and heating, domestic wind energy, electric transportation options, biodiesel, green building & retrofits, greens financing, food miles and serious recycling with discounts and exciting offers for carbon rationing participants.

The first session involves an introduction into the 8 practical workshops that will occur plus 2 exciting speakers on:
– Carbon Rationing Action Groups
– Green financing – learn how to pay for solar hot water systems, photovoltaic arrays, and any other sustainable systems.

Thursday 18th October 6.45-9pm
Council Chambers, 699 Doncaster Rd, Doncaster
Kay Toussaint 9840 9348 or eepadmin @manningham.vic.gov.au
Free

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