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June 29, 2021

Love your work.

Love your work. Do something meaningful. Boost your wellbeing. It’s no secret that having a sense of purpose is one of the best ways to enhance your overall wellbeing* and, if you have the time and the energy, volunteering can contribute greatly. But what to do, and where to start? Inspired by NBC’s environmental awards […]

The lights are ON

Our first Sunny and Share installation, funded by our Community Giving Fund and private donations, was launched at a lunch party at Pioneer Clubhouse. 

In spite of the cold and rainy day, there was a great crowd who enjoyed yummy food, a raffle, a sale of artwork and freshly potted succulents, speeches, a cake, fairy lights, music and dancing. How lovely to see so many friends and supporters, including the Mayor Michael Regan, Councillor Candy Bingham, CEO of One xx, and xx, Federal MP Zali Steggall’s chief of staff.

Zero Emissions Diary

The last six months have been our busiest so far. This is a quick run down of just some of the things we’ve been up to.  19 May: Kirsty & Anna from ZESN’s Advisory Group and Ursula attended the breakfast panel with Matt Kean MP, NSW Minister for Energy and Environment and Chris Bowen MP, Shadow Minister […]

June 28, 2021

Schools working together

Sustainability stories, wormy tales and lots of bright green ideas at the second meeting of the Zero Emissions Schools Network – Mosman.

May 20, 2021

Volunteers warmly welcomed

Volunteers warmly welcomed. Passionate about taking action on climate change? As more people in our communities want to lower their emissions and our work expands, we are very keen to hear from you and your friends. Drop us an email! Give Lesley, Markets program leader, a call on 0410 621756 about our Markets. Email Ursula, […]

May 19, 2021

Winning prizes and kicking goals

It’s been a week of winning prizes and kicking goals. On Tuesday 18 May Mosman Rotary Club named Ursula Hogben their “Living for Climate Champion”, for taking individual actions to reduce her carbon footprint. Ursula accepted the award from Zali Steggall MP at a lunch at Mosman Rowers. Meanwhile, north of the Spit Bridge, a […]

Sunny and share – an update

Sunny and share is go! It only took two days for a team of three Solarpro solar installers to add a 13.3 kW system to the roof of local charity Pioneer Clubhouse. “We’re all thrilled to see the solar panels going on the roof,” says Megan Robert, recovery support worker at Pioneer Clubhouse. “It’s not […]

April 15, 2021

Small steps on a long road

As we take small steps along a long road it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the huge challenges we face in addressing climate change. However, there’s hard science to prove that small cumulative actions are an essential part of driving community change. And, most important, they can make you feel much better! Remember, small steps, long […]

April 8, 2021

EV Me Now: affordable electric vehicles

An electric car may be more affordable than you think. Two events coming up in April offer the chance to find out more about affordable electric vehicles.  First, come to EV Me Now!, a free webinar presented by renew.org next Monday 12 April at 7pm. Clive Attwater, Vice-President of the Australian Electric Vehicle Association, will give an […]

March 25, 2021

Feed-in charges?!

Feed-in charges?! No way! The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) today released a draft determination on how to integrate more small-scale solar into the electricity grid. The paper addresses the problem of ‘traffic jams’ on the network, caused by small-scale solar feeding into a grid infrastructure which was designed when power only needed to flow one […]