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Are we reaching a tipping point?

Are we reaching a tipping point? We’ve all heard about tipping points when it comes to the climate, points of no return (which in a climate disruption context are often described as ‘runaway climate change’) or otherwise described as the point of moving from one stable state to another.  What we don’t often speak of […]

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Report Back (the last 12 months)

Report back from It’s Up 2 Us Campaign September 2017 – September 2018 (word of warning, this is a longish read) As always it’s been a challenging and difficult time for those of us working for a just and sustainable world.  As I write this report I and our community are reeling from a third […]

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It’s been a while

It’s been a while since I had the space and time to write in this blog.  I have been up to lots, and will share some of that in coming weeks.  However I just came across this article and wanted to share it.  It is a summary of some thoughts on the IPCC process from […]

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What We’ve Achieved Together

Look what we’ve done together. So many people from so many background all working towards a shared vision for a better future. Who would have through changing the course of the future could look so good! There have been massive gatherings of people power and creative media making disruptions. We’ve built skills together, trained each other and […]

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Phew…. there’s much to do

What on earth! Did someone just say it’s December? As I reflect on the past couple of weeks I’m blown away by what I’ve been able to accomplish and participate in – and it probably shouldn’t be a surprise I have so little time for updating this blog 🙂 Let me share a little with […]

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What does Climate Leadership look like?

During the last few weeks we have been receiving repeated news that we are currently in a ‘Climate Emergency’ and unprepared to deal with the consequences.  The Northern Hemisphere passed the 2 Degree threshold (even if only briefly) and it’s got climate scientists running out of adjectives with many despairing at our lack of adequate […]

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Post Paris – a new reality?

I’ve just started back after a few weeks away and after an epic few months as one of the key organisers for the Perth Climate March – the largest rally for the climate Perth has seen 🙂 – and I’m doing some planning about where to focus my efforts and how to work effectively throughout […]

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We’re Back!

Another beginning… As most of you are aware I’ve been on maternity leave, getting to know my daughter and learning about being a mum.  Our daughter Djuna Djitarara was born on the 22nd February and is beautifully healthy and happy. Check out our latest email to donors and contributors here: http://eepurl.com/bBkkB9

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Everything is going to change

Over Christmas I read Naomi Klein’s new book ‘This changes everything’ and I then went on to purchase another 8 copies and shared them with fellow campaigners and activists. It’s an excellent book and Naomi Klein has done a tremendous job in weaving together issues of environment, inequality, trade, nuclear, good security and so much […]

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Dare we hope for a better future?

There’s a heck of a lot of challenging info out there about climate change and our collective future… But dare we have hope? Are we moving towards a low carbon future? Check out this Ted Talk by Prof Peter Newman from Curtin Uni. There’s some excellent info in here and a good story to tell… […]

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