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Practical community action towards a climate just world

Date and Time: 
Friday, May 6, 2011 -
4:30am to 6:00am

Jura welcomes Nicky Ison for a special presentation on practical community action towards a climate just world.

This presentation will:

  • Highlight exciting stories of European community energy projects;
  • Discuss the social change benefits and challenges of community renewables in responding to climate change and creating a more just world;
  • Provide an overview of what is happening with community renewables here in Australia; and
  • Enable space for all present to discuss what we can do together to develop community renewable energy projects, with a particular look at the role of anarchists, activists and interested people.

Bio: Nicky is a climate change and renewable energy activist, practitioner and researcher. She has recently returned from a study tour of 28 community renewable energy projects and organisations across Europe. Nicky is a founding member of the Community Power Agency, a new social enterprise designed to support the set up of community renewable energy projects in Australia. Currently, the Community Power Agency is supporting the development of a proposed community wind farm in New England, NSW.