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-{{News box item|The '''[[2010 Walk Against Warming]]''' on Saturday 15 August 2010 targeted marginal seats in the '''[[Australian federal election campaign, 2010|2010 Australian federal election]]'''}} 
-{{News box item|The solar array and system at the '''[[Knox Leisure Works]]''' designed and installed by Robert McCauley of '''[[RJM Sunpower]]''' has won an Award for Excellence from the '''[[Clean Energy Council]]'''.}}+{{News box item|[[Image:2015 Peoples Climate March Melbourne DSC 2253.JPG|right|150px]] 785,000+ people attended 2300+ Peoples Climate Change events in 175+ countries in November 2015 just prior to the [[COP21]] conference. Over 60,000 people attended the [[Peoples Climate Marches November 2015‎]] in Melbourne}}
-{{News box item|The '''[[Victorian government 2010 climate change whitepaper]]''' was released on 26 July 2010, with a target to reduce emissions by at least 20% by 2020 compared to 2000 levels.}}+{{News box item|[[Image:2014-09-21 Peoples Climate March Melbourne 600 0584.JPG|right|150px]] Over 30,000 people attended the [[Peoples Climate March September 2014]] in Melbourne}}
 +{{News box item|[[Image:2014-08-10-Anglesea-Coal-Mine-Rally-600 9497.JPG|right|150px]] Over 500 people attended a rally demanding the closure of the [[Alcoa Anglesea brown coal mine and power station]]}}
-{{News box item|'''[[Green roof 131 Queen Street|The Green roof at 131 Queen Street]]''' (Melbourne, Australia), the first roof garden retrofitted to an existing commercial building in Melbourne, was unveiled on 15 July 2010.}}+{{News box item|[[Image:2014-06 Solar Power global.jpg|right|150px]] Top 10 countries for solar PV capacity in 2012}}
-{{News box item|The '''[[Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan]]''' produced by [[Beyond Zero Emissions]], was launched in Melbourne, Australia to a packed audience at Melbourne University on Wednesday 14 August 2010.}}+{{News box item|[[Image:AntarcticaTemps 1957-2006.jpg|right|150px]] The '''[[West Antarctic ice sheet]]''' is collapsing due to global warming, three studies have concluded. Sea levels predicted to rise 3m in 100 years.}}
-{{News box item|Some content from the [[Alternative Technology Association]] is now published on Greenlivingpedia. You can view a summary of content via '''[[:Category:Alternative Technology Association|this category]]'''.}}+{{News box item|[[Image:2014-01-16 Australian heatwave.jpg|right|150px]] Australia experienced an '''[[Australian heatwave January 2014|extreme heatwave during January 2014]]''' with maximum temperatures in excess of 40C were experienced on 4 successive days.}}
-{{News box item|The first production [[Green cars|electric vehicle]] arrives in Australia, but the [[IMiEV electric car]] is very over-priced at 70K. [http://www.caradvice.com.au/60591/mitsubishi-i-miev-preview-electric-cars-land-in-australia/ link]}}+{{News box item|[[Image:Solana Power Plant.jpg|right|150px]] The '''[[Solana solar power plant]]''' was commissioned in October 2013. The plant in Arizona features arrays of solar mirrors and energy storage using hot salt.}}
-{{News box item|South Australia mandates all new houses to have a '''[[Building energy efficiency standards|six-star energy efficiency rating]]''', announced 19 April 2010. [http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/04/19/2876113.htm link].}}+{{News box item|[[Image:2013-03-04 Angry Summer Report Australia.jpg|right|150px]] '''[[Australian summer of 2012-2013 was the hottest ever|The summer of 2012-2013 was the hottest summer in Australian history]]'''. January 2013 was the hottest month. January 7 2013 was the hottest day.}}
-{{News box item|The '''[[Transition Decade]]''' was launched by David de Kretser, Victorian Governer, at a mass public event in Melbourne Town Hall on Sunday 14 February 2010.}}+{{News box item|[[Image:2013-03 Australian Solar Power.jpg|100px|right]] Australia's solar era dawns with over 1.5 million rooftop power stations - equivalent to three medium sized coal-fired power plants.}}
-{{News box item|Greenlivingpedia's front page background is going dark green this week as part of '''[[Great Australian Internet Blackout]]''' protest January 25-29th 2010.}} 
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-{{News box item|Up to 90,000 Australians participated in the '''[[2009 Walk Against Warming]]''' in Australian cities and regional centres on 12 December 2009. Speakers urged the Australian government to participate in a binding international agreement to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions and set [[Australian emission reductions projected|strong emission reduction targets]] at the Copenhagen Climate Change conference in progress.}} 
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-{{News box item|Concerns are raised by developing nations about a leaked draft agreement at the '''[[Copenhagen Climate Change Conference 2009|Copenhagen Climate Change Conference]]''' on 8 December 2009. }} 
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785,000+ people attended 2300+ Peoples Climate Change events in 175+ countries in November 2015 just prior to the COP21 conference. Over 60,000 people attended the Peoples Climate Marches November 2015‎ in Melbourne
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The West Antarctic ice sheet is collapsing due to global warming, three studies have concluded. Sea levels predicted to rise 3m in 100 years.
Australia experienced an extreme heatwave during January 2014 with maximum temperatures in excess of 40C were experienced on 4 successive days.
The Solana solar power plant was commissioned in October 2013. The plant in Arizona features arrays of solar mirrors and energy storage using hot salt.
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