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 +{{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}}
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-Image:Asian rooftop gardens.jpg|[[Asian rooftop gardens]] 
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-Image:Millerton roundhouse winter.jpg|[[Millerton round house]] 
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-Image:PasoSolarPanels4.JPG|[[Paso Robles house]] 
-Image:Box Hill house front.jpg|[[Box Hill house]] 
-Image:30 The Bond inside.jpg|[[30 The Bond]] 
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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
Over 30,000 people attended the Peoples Climate March September 2014 in Melbourne
Over 500 people attended a rally demanding the closure of the Alcoa Anglesea brown coal mine and power station
Top 10 countries for solar PV capacity in 2012
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.
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.
Australia's solar era dawns with over 1.5 million rooftop power stations - equivalent to three medium sized coal-fired power plants.


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2014 Peoples Climate
2014 Peoples Climate
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2014 Close Anglesea coal mine
2011 Carbon price rally
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Tropical cyclone Yasi
2009 Victorian bushfires
2009 Victorian bushfires
2011-2015 Victorian government scorecard
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Orange stormwater harvesting
Orange stormwater harvesting
Samsø renewable energy
Samsø renewable energy
Freiburg sustainable transport
Freiburg sustainable transport
North South pipeline
North South pipeline
Victorian desalination plant
Victorian desalination plant
Stop logging Melbourne water catchments
Stop logging Melbourne water catchments
Melbourne water usage
Melbourne water usage
Swimming pools
Swimming pools
Save Brown Mountain forest
Save Brown Mountain forest
2008 Walk Against Warming
2008 Walk Against Warming
Geothermal energy in Australia
Geothermal energy in Australia
CERES electric car
CERES electric car
350.org
350.org
Australian climate action groups
Australian climate action groups
Donald solar power
Donald solar power
2009 Climate Emergency Rally
2009 Climate Emergency Rally
Human sign in Melbourne, May 2009
Human sign in Melbourne, May 2009
Kubuntu Linux
Kubuntu Linux
2009 Walk Against Warming
2009 Walk Against Warming
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Melbourne eastern cycle route


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