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-{{News box item|'''[[Hurricane Sandy]]''' formed over the Caribbean and tracked north, making landfall on the New Jersey south coast at Atlantic City, south of New York at approximately 20:00 (8pm) Monday 29 October 2012 EDT. Although downgraded to a tropical storm, Sandy is estimated to have caused $45b damage across 9 States.}}+{{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 world's human population reached '''[[World population reaches 7 billion|7 billion people in 2012]]'''. The challenges of curbing population growth and supplying food for everyone are key issues for the current millennium.}}+{{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|By 2030 some renewable technologies, such as solar photovoltaic and wind on-shore, are expected to have the lowest "Levelised Cost Of Electricity of all available technologies. This spells the end of the fossil fuel era. Source: '''[[Australian Energy Technology Assessment 2012]]'''.}}+{{News box item|[[Image:2014-06 Solar Power global.jpg|right|150px]] Top 10 countries for solar PV capacity in 2012}}
-{{News box item|620 million people were without power as [[Indian energy crisis July 2012|grids collapsed in India]], causing an energy crisis that lasted for several days.}}+{{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|On the weekend of 26-27 May, half of Germany was running on [[Solar power in Germany|solar power]], with solar plants producing 22 gigawatts of electricity – equal to 20 nuclear power stations at full capacity}}+{{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|On 5 June 2012 the Wilderness Society is holding a special event on [[World Environment Day Melbourne 2012|World Environment Day]]. It’s going to be big – 1 hectare in fact. Come along if you can.}}+{{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|In May 2012 the [[Replace Hazelwood campaign]] enters a critical phase with the Australian Federal government in negotiations with the owners of Hazelwood and other polluting power stations to close down three of them. Sign this '''[http://www.change.org/replacehazelwood petition]''' to support the closure of Hazelwood}}+{{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 '''[[Sustainable Smart Town Program]]''' is a three stage program that Heyfield is showcasing as the first town to become sustainable as a whole community targeting 25% plus of its population.}}+{{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| February 2012. The draft Murray Darling Basin Plan could save the Murray. But it doesn't take into account climate change. The mighty Murray - and the rivers that flow into it - have been teetering on the brink of collapse. Now there’s a national plan to turn things around for our rivers – the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. But instead of looking after our rivers for the long term, the draft Basin Plan is heavily compromised and doesn't even take into account the future impact of climate change. Visit '''[[Save the Murray River]]''' for actions you can take to improve the plan.}} 
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-{{News box item|'''[[Boxing Day]]''' on 26 December has become synonymous with consumption in many Western countries, where many line up at department stores in search of bargains at "Boxing Day sales". There is an opportunity for us to rediscover the Boxing Day's traditional roots and give a gift to someone who may need it. }} 
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-{{News box item|The '''[[Durban Climate Change Conference 2011 COP17]]''' commenced on 28 November 2011 and concluded with no substantive commitments for avoiding dangerous climate change.}} 
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-{{News box item|The inaugural '''[[2011 Thousand Warrior March Melbourne|Thousand Warrior March]]''' was held in Melbourne on 5 November 2011.}} 
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-{{News box item|The '''[[Occupy Melbourne]]''' protest started on Saturday 15 October 2011. The protest was a random gathering of people concerned with outcomes from the Global Financial Crisis such as governments bailing out banks. Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle stated that the protest should be terminated on Friday 21 October 2011}} 
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-{{News box item|The''' [[Silvia Creek forest‎|forests at Sylvia Creek]]''', near Toolangi (Victoria, Australia), are being logged in July 2011 by VicForests, a Victorian State Government-owned enterprise. 
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-{{News box item|An '''[[Australian Carbon Price Agreement]]''' was announced by Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Sunday 10 July 2011. The agreement sets a carbon price of $25 per tonne for 500 companies in Australia with the largest carbon emissions. 
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-{{News box item|A '''[[Climate change national day of action Australia June 2011|Climate change national day of action]]''' was held in capital cities and towns across Australia on Saturday 5 June 2011. About 45,000 people attended rallies across Australia to support the need to price carbon pollution as one measure for taking action on [[climate change]] 
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-{{News box item|Germany announced plans on 30 May 2011 to become the first major industrialised power to shut down all its '''[[Nuclear_power|nuclear plants]]''', with the last to be closed by 2022. Environment Minister Norbert Roettgen announced the government's "irreversible" decision, which was prompted by the Japanese nuclear disaster. 
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-{{News box item|'''The [[Critical Decade Report 2011|Critical Decade Report]]''' published by the Climate Commission Secretariat in Australia in May 2011 highlighted that the global climate is changing and humanity is almost surely the primary cause. Failing to take sufficient action today entails potentially huge risks to our economy, society and way of life into the future. This is the critical decade for action..}} 
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-{{News box item|300 people attended the '''[[Australian climate action summit 2011|2011 Australian climate action summit]]''' in Melbourme on 9-10 April with activists voicing their frustration over the failure of Australian governments to develop effective climate policy.}} 
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-{{News box item|10,000 people attended the '''[[2011 climate action and carbon price rally]]''' in Melbourme on 12 March 2011 to support a carbon price and real action on climate change.}} 
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-{{News box item|'''[[Cyclone Yasi]]''' is a category 5 cyclone that impacted North Queensland on 23:50 Wednesday 2 February 2011.}} 
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-{{News box item|Extreme weather causes '''[[ 2011 Australian floods‎|massive flood events]]''' in Queensland, northern New South Wales and Victoria, Australia in mid January 2011. People with solar panels are advised to shutdown their system prior to floodwaters arriving, and seek expert assistance when attempting to restart it. See '''[[Safety Bulletin – Floods and household solar panels]]''' for more information.}} 
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