With Dr Keith Lovegrove a solar thermal expert with the Climate Change Institute at ANU (Canberra); Dr. Peter Burdon a Senior Lecturer at the Adelaide Law School; Gary Rowbottom the Chairperson of Repower Port Augusta, and technical officer at Alinta Energy’s Pt Augusta Power Stations. Plus Darrin Spinks the Executive Director of Heliostat SA.
(Join CLEAN for street campaigning at this event) Waterside, March 29 11.30am
11 Nile Street, PORT ADELAIDE
The Hon Mark Butler MP Federal Member for Port Adelaide invites you to a free community preview screening of Lights Out for the Reef plus guest speaker Daniel Spencer, National Campaigner, Australian Youth Climate Coalition. Info and reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 08 82420733
The South Australian Government’s “Roadmap for Unconventional Gas Projects in SA” opens up huge areas of the state for the exploration and extraction of shale gas, coal seam gas and tight gas through the process of Hydraulic Fracturing or ‘fracking’.
There is substantial evidence that the industry causes groundwater contamination & depletion, increased greenhouse gas emissions, loss of agricultural land and has negative health impacts. Come along to this free public forum to learn more. There will be local and interstate speakers including:
On the 21st of April 2012 Mark Ogge from BZE with help from Gemma, Pas, Des and Michael from CLEANSA helped to launch the Repowering Port Augusta report. The report contains a blueprint for how the coal fired power stations in Pt Augusta can be replaced with Concentrating Solar Thermal.