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Safe Climate

Updates on Safe Climate campaigns and programs

Frack Free NT Update

Thank you to everyone who has made a call to the offices of Chief Minister Gunner and Minister Vowles in recent weeks to keep up the pressure for a frack free NT. We also launched an action at the banks Find out more »

What can you do about Climate Change?

Talk to others: Have the discussion, start the debate, plant the seed, spread the word. Most people trust their peers as a reliable source of information, even if its just a place to start. Discuss it with friends, family members, Find out more »

Roadmap to Renewables

The NT Government has committed to adopting a renewable energy target of 50 per cent by 2030. The commitment includes commissioning advice from an independent panel of experts chaired by Mr Alan Langworthy. The findings from the panel will be used Find out more »

McArthur River Mine Overburden Management Project (EIS)

The draft Environmental Impact Statement ( EIS) for McArthur River Mine Overburden is now available for public comment. Comments are to be submitted on or before COB Wednesday 3 May 2017.  ECNT has a copy of the draft EIS on display Find out more »

We Did It Darwin!

Hundreds played their part to ensure Darwin was on the map for the Peoples Climate March – they helped achieve Darwin’s biggest climate march ever!  In sweltering heat, over 500 people marched from Stokes Hill Wharf to the Darwin Waterfront to call for Find out more »

I love the environment - so don't cut our funding

Regarding comments made in Parliament

Dear friends, Unfortunately the NT Mines and Energy and Planning Minister Dave Tollner made some outrageous comments about the Environment Centre in parliament yesterday.  We feel moved to respond in an open letter given that he has used parliament time Find out more »

Scoping an Australia – Asia Interconnector to grow regional renewable energy and energy security

The Environment Centre NT is partnering with research, consulting, power distribution and renewable energy organisations in Australia and Indonesia to host a workshop to scope connecting the electricity grids in Northern Australia and Southeast Asia to catalyse the generation and Find out more »

Solar power tower Spain

NT Solar Summit 2013

NT Solar Summit 2013, Wednesday 12 June 2013, 8 am – 2pm, Darwin Convention Centre Free event. All welcome. Read more and download the flyer. The Northern Territory is a global solar hotspot! The NT Solar Summit 2013 will bring Find out more »

Solar panels at Millner Primary School

Safe Climate

The Territory’s lifestyle, the economy and our globally significant conservation values are threatened by climate change. Climate models indicate global carbon pollution levels must fall by at least 40% below 1990 levels by 2020 to prevent the world’s climate from Find out more »

Walk Against Warming 2010

Carbon Pollution

Global carbon pollution levels must fall by at least 40% below 1990 levels by 2020 to prevent the world’s climate from overheating and seriously damaging ecosystems, economies and communities. The amount of greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide and methane, Find out more »