ACTION NETWORK AUSTRALIA: http://www.cana.net.au/
This is a network
of over 25 regional, state and national environmental, health,
community development, and research groups from throughout
Australia. Their aim is to tackle the planet's most challenging
environmental problem - climate change.
The website is very
informative about global warming affecting Australia and our
planet, and gives clear and simple summaries of the important
issues around global warming and climate change that have come
out of the Kyoto Protocol. It is very user-friendly and suggests
other links that will be helpful.
The site includes
a TAKE ACTION page and also offers a page on cutting our personal
pollution. It is worth checking out all the possibilities on
OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE: www.dfat.gov.au/environment/index.html
This site offers
a comprehensive run-down on government positions on a variety
of environmental concerns. Clicking on 'Climate Change' gives,
briefly, theAustralian Government's position on this important
issue. The site is user-friendly.
The Australian Greenhouse
Office is the lead Commonwealth agency on Greenhouse matters.
This site is user-friendly and provides information about Government
initiatives in the area of Greenhouse emissions, etc.
FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE: unfccc.int/resource/convkp.html
This is an invaluable
site for anyone who wants to go further in exploring the Convention
and its relationship with various countries including Australia.
PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE: www.ipcc.ch/
the problem of potential global climate change, the World Meteorological
Organization (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme
(UNEP) established the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
(IPCC) in 1988. It is open to all members of the UNEP and WMO.
The role of the IPCC is to assess the scientific, technical
and socio-economic information relevant for the understanding
of the risk of human-induced climate change."
This site is worth
visiting and its links provide opportunities to further explore
United Nations Environment Programmes world-wide.
is an important resource for fairly up-to-date information
Change. It is very user-friendly. The information it offers
is concise and understandable. There is an excellent "Background
and Guides to the Main Issues" section.
SOCIETY - AUSTRALIA: www.wilderness.org.au/
To access the information
on Climate Change on this site, simply click on Media Releases
and then again on Media Releases, November 2000 - The Hague
Climate Conference - Australian Government Caught Out in Carbon
Following this there
are other links to pursue, as well as background information.
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