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With great fanfare I would like to announce the inaugural “Schools who follow Brewongle’s blog photo competition”. The prizes will be huge (mmmmm…) and include free posting of your great shots on this blog…. One of my favourite blogs is written by an ex-lecturer of mine Ian Lunt. Last year he ran a competition of before and after ecological restoration photo’s. You can see the entries and winners here. This got me… Read More

I have just finished reading some thought provoking hand written letters from some of our nation’s best scientists. These were not analyses of data or the usual science abstracts but heartfelt, emotion filled letters about how they are feeling about climate change and our response to it. Read some of them here. The letters resonated with me as I have found myself feeling increasingly frustrated by our lack of response to the… Read More

A fantastic video from the students of Main Arm Public School on the north coast of NSW. They have been completing the sustainability action process as part of the Climate Clever Energy Savers program run by the NSW Environmental Education Centres. Here at Brewongle we have just approved grants for many Western Sydney Schools who submitted some excellent proposals to save energy in their schools. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFQ_x4JOiRI&feature=youtu.be

Comleroy Rd PS sits astride a ridge near Kurrajong with fantastic views towards the Blue Mountains and Wollemi Wilderness areas. A perfect backdrop for a visit from Brewongle staff to begin the Climate Clever Energy Savers program. Comleroy Rd PS are one of many schools statewide who are currently embarking on the Climate Clever program. Students develop plans of action to reduce electricity use in their schools and apply for fundign to… Read More

It is with great fanfare and drum rolls that we announce that this fantastic program is up and running again this year! – TA DA…..Climate Clever Energy Savers (CCES) is a student centred, project based learning model that has been a huge success in NSW public schools for the last four years. The aim is to help students design projects that will save energy in their schools. Students investigate energy, climate change, school electricity usage and develop strategies… Read More