Archive | Asia Pacific projects

Winter travel and acting on climate change

JCJ is launching a special appeal to travellers leaving southern Australia for warmer parts. Check out our great projects that will have real impact. Why not support them with money you would otherwise put into carbon offsets?  See our Donate page. Please also pass on our print-ready brochure to your friends who are travelling – JCJ […]

Can you support BGREEN too?

Michael Chew is one of JCJ’s supporters who travels to Asia to study and work among poorer communities. When Michael got around to reviewing the extent of his trips, he realised that he had travelled a large number of air miles over two years. He felt he should make some sort of compensation to the planet  […]

JCJ successful Asia partnership

Stephen Bygrave’s visit to Sri Lanka in September was a great success. In his words, ” lots of goodwill, big hearts, open minds. Great relationships between NGOs. Government also open to input. Very few negative statements or feelings”. Stephen is CEO of Beyond Zero Emissions, which has demonstrated the technical feasibility of 100% renewables in Australia. […]

Bon Voyage Stephen Bygrave

Join JCJ and BZE supporters over a drink to wish Stephen well on his trip 6pm Wednesday 2nd September Naked for Satan bar, 285 Brunswick St, Fitzroy Come to their top floor with views to the city   What is this trip about? We are building links with people and groups here in Australia and […]

Event – Seeking 100% renewables in Asia

Come and hear Stephen Bygrave of Beyond Zero Emissions. Stephen will talk about the first of his planned trips to Asia to promote 100% renewables not coal. 12.00 – 12.45pm, Wed 22 July Ground floor meeting room 60 Leicester St, Carlton  (the environmental hub near Victoria Market) Bring your own lunch.  Donations towards the cost of the […]

Renewables over Coal in Asia

Help us send a technical expert to Sri Lanka in September 2015 to link with environmentalists, experts, NGOs, government and industry leaders to empower them to bring about alternatives to coal. Our project aims to contribute to the wave of interest in clean energy that is building across Asia, and help to neutralise Australian attempts to expand […]

Appeal – Oil spill in Bangladesh

Please help us act on this appeal from BGreen Project founder Fadia Hasan. In Bangladesh, in December there was an oil spill in the fragile and internationally recognised Sundarbans. This event focused the minds of participants at the January BGreen conference, which JCJ supported financially. Can you take appropriate action by Thursday (cut-off date for […]

Youth gather in Bangladesh

JCJ is calling for financial support for the BGreen Conference in January 2015. The 2014 conference was a massive success and was attended by 150 people, and successfully built community partnerships among organizations in Bangladesh. Organisor Fadia Hasan says “Youth is our biggest resource in Bangladesh today and mobilizing them in the direction of responsible environmentalism may be […]

Journeys needing support

People from the Asia Pacific are participating in some fantastic Journeys around Climate Change. JCJ is delighted, and keen to support the organisers where we can. JCJ is working towards linking people in the countries involved. Our dream would be for individuals from one country in the Asia Pacific to take part in other Journeys, […]