It’s cold in my house and the price of gas is going up – what can I do?

Tim Forcey

Tim Forcey

Tim Forcey recently had the above article published in “The Conversation”. The article was very popular with 19,000 “reads” in less than 1 week.

Tim is asking if BCCAG members are feeling the cold in their home. If so he is happy to offer free advice on this heating concept. By doing this Tim can collect data on community views and understanding on this concept!

Tim can be contacted at or 0419 019 864

Monthly Meeting – Wednesday 29 July 2015
Dr David Etheridge
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Flagship


Event: BCCAG AGM & Monthly Meeting
Speaker: Dr David Etheridge
Subject: The polar ice sheets contain information on climate change and its causes, which is essential for the prediction of future change. The ice sheets themselves have large roles in the earth system, especially sea level. This presentation will look at new evidence of climate changes and sea level that polar research is finding from the ice sheets.
When: 7:30pm Wednesday 29 July 2015
Where: Sandringham Uniting Church Hall 21 Trentham St, Sandringham
Flyer: A4 Flyer PDF
Dr David Etheridge

Dr David Etheridge

Dr David Etheridge is a principal research scientist with CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Flagship. His work involves the long term change in greenhouse gases and ozone-depleting compounds. He has led 8 field programs on the polar ice sheets, researching atmospheric composition change, climate change, and ice sheet dynamics. He is also investigating the possible impact on the atmosphere of new energy technologies, such as coal seam gas and geological storage of CO2.

David is also a resident of Bayside.

WHAT: National Science Week Events
WHEN: Saturday 15 August to Sunday 23 August
WHERE: Beaumaris Yacht Club

To cover key aspects of science and research, natural history and management of Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary and Port Phillip Bay.

High quality and engaging sessions will be delivered by experts across many subjects: marine research, geology and fossil beds, foreshore plants, Port Phillip Bay history, Aboriginal Heritage and the role of citizen science and how to participate.

BOOKINGS: Event information and free tickets are at National Science Week
ORGANISER: Marine Education Science and Community Centre (MESAC) 

RAP Project

Plastic bags are killing our environment. Bayside Climate Change Action Group has used its Bayside Council grant to join REPLAS in a project that recycles soft plastic waste and turns it into outdoor furniture etc). READ MORE