Anne Young

Anne is a primary school teacher and children's author. She is teaching children about sustainability from an early age. Her class runs the school's recycling program which reaches into the surrounding community. The class is also running a worm farm and is responsible for composting for the entire school. She believes that sustainability involves everything from baby steps at an early age to global politics.

Blog Posts

The value of 'development' for tribal peoples

Posted on 22 February 2014 by Anne Young

Around the world ‘development’ is robbing tribal people of their land, self-sufficiency and pride.

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Professor Ross Garnaut's Lecture at UWA (2 June 2011)

Posted on 3 June 2011 by Anne Young

Professor Ross Garnaut, the nation’s chief independent climate advisor, doesn’t believe in worrying about the things he cannot change. He just works “quite hard” on the things he can. Western Australians were treated to an example of his hard work yesterday as he packed 3 engagements into half a day in Perth.

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What Can I Do?

Posted on 7 May 2011 by Anne Young

What can I do to reduce my carbon footprint? There has been much talk and public debate about taxes, trading schemes, emission cuts and jobs lost or gained. Putting all that aside, what role can each individual play in reducing one’s carbon footprint?

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