Our home's human population passed 7 billion on October 31 2011, pushing hard against the limits of its capacity to support life as we know it. This night-time satellite image captures a sense of the extent of our domination of Earth. The Northern Illawarra Sustainability Alliance (NISA) works to raise awareness and encourage change for a sustainable future.


  • TEC Public Forum on Coal Mining in the Catchment A public forum on coal mining in the Special Areas When: Friday May 3 6:30 to 8pm Where: The Escarpment RoomThirroul Community Centre Panel: David Kitto - Department of Planning ...
    Posted 27 Apr 2013, 22:01 by nisa nsw
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Key issues include:
  • climate change
  • sustainable food and water
  • biodiversity
  • renewable energy
  •  coal, coal seam gas, oil
  • carbon capture and storage
  • resource depletion
  • local environment
The International Energy Agency finds a transition to gas  will not keep global warming below 2 degrees. Gas is no panacea for climate change. A direct transtion to renewable energy now is possible, cost saving and in the public interest of NSW, Australia and the rest of the world.