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Urgent Rally – IT’S TIME to Stand Up to Big Polluters

May 7th, 2009 · 1 Comment

IT’S TIME to:
- Stop handouts to big polluters
- End the influence of the fossil fuel lobby
- Fast-track clean, renewable energy
- Create green jobs and protect the climate
Details: 10am-12noon, this Saturday 16th May, Sydney Town Hall. March to ALP Offices (377 Sussex St, Sydney).
Speakers: Cate Faehrmann (Nature Conservation Council of NSW), Senator Bob Brown (The Greens), Simon [...]

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Switch off the CPRS, Switch on Renewables

March 30th, 2009 · No Comments

On 27th March, community groups across Australia organised demonstrations outside the offices of 40 Members of Parliament, calling for their opposition to the inadequate Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme.

See http://stepitupaustralia.wordpress.com/ for more photos and stories.
The actions were the first of four community joint actions for 2009. See http://climatesummit.org.au/ for more information.

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Climate Protests Erupt Across the Country

December 17th, 2008 · No Comments

A string of protests have erupted across the country in angry response to the Federal Government’s announcement on Monday that Australia would only cut its greenhouse gas emissions by between 5 and 15% by 2020. At the same time, a coalition of over 60 Australian environment and community groups have united to condemn the Rudd’s announcement of what amounts to an ineffectual greenhouse reduction target.

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Step-in to step it up

October 13th, 2008 · 1 Comment

A blitz on local Federal MPs in the lead up to the release of the White Paper on the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme.

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