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Power From the Ground Up

December 14th, 2008 · No Comments

The Age newspaper yesterday published an excellent article by Michael Green on the Australian Climate Movement. The article, entitled “Power From the Ground Up”, represents perhaps the first time that the media in Australia have paid close attention to the climate movement as a distinct and emergent phenomena in national politics. It features interviews with James Whelan from The Change Agency, and members of the Families Facing Climate Change Action Group.

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Listening Tour Builds Connections With Coal Communities

November 20th, 2008 · No Comments

The Brisbane-based community group Six Degrees launched the Coal Communities Listening Project on 17th November in Gladstone. The Listening Project is an innovative investigation of the social, economic and environmental effects of the coal industry on the lives of everyday Queenslanders, by everyday Queenslanders.

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Walk Against Warming 2008

November 11th, 2008 · No Comments

Walk Against Warming 2008 is Australia’s biggest day of action on climate change. In Sydney, participants will have the chance to meet their local community climate groups and be given the tools to start new groups where none exist already.

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Four Power Plant Shutdowns in Seven Days

November 10th, 2008 · No Comments

4 power stations in 4 states have been shut down by peaceful community protesters in the past week.

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