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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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Protest Actions Ramp Up On Day Two

December 17th, 2008 · No Comments

Climate protests across the country continued on the second day following the announcement of the Federal Government’s emission reduction targets. Whilst there was no shortage of frustration and anger, the Climate Movement also displayed an impressive degree of creativity.

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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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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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