Action for week starting 3.2.2020 – Environment Defence Fund

Support the Environmental Defenders Office’s Environment Defence Fund The law is a powerful tool in the fight for climate protection.  As older citizens, many of us are better placed financially than younger members of the community to contribute to organisations that are fighting climate inaction. One such organisation that I can personally recommend to you … Continue reading Action for week starting 3.2.2020 – Environment Defence Fund

Action for week starting 27.1.2020 – People's Climate Assembly

Join the People’s Climate Assembly outside Parliament House in Canberra on Sunday 2 February The gathering is being organised by a coalition of many climate and environmental groups, including Australian Religious Response to Climate Change (ARRCC), Extinction Rebellion, Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF), The Conservation Council and The Greens.  They are also in conversation with a … Continue reading Action for week starting 27.1.2020 – People's Climate Assembly

Action for week starting 20.1.20 – focus on Newscorp

Sign the open letter to Newscorp demanding that they stop giving a platform to climate change deniers. Add your voice to the New York Times, Newscorp employees and Rupert Murdoch’s son James, to call out Newscorp’s dogmatic denials and disinformation on climate change that are contributing to politicisation of the issue and blocking climate solutions. … Continue reading Action for week starting 20.1.20 – focus on Newscorp

Action for week starting 13.1.20 – air pollution standards

Demand strong air pollution standards Australia’s air pollution standards are inadequate and outdated. They allow big polluters – like coal-burning power stations, industry and transport – to expose Australians to dangerous levels of toxic air.  Every year 3,000 Australians die from air pollution, while thousands of others suffer from respiratory diseases.  When industrial pollution combines with bushfire smoke, … Continue reading Action for week starting 13.1.20 – air pollution standards

Urgent Action (Siemens) – Please respond by Wednesday 8.1.20

Late last year Adani awarded the contract to conduct signalling on the Carmichael rail line to German company Siemans. After a massive public outcry, Siemens' CEO Joe Kaeser has said he would review the agreement.  He has said that he will decide ‘in the coming days’ whether or not his company will provide vital signalling … Continue reading Urgent Action (Siemens) – Please respond by Wednesday 8.1.20

Action for week starting 6.1.20 – Australia Institute's petition

Sign The Australia Institute’s petition to the Australian Parliament for a National Climate Disaster Fund  funded by a levy of $1 per tonne of all coal gas and oil produced in Australia. The horrific, intense bushfires affecting so many parts of Australia are unprecedented, but not unpredictable. Ever since the Australia Institute first published research – … Continue reading Action for week starting 6.1.20 – Australia Institute's petition