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Unfudge Our Future

As the Federal Government works on Australia’s recovery plan we have a huge opportunity to make our voices heard and call on our leaders to reimagine how we grow out of this challenging time. The only sustainable way forward is …

Support the Australian Bushfire and Climate Plan

“The Federal Government must urgently address climate change, and rapidly phase out the burning of coal, oil and gas which is driving more dangerous fires,” said Mr Greg Mullins, former commissioner of Fire and Rescue NSW.

Over June and July …

PwC Must Quit Minerals Council

By Rhiannon Hardwick

 

350 Australia’s national week of action kicked off on Monday the 10th of August, with human billboards outside PwC’s head office in Brisbane asking the company to wash its hands of the coal lobby.

 

After …

COVID-19 response must address climate change

By Celine Lai

On 8 April 2020 the Australian Senate established a Select Committee to enquire into the Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals and organisations were invited to make written submissions before the end of May. Many of …

Energy efficient living

By Joan Day

 

Recently, I watched two videos from the City of Stirling produced to educate the ratepayers and residents in lieu of personal workshops during the Covid isolation. One video was about why we should install solar PV …

Fossil Fuels Subsidised?

By Greg Hocking

Queensland Nationals Senator Matt Canavan recently denied that the government subsidises Australia’s fossil fuel industry.

However, Jeremy Moss, Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of New South Wales, has debunked that claim in The Conversation and …

There can be no climate justice without racial justice

By Rehana Khan & the 350 Perth team

 

In our June 2020 newsletter, a member of our team wrote a brief article acknowledging the Black Lives Matter protest that happened in Perth that month, and emphasised that there can …

Climate Bills in Federal and State Parliaments

By Rehana Khan

 

In the near future, independent MP Zali Steggall will introduce a private member’s Climate Change Bill into Federal Parliament, and Greens MP Tim Clifford  will be introducing a Climate Change Act in the WA State Parliament.…

Repower Australia

Renewable Energy in Australia – The “Repower Australia Plan”

By Celine Lai

 

The “Repower Australia Plan” is a joint project between the Australian Conservation Foundation, GetUp!, Solar Citizens, the Nature Conservation Council, Environment Victoria, and 350.org. It has been …

Carbon Dividends to bring down emissions

By Rod Mitchell

Australia needs much more aggressive cuts in emissions to reach net zero by 2050 as shown by the graph below:

Emissions graph

Note: LULUCF= Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry

The Citizens’ Climate Lobby of Australia advocates for …