FoE Climate Justice Speakers

We have presenters available to offer informed and comprehensive information sessions in order to stimulate discussion and empower people to become active in the fight against climate change. FoE is a grassroots environmental organization with a strong emphasis on social and global justice. We working closely with people who are directly affected by climate change and is well positioned to present the issue from their perspective.

The presentation explains the science behind Climate Change in a clear and accessible manner and explores the injustices emerging as the effects of Climate Change worsen. Our speakers will discuss proposed technological, political and cultural solutions to this global crisis, drawing on the current research of key experts including David Spratt, Phillip Sutton and James Hansen. The presentation goes for about 30 minutes plus discussion time and is free of charge, however any contribution towards our travel expenses is greatly appreciated.

You can request a speaker using this form

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BHP BILLITON AGM: URANIUM MINER FAILS THE TEST IN NATIONAL WATER WEEK

MEDIA RELEASE 23/10/08
BHP BILLITON AGM: URANIUM MINER FAILS THE TEST IN NATIONAL WATER WEEK
 
With today's Annual General Meeting of BHP Billiton in London coinciding with National Water Week in Australia, anti-nuclear campaigners are protesting outside the company's Melbourne office calling on it to address its outrageous water profligacy and mismanagement at the Roxby Downs uranium mine.

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Talking up for the Territory

Talking up for the Territory

Firsthand accounts of the impacts of the nuclear industry and the Federal Governments’ ‘Intervention’ on indigenous communities in the NT.

6.00 pm

Monday 27th October

Friends of the Earth
312 Smith St. Collingwood

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International Indigenous solidarity gathering starts this week

For our LAND, our CULTURE, our SOVEREIGNTY... Protecting our planet, defending our communities!

The Latin American Solidarity Network (LASNET), Friends of the Earth (FoE) in conjunction with other solidarity organisations will be hosting a gathering for Indigenous and non-Indigenous activists who are supporting Indigenous resistances and struggles.

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Position Available: Participatory Action Research Coordinator

Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation and Friends of the Earth are seeking an experienced social researcher to coordinate anexciting new collaborative project.

The Participatory Action Research Coordinator will assist the Yorta Yorta people define their aspirations for Working on Country and an ideal “joint management” model to achieve these, by organising workshops and facilitating YYN members to illustrate their interests and capacity to work on Country and engage in NRM. The role would suit someone with experience in participatory action research (or equivalent), community development, and capacity building who enjoys collaborating with others in a creative learning environment.

Applications are due Midday Wednesday 19th November. Click here to download a position description and application guidelines.

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Indigenous leaders share their stories

mining sacred ground

Indigenous leaders share their stories

7pm Wednesday 22 October 2008
Friends of the Earth
312 Smith Street, Collingwood, Melbourne

Speakers:
Jethro Tulin, Ipili, Papua New Guinea
Neville ‘Chappy’ Williams, Wiradjuri, Australia

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What does the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) need to include to achieve real action on climate change?

What does the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) need to include to achieve real action on climate change?

Ross Garnaut has released his final report on Australia's proposed Emissions Trading Scheme, outlining how he thinks Australia should tackle the growing climate crisis. But does his model provide for real action on climate change and a just transition to a low carbon economy?

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