mining sacred ground
Indigenous leaders share their stories
7pm Wednesday 22 October 2008
Friends of the Earth
312 Smith Street, Collingwood, Melbourne
Jethro Tulin, Ipili, Papua New Guinea
Neville â€˜Chappyâ€™ Williams, Wiradjuri, Australia
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?
FoE members and supporters feedback, October 2008
Every two years we ask our members and supporters to provide feedback about the organisation and the campaigns we are working on.
Attached is this years form, we would greatly appreciate your time in answering as little or much as you want of the questions below.
Save the Murray
Plug the Pipe
WE NEED YOUR HELP
Where: IN YEA TOWNSHIP
Melbourneâ€™s gateway to the Goulburn and Murray Rivers
When: SUNDAY 26TH OCTOBER @ 11AM
Friday September 26, 2008
"Clean Coal is a Dirty Lie," say cleaning ladies.
The Climate Cleaning Ladies have taken to Flinders St. Station to see if there is such a thing as clean coal.
"We have been scrubbing coal all morning and all that's happened is we're now covered in coal dust, and as dirty as the coal," said Sadie Brown of the Climate Cleaning Ladies.
September 30 2008
Rudd must reject Garnaut's low climate change targets
of the Earth Australia has described Garnaut's report as a "recipe for
disaster" and called on the government to reject his proposed low-end
carbon pollution targets.
Professor Garnaut's Final Report outlining the science and economics of climate change and emission trading was released today.
Wednesday 24 September 2008
Greenhouse Mafia Captures Politics
The Greenhouse Mafia representing major polluters from the fossil fuel industry were out in force this morning capturing Government, and their climate policy, to make sure business as usual greenhouse emissions continue in the face of dangerous climate change.
6pm Thursday October 16th
Friends of the Earth, 312 Smith Street Collingwood
Online tools offer climate change activists and groups excellent
opportunities and strategies to build the movement. Websites, egroups,
blogs, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr and other applications are being used
extensively by community organisersâ€¦ But how well? How can online tools
be harnessed most effectively to recruit, engage, energise, strategise
and sustain grassroots climate change activism?