By connecting with communities on the frontlines of the first climate impacts in Victoria and helping them to organise, we’re demonstrating that the climate crisis is already here and now in Victoria.
With stories from these communities, we are making a powerful case for ambitious climate policies from the state government that rapidly lower emissions, create jobs, and protect communities from climate impacts.
May 02, 2021
MEDIA RELEASE - 2 MAY 2021Friends of the Earth response to Victorian Emissions Reduction Targets announcement: The Andrews government has announced Victoria’s climate strategy including Emissions Reduction Targets of 28-33 percent below 2005 levels by 2025 and 45-50 percent by 2030. The long-awaited announcement...Read More
April 23, 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: 23 April 2021Communities look to Vic govt for climate leadership as Morrison fails to hit reset button at Biden Climate SummitFriends of the Earth say that communities are looking to the Victorian government to show greater leadership on climate after Prime Minister...Read More
February 22, 2021
Friends of the Earth have launched a new report on the job-creation potential of Victorian climate policies at the Gippsland office of Australia's first proposed offshore wind farm, the Star of the South. The new report contains University of Melbourne modelling that shows the Victorian government...Read More