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SIGN ON: Endorse FoE's 2035 Climate Target Submission



Unchecked climate change leaves communities exposed to intensifying bushfires, heatwaves, extreme weather, and rising sea levels. 

Victoria has taken steps to rein in emissions and protect the community from climate impacts while Federal Coalition governments refused to act.

The Victorian government has initiated the process to set the country's first Emissions Reduction Target for 2035. It's an opportunity we can't afford to miss. 

Friends of the Earth Melbourne has made a detailed submission to the panel advising the state government. We are proud to call for a science-based target of net-zero emissions by 2035.

Big polluters will be lobbying the government for weak targets to maintain business as usual... Will you sign on to Friends of the Earth's submission to show the government that the community wants action? 

Who's signing
Anitra Nelson
Jessica Wysser
Andrea Kaszick
Ben Wright
Isabelle Nah
Clare Crawford
Maria Grigg
Vicky Cogley
Luan Danaan
Nikolaus Bergman
Huw Walters
Richard Stanford
Julia Reid
Fiona Silver
Logan Shield
Thomas Timpe
Emma King
James Goldsmith
Penny Trebilcock
Joann Koch
Ying Gu
Penelope Swales
Audrey Cooke
Elizabeth Sutherland
Nicholas Smurthwaite
Marie Ann Phillips
Lucy Osman
Colleen Wysser - Martin
Cate Stirling
Greg Johnson

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Will you sign?

Victoria can build on its climate momentum, but only with a strong, science-based Emissions Reduction Target for 2035. 

I support Friends of the Earth's submission to the independent expert panel on climate targets which calls for the government to: 

  • Set a science-based target of net-zero emissions by 2035.
  • Commit to a 1.5°C carbon budget that is inline with global efforts to tackle the climate crisis.
  • Review and ratchet up Victoria's current target to halve emissions this decade. 
  • Deliver a comprehensive plan to smash the 2030 target that accelerates the rollout of renewables; gets gas out of homes, businesses, and industry; and invests in clean electric buses. 

If the government accepts these recommendations it will lock in a pipeline of jobs, attract investment to Victoria, and help protect communities from intensifying climate impacts. 

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  • Anitra Nelson
    signed 2022-05-27 09:09:28 +1000
  • Jessica Wysser
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  • Andrea Kaszick
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  • Ben Wright
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  • Isabelle Nah
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  • Clare Crawford
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  • Maria Grigg
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  • Vicky Cogley
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  • Luan Danaan
    signed 2022-05-27 08:17:48 +1000
  • Nikolaus Bergman
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  • Huw Walters
    signed 2022-05-27 08:11:51 +1000
  • Richard Stanford
    signed 2022-05-27 08:00:46 +1000
  • Julia Reid
    signed 2022-05-27 07:42:03 +1000
  • Fiona Silver
    signed 2022-05-27 07:39:33 +1000
  • Logan Shield
    signed 2022-05-27 07:33:51 +1000
  • Thomas Timpe
    signed 2022-05-27 07:31:53 +1000
  • Emma King
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  • James Goldsmith
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  • Penny Trebilcock
    signed 2022-05-27 07:10:21 +1000
  • Joann Koch
    signed 2022-05-27 06:16:17 +1000
  • Ying Gu
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  • Penelope Swales
    signed 2022-05-27 06:07:43 +1000
  • Audrey Cooke
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  • Elizabeth Sutherland
    signed 2022-05-27 04:39:41 +1000
  • Nicholas Smurthwaite
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  • Marie Ann Phillips
    signed 2022-05-26 22:36:40 +1000
  • Lucy Osman
    signed 2022-05-26 22:31:48 +1000
  • Colleen Wysser - Martin
    signed 2022-05-26 22:29:32 +1000
  • Cate Stirling
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  • Greg Johnson
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