The United States and United Kingdom have increased their commitments to tackle the climate crisis this decade.
With scientists issuing a "code-red warning" to humanity, it's time for Australia to put its shoulder to the wheel!
Join the national Day of Action for Australia's 2030 Climate Target on Friday 1 October.
Call for Prime Minister Scott Morrison to take a strong 2030 target to the COP26 climate summit.
Here's how you can get involved:
With half the country in lockdown, we're organising a social media blitz to allow the community to have its say on Australia's 2030 climate target.
But we need your help to build a cache of 150 photos so we can kick off the day and make the #MatchBorisAndBidenOnClimate hashtag go viral.
STEP 1: Prepare your message for the Prime Minister or nominate the specific 2030 target you'd like to see for Australia. (E.g: "Scott Morrison, will you match Boris and Biden's climate target?" or "Zero emissions by 2030"). Check out the Climate Council's research on what targets are needed.
STEP 2: Take a COVID-safe selfie, or if it's safe to do so, organise a group photo for the day or get creative.
STEP 3: Upload your photo via this webpage to appear on the 'selfie wall' that will be published on Friday 1 October.
STEP 4: Stand by for an email on the morning of Friday 1 October to remind you to share your photo. We'll provide instructions for how to join the social media swarm to ensure our message gets on the Federal government's radar.
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