Pages tagged "Climate Justice"
Victoria's Climate Change Bill - where to under the Coalition?
On Friday July 1, the Victorian Climate Change Bill comes into force. Amongst a range of measures, it commits Victoria to a 20% reduction in greenhouse emissions by 2020.Read more
what does the election outcome mean for Victoria's environment?
2010 the big election Year
FoE worked hard to ensure that there was a good outcome for the environment and the community from the November 27 state election.
You can find all our election materials and the Party scorecards here.Read more
Caucus Meeting: An excellent opportunity to talk to your MP
The entire Labor caucus has been ordered to an unprecedented weekend brainstorming session this Sunday 5th Feb. It is being touted as an opportunity for all 102 MPs to workshop policy ideas and strategies and in particular raise any concerns they have in their electorates with the PM and the cabinet directly. So – THIS WEEK is the best opportunity we have to get our message to each of our local federal members, so that on Sunday the government hears loud and clear from across the country that Australia wants a strong Basin Plan that restores the health of the river for future generations. Ringing or visiting your MP is easy and powerful – you can find talking points and background info here as well as search for your MPs details.Read more
Daring Banner Drop Highlights Napthine's Backward Stance on Climate Change, Energy
This morning, environmental group Quit Coal have unveiled a giant banner from the top of Flinders Street Station, calling on Premier Napthine to 'get off the coal train and get on track for renewables'.
Trade union climate conference
The Victorian Trades Hall Council Climate Change Working Group together with the Climate Emergency Network is hosting a climate change conference for trade unionists and local activists, on Saturday October 9thRead more
Climate Change Bill tabled in Parliament
The Climate Change Bill 2010 was introduced to Parliament on 27 July 2010.
The main objective of the Bill is to create a new framework to help Victoria respond to the challenges of climate change and establish a target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent compared with 2000 levels by 2020.Read more
Climate White Paper a Game Changer
The Victorian government has taken a bold step forward and substantially advanced the climate debate with the release of the final details of its White Paper on climate change.Read more
Walk Against Warming 2010
This year we’re taking our message for a safe climate straight to the people that matter most – the voters. This year we’re asking you to join us for the first ever Great Suburban Walk.
Sunday 15 AugustRead more