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Pages tagged "Climate Justice"

Victorian Liberals tear up environmental credentials

The Baillieu Liberal opposition have broken decades of bipartisan support for nature conservation in opposing a Bill to create new red gum national parks debated in parliament last night.

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Climate Justice in the Asia Pacific

A discussion of the activites of the regional climate justice movement at the recent UNFCCC climate talks in Bangkok, and a report-back on the struggles for land and climate justice in Indonesia. October 28.

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Next save 'Solar Systems' rally on October 30

The federal government must guarantee Australia's first large scale solar power plant.
Please join the next rally on October 30.

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Zero emissions homes within reach

In  the  wake  of  Victoria’s  warmest  and  driest  winter  on record,  environment  groups  today  called  for  new  building standards  to  reduce  emissions  and  water  use,  and  to  help  the state’s  homes  and  families  cope  with  future  temperature  and price  shocks. 

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Victorian Government's Climate Change Green Paper

Premier Brumby has released the first stage of the Victorian Government’s plan - their Climate Change Green Paper.  There is an opportunity to tell the government what you expect them to do on the question of climate change. 


Submissions are due by September 29.

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the Big Melt - climate justice tour

Find out about climate change in the 'roof of the world' and what it means for Australia and Asia. Public forum in Melbourne, monday August 17. The tour finished on August 19, check here for images and reports.

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Demand climate justice in Copenhagen

We have just launched our postcard campaign for the climate talks in Copenhagen, which will happen this December

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Green paper highlights need for stronger climate action but fails to deliver

Friends of the Earth has welcomed the State Government's recognition of the seriousness of the climate problem contained in the Green Paper, released today, but has warned the paper fails to plot a path away from coal.

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A green New Deal for Victoria

Two weeks ago we launched a brief document called 'a green New Deal for Victoria', which was a first attempt to articulate how our state could respond effectively to the interconnected issues of recession, accelerating climate change and growing energy costs and insecurity.

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lets get our housing regulations right – more jobs, less greenhouse

A straight forward way to drive the creation of green jobs, and in particular new jobs in manufacturing in Victoria, is to make sure our houses are built to a higher energy standard.

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