WANT TO SECURE VICTORIA's RENEWABLE ENERGY LEADERSHIP?... JOIN US ON TUES SEPT 20 TO FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED:
It has been a little over two months since the Daniel Andrews government committed to ambitious and achievable Victorian Renewable Energy Targets. Yet the celebration of the VRET outcome has been short-lived as fossil fuel interests are mounting an attack on the proposal.
A coordinated campaign from fossil fuel lobbyists and boosters in the media has blamed renewable energy for recent power price spikes in South Australia, national leader in renewable energy. The climate-denying think tank, the Institute of Public Affairs, have come out against the VRET. And so has The Australian, publishing a front-page article attacking the policy.
Fossil fuel interests will do anything to stop our transition to 100% renewables. They're prepared to sacrifice jobs, investment in communities, and our climate to protect their own interests.
Yes 2 Renewables are ready to defend renewables... But we can't do it alone.
Please join us for an informal campaign info night on Tuesday September 20. You'll meet the Yes 2 Renewables team and fellow community members who want to rollout renewables. Snacks and beverages will be available. And no prior knowledge is needed.
Attendees will find out about our strategy to defend renewables, secure the Victorian Renewable Energy Target, and grow community energy.
* Leigh Ewbank, Yes 2 Renewables national coordinator
* Em Gayfer, Y2R community energy coordinator
* Pat Simons, Y2R cleantech jobs coordinator
SPECIAL OFFER - BIKE RAFFLE:
Yes 2 Renewables run on a shoestring budget. Those who support our campaign by becoming a monthly donor in September will go in the running to win a bike (valued at $475) from i am free bicycles, Fitzroy. You can become a monthly donor* here > https://friendsofearthmelbourne.nationbuilder.com/y2r_monthlydonation
* Donations are tax deductible
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Collingwood, Victoria 3066
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