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SUBMISSION - VIC Summit Paper Extension

Make a submission in response to the VIC Summit Paper. The closing date for submissions has been extended to Monday 4th August 2008

The Summit Paper submissions will feed into the green paper.

They have extend the submission period which suggests that they have not been getting many submissions.

Perhaps people should tell Brumby not to build a new coal and and de-sal plants.

In the words of someone on ABC radio on Saturday morning of the 5th of July (quote not accurate)

"I no longer care about Brumby making the right decisions I just dont want him to make any more wrong ones"

admin – Sun, 2008 – 07 – 06 08:01

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EVENT - Climate Justice Seminar

Climate Justice Seminar

Date: Saturday 2 August

Time: 11am-5pm (register from10.30am

Venue:Old Arts Building, University ofMelbourne (See map attached)

Cost of registration: $10/5 (concession)

Lunch available
Stalls space available for a wide range of groups

Agenda:

11am-12.15: Opening plenary:Where are we at and whatgovernments doing about the climate emergency

Speakers:

● David Spratt, author ofClimate Code Red andfounder of Climate Emergency Network – what climate science tells us isnecessary to save the planet

admin – Sun, 2008 – 07 – 06 07:35

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EVENT - Garnaut Climate Change Review Draft Report Public Forums

Garnaut's draft report is being released today. Professor Garnaut will be hosting public forums from 7 to 11 July 2008 in cities around Australia for discussions with the community on the Draft Report. These forums will provide an opportunity for individuals and organisations to discuss the Draft Report with Professor Garnaut and the Review Secretariat.

Perth (FULL) - Perth Town Hall - 7 July 2008 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Adelaide - Adelaide Town Hall - 8 July 2008 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Melbourne - Melbourne Town Hall - 9 July 2008 - 10:00am to 11:30am

admin – Fri, 2008 – 07 – 04 05:19

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NEWS - New Coal Power Plant for VIC

Just days before the Garnaut report is released the Brumby Government has shown either gross incompetence or a commitment to destroying the planet or prehaps both by approving a new $750 million, 400 megawatt brown coal power station for the Latrobe Valley which will seek to be up and running by 2013.

The project was announced under the topic “A Fairer Victoria” on the ALP website.

Brunby's 2005 Announcement as innovation minister

admin – Fri, 2008 – 07 – 04 05:16

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PETITION - 7 Sunrise Solar Rebate

7 Sunrise has finally set up a petition to get Kevin Rudd's Federal Labor to removed the $100K means test on solar.

Visit http://au.lifestyle.yahoo.com/sunrise/ to sign the petition

This follows 7 Sunrise's 2006 Campaign to get the Solar rebate reinstated after the Howard government threaten to defund it.

170,000 people signed the petition back then.

admin – Mon, 2008 – 06 – 30 07:24

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EVENT - Melb - 5 Jul - Climate Emergency Rally

Date: Saturday, July 5, 2008
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: City Square
Street: Corner Swanston and Collins Streets
City/Town: Melbourne, Australia

The next key climate event in Melbourne.

We are going to form a 140-metre-long human sign to spell the words "Climate Emergency". Please organise your group to send endorsement, tell everyone you know, and come on the day wearing something red to symbolise emergency.

Fecebook page

admin – Thu, 2008 – 05 – 15 14:44

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EVENT - Melb - 15 Jun - Anti Plup Mill Rally

THIS EVENT IS NOW CANCELED DUE TO ANZ REFUSAL TO FUND GUNN"S PULP MILL

Date: Sunday, June 15, 2008
Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: ANZ Towers
Street: 55 Collins St
City/Town: Melbourne, Australia

Destruction of native forests are a significant contributor to global warming.

Join this rally to halt global warming and Tassie forest destruction
convince ANZ not to fund the pulp mill.

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NEWSLETTER - April 08

We have released the April Newsletter.

Features include a review of James Hansen's latest work and the 300 ppm CO2 target and a look at the Garnaut Review including submission advice.

Download newsletter by clicking here. (440 KB PDF)

admin – Wed, 2008 – 04 – 16 08:44

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