Inspirational young people, especially young women, are taken climate matters into their own hands.

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The Australian federal election is just one front on which women and young people are making a transformative difference in the climate change battle. Film, article and science below. THE POWER OF ACTIVISM The film “The Power of Activism” from Academy Award nominee Steve Pasvolsky and Producer Michelle Dado-Millynn shines a positive new light on […]

Australia’s Emissions Explained 2 – Rewiring Australia

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Graph and article from rewiringaustralia.org We have represented Australia’s domestic emissions data in a way that enables us to think about domestic economy decarbonization separately from export economy decarbonization. We separate out 2 categories, (1) the domestic emissions that support our domestic economy from (2) the trade emissions that count on Australia’s emissions budget, but […]

Australia’s Emissions Explained 1 – Rewiring Australia

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Graph and article from rewiringaustralia.org We have represented Australia’s domestic emissions data in a way that enables us to think about domestic economy decarbonization separately from export economy decarbonization. We separate out 2 categories, (1) the domestic emissions that support our domestic economy from (2) the trade emissions that count on Australia’s emissions budget, but […]

Antony Green election analysis

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The federal election result shows a shift in Australian politics, Antony Green says By chief election analyst Antony Green SMH Posted Sun 22 May 2022 at 2:48pmSunday 22 May 2022 at 2:48pm, updated Sun 22 May 2022 at 3:58pmSunday 22 May 2022 at 3:58pm Anthony Albanese will become the 31st Prime Minister of Australia. (AP: Rick Rycroft) Australia […]

How to start – from RenewEconomy

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Labor must move quickly on climate and energy: Here’s a list of things to do RenewEconomy Giles Parkinson, Sophie Vorrath & Joshua S. Hill 23 May 2022 22 Wind farms are not that scary. Australia voted decisively on Saturday to oust Scott Morrison and his Coalition government from office in what was a stinging rebuke […]

Vote by phone if you’ve got COVID – thanks to Dr Monique Ryan (Kooyong independent)

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image: ELLIS PARRINDER, SMH Telephone voting rules changed to allow Australians with Covid to vote in federal election Anyone who tested positive after 6pm last Friday will be eligible to use phone service after independent candidate threatens legal action over issue Paul Karp @Paul_Karp Fri 20 May 2022 08.54 AEST Eligibility for telephone voting will […]

Fusion’s fired up Adrian Whitehead predicts crimes-against-humanity prosecutions for leaders of recent Australian governments who have prevented action on climate change.

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A REFRESHINGLY CANDID FUSION CANDIDATE TELLS IT LIKE IT IS ABOUT THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY AND OUR RECENT GOVERNMENT’S COMPLICITY IN ‘CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY’.

Jane Caro tells us how we can shake up the “shit and shit-lite” duopoly with our votes.

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VIEW INTERVIEW WITH THE ELOQUENT AND ASTUTE JANE CARO Image:  from Dr Carl Heslop twitter account

Tomorrow will tell us whether public will is stronger than political will on climate change

Image: This election, more people list climate change as their number one issue, according to ABC’s Vote Compass.(AAP: James Ross) Federal election 2022: Labor and Coalition climate change policies both breach the Paris Agreement. So what does the science say? from abc.net.au By national science, technology and environment reporter Michael Slezak Posted Wed 18 May 2022 […]

The poorest will be hardest hit by climate change

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from Croakey Health Media Climate justice concerns are not a prominent election focus. Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash Climate policies should aim to reduce rather than increase inequalities and poverty Melissa Sweet Kellie Caught Wednesday, May 18, 2022 Climate emergency, Federal Election 2022, Health inequalities, Housing, poverty, Social determinants of health People on low […]

Community member in Jagajaga electorate steps up in the face of widespread eco-anxiety

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INTERVIEW WITH ZAHRA MUSTAF CANDIDATE FOR JAGAJAGA,  VICTORIA

Sex got our attention, but Reason won out – for climate action.

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INTERVIEW WITH ANDREW JOHNSON REASON PARTY CANDIDATE

Some vision for our leaders…

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Image Karen Alsop: © Climate and Health Alliance 2021; Australia in 2030: Possible Alternative Futures Story from theconversation.com 6 books about the climate crisis that offer hope Published: May 18, 2022 5.59am AEST Authors Euan Ritchie Professor in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Centre for Integrative Ecology, School of Life & Environmental Sciences, Deakin University Erin […]

Use voteearthnow.com to help the 90% get heard by government

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Graph: What voters want. Almost 90% of us now believe climate change is a problem – across all political persuasions Published: May 17, 2022 5.59am AEST Author Michelle Baddeley Associate Dean Research/Professor in Economics, UTS Business School, University of Technology Sydney  If a week is a long time in politics, three years is an eternity. […]

I want my vote to count for nature: how do the major parties stack up?

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The Conversation.com Published: May 16, 2022 3.33pm AEST Authors Sarah Bekessy Professor in Sustainability and Urban Planning, Leader, Interdisciplinary Conservation Science Research Group (ICON Science), RMIT University Brendan Wintle Professor in Conservation Ecology, School of Ecosystem and Forest Science, The University of Melbourne The animals and plants at risk of extinction finally made it onto […]

Why major parties should not have the balance of power

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(Cartoon by Mark David | @MDavidCartoons) Independents may be our only shot at helping the environment By Gerry Georgatos | 15 May 2022, 4:00pm | 13 comments | From Independent Australia .net Our governments should be ashamed of decades of neglect in scaling back carbon and methane emissions. In the upcoming Federal Election, we must […]

Greens will negotiate with climate as 1st priority in the event of hung parliament

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WATCH VOTE EARTH NOW’s ROB EISENBERG INTERVIEW DAVID SHOEBRIDGE Adam Bandt reveals Greens’ wish list for Labor in event of hung parliament The Greens have firmed up their wishlist for the likely event Labor comes looking for a deal should they fail to form a majority government. Ellen Ransley @RansleyEllen 2 min read May 16, […]

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