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12 & 13th November 2016
Lots more at http://www.slt.org.au/festival
Politicians tell us they can't take climate emergency action to protect us all from climate impacts until the public demands it.
Yet large sections of the public are lulled into thinking it can't be all that bad since neither politicians nor the media are reporting on climate impacts or discussing solutions.
Our public broadcasters, ABC and SBS, might be the only bodies that is sufficiently trusted and powerful to break this impasse by reporting honestly and regularly about climate impacts
Sign the petition here:
The Wilderness Society is ran a series of Climate and Nature Senate Candidate Forums around the state.
Launceston on Thursday 2nd June, 5.30pm at The Boathouse, 55 Lindsay St, Invermay. More Info here
Hobart on Monday June 6th, 12.30pm lunchtime at Hadley's Hotel, 34 Murray street, Hobart. More info here
Rosny on June 30th 5.30 - 7.30pm in the Rosny College Auditorium, 20 Bastick St. Rosny. More info here
Australia went to the polls 2nd July. Our next federal government will almost certainly be the very last one to have any chance of helping to prevent a serious climate catastrophe that will last for many generations. The whole world, including Australia, needs to act urgently. Mother nature is already showing us that time is running out.
It’s important to know where the major parties stand on the key issues of tackling Climate Change and protecting the environment.
There are some handy Party Policy Scorecard links here.
Delivered by Tasmanian of the Year Jane Hutchinson on the theme 'Lofty Ambitions, Great Expectations and Achieving Carbon Neutrality'
Candidates from all parties were invited by Oxfam Australia (Tas) to present & answer questions on their climate policies.
When: Tuesday 14th June at 6:30pm