If an election were held today who would win? Gillard? Abbot? The results from the 100% Renewables polling of 12,000 people show that large-scale solar power is far more popular than either of our two major party leaders. With 95% of Australians saying they want the Government to invest in building large-scale solar – it is an electoral winner. Vote 1 Big Solar!
Over four weekends in March and April, volunteers from Darebin Climate Action Now (DCAN) and Yarra Climate Action Now (YCAN) spoke to over 500 people from Reservoir, Preston, Northcote, Fairfield, Alphington and Clifton Hill about their views on the development and funding of large scale solar power in Australia.
We found overwhelming support (87%) for the construction of big solar in Australia.
Let’s make Martin Ferguson pay some Big Attention to Big Solar.
Big Solar Poll door-knocking – Sat March 31 and Sat April 14 in Clifton Hill and Preston, 1-4pm including training session.
Email taegen -at- ycan.org.au to let us know you are coming
Come along to Yarra Climate Action Now’s launch of the national Big Solar Campaign. Saturday 3 March, 1-3pm **NOTE NEW INDOOR LOCATION** North Fitzroy Primary School – Corner of Fergie St and Alfred Cres, North Fitzroy. Just across the road from Edinburgh Gardens. We will be having a delicious picnic, a short presentation on [...]
Tell your MP you want big solar for Australia by sending him/her a specially designed card. Details in this post.
We have until December 8 to send a picture submission to the expert review panel designing the Clean Energy Finance Corporation. Let’s ask them to build big baseload solar plants in the sunniest country in the world. Simple instructions to follow in this post.
Originally published in ABC’s The Drum. By Andrew Bray As the shift to clean energy transforms the competitive landscape of the world economy, Australians face some very big decisions indeed. The cheap, fossil fuel-based energy that has been our economic trump card until now is starting to look more like a dud hand. So where [...]
Around forty people spent last Saturday afternoon doorknocking in Clifton Hill and North Fitzroy as part of the 100% Renewables campaign. Doorknocking happened in around 40 neighbourhoods and towns all over Australia capping off a few months of action, where ordinary people knocked on the doors of their neighbours and gathered 20,000 conversations about renewable [...]
YCAN will be knocking on doors, surveying Clifton Hill residents on their attitudes to renewable energy on Saturday 28 May for 2 hours. This event is part of the national 100% renewable energy campaign, which is aiming to collect 20,000 surveys across Australia to be tabled in Parliament by Independent Rob Oakeshott in June. We [...]
Wednesday 28 July
6.30pm to 8.00pm
Level 2, Kindness House, 288 Brunswick St, Fitzroy