MEDIA RELEASE The influential Vote Climate candidate analysis has been released for the Melbourne by-election. Put together by local community groups, Vote Climate ranks and analyses the global warming policies of candidates via a questionnaire and independent research. “Our aim is to sort the wheat from the chaff and provide the voting public with information”, [...]
The Vote Climate website is now online, with a detailed scorecard comparing the climate policies of the main parties for the upcoming Victorian state election. YCAN has also released a scorecard specifically for the seat of Richmond. Get past the spin and inform your vote.
Last week a climate change candidates forum was held at the Community Church of St. Mark in Clifton Hill. Candidates from the Labor, Liberal, Green and Socialist parties for the Victorian seat of Richmond were in attendance. This is a short report on what was said.
While we still don’t know who will be our Prime Minister, one thing is clear – the Greens have been the big winners in this election. Adam Bandt, Sarah Hanson-Young, Bob Brown and Richard Di Natale. Photo: AAP Here in the seat of Melbourne, Adam Bandt won his party’s first ever lower house seat (in [...]
Many of us are doing what we can in our homes to cut carbon pollution and save water, and now the government must do its part. Bush fires, floods, sea-level rises and drought — climate change is already harming us all and will get rapidly worse, unless we take urgent action. Denial and delay are [...]
Sunday 4 July
1.00pm to 4.00pm
Melbourne Girls College, Yarra Blvd, Richmond
The Australian Greens continue their attempts to inject some common sense into the climate change debate. Yesterday they launched a proposal for a two-year carbon tax to start in July 2010 to begin the shift towards a zero carbon economy while a longer-term policy is sorted out. The tax will be $20 per tonne of [...]