Is John Brumby really a leader on climate change or is he dressing up business as usual with spin? Taegen Edwards from YCAN investigates.
Every Wednesday until 24 November 2010
5.00pm to 6.00pm
112 Smith Street, Collingwood
Don’t miss the most important action of the year!
Join us to put the heat on our politicians at this state election to Replace ALL of Hazelwood brown-coal power station.
Saturday 6 November, 1pm
State Library, corner Swanston and Latrobe streets, City
An info session on the Vote Climate campaign for the Victorian Election. Come along to find out how you can be involved.
October 13th, 2010 @ 6:00 pm
Level 2, Kindness House, 288 Brunswick St, Fitzroy
According to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the planet has just come through the warmest decade, the warmest 12 months, the warmest six months, and the warmest April, May, and June on record. Despite this, and despite releasing a white paper with a 20% emissions reduction target (YCAN will be analysing the white [...]
Sunday 4 July
1.00pm to 4.00pm
Melbourne Girls College, Yarra Blvd, Richmond
In this election year let’s get some action instead of backflips…
The campaign to Replace Hazelwood power station with renewable energy (and energy efficiency) is gathering strength. You may have seen the coverage in the media recently as well as Hazelwood’s owners’ outrageous attempt to sabotage energy efficiency programs. Hazelwood brown coal-fired power station near Morwell is Australia’s most polluting power station. Replacing it with renewable [...]
Just under two weeks ago many of us at YCAN received a media release from Peter Batchelor, the Victorian Minister for Coal Industry Profits, trumpeting the recent Green Jobs Action Plan released in the State Budget on 4 May. As some environment groups had praised the plan, one of our members decided to investigate to [...]
Credit where credit’s due. At the dawn of 2009, John Brumby, and his Minister for the Environment and Climate Change, Gavin Jennings, announced the formation of four new national parks in Victoria. These national parks aim to protect sections of Victoria’s stressed River Red Gum ecosystems, and two of the parks will be jointly managed [...]