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.
Is John Brumby really a leader on climate change or is he dressing up business as usual with spin? Taegen Edwards from YCAN investigates.
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.
Wednesday 3 November, 5.30-6.30pm, 112 Smith St, Collingwood.
For the last nine months, rain, hail or shine, committed members of Yarra Climate Action Now have been “rebranding” Richmond Labor MP Richard Wynne EVERY SINGLE WEEK!
We would like to invite you to celebrate the 40th rebranding in a row with us!
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 [...]
Unfortunately, the Gillard Prime Ministership has gotten off to a very bad start. Within 24 hours of her swearing in, the Federal Government was signing a deal to export brown coal – the world’s dirtiest, most greenhouse gas intensive fuel – to Vietnam. The greenwash was coming in thick and fast from the Trade Minister [...]
A video about our weekly rebranding sessions, pressuring the Labor Party and the Brumby Government to get our of the pocket of the coal industry an start doing something real about the climate crisis – such as transitioning Victoria out of coal and to renewable energy.