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 Melbourne Times has been forced to issue a correction after an article’s claims about the Vote Climate campaign were proven to be false. This is YCAN’s statement regarding the matter.
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.
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
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 [...]
Yesterday Julia Gillard announced some of the Labor Party’s climate policies. Debate amongst the YCAN team has centred on whether these are the worst policies ever, or the second worst. The Labor Party cannot even pretend to care about climate change now. These policies will see Australia’s emissions continue to rise rapidly while the impacts [...]
The election has been called and the circus begins. Amongst the sea of spin and annoying catch phrases, it can be hard to find some substance – and sometimes, the best thing to do is to create it! We need you to help with the Vote Climate campaign.YCAN, together with several other local community groups [...]