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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Tag: Climate action

To the editor: ‘Climate alarmist’ predictions ‘simply not true’

Columnist Gary Humphries (CW, Thursday 3 June 2021) thinks that it is okay to chant the "F..." word at the Prime Minister of Australia. Quite sad really when he also states that global warming is the greatest threat to humanity that requires urgent action.

Climate debate fuels youth hopelessness

Observers of the march through Civic on 21 May – protesting government inaction on climate change – probably fell into two camps.

ACT Government calls for fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty

The ACT Government has endorsed a treaty calling on Australia to leave fossil fuel in the ground and to stop subsidising the industry.

A thousand school students go on strike against climate change

A thousand young people and their supporters took part in the first national climate school strike since the pandemic began.

Canberra students Strike 4 Climate action

Thousands of Canberra school students gathered around Glebe Park from 12pm – 2pm to join in the nationwide mass school strike for climate action.

Towards a cleaner Canberra: ACT Government budgets for climate action

More Canberra households will be able to install solar panels and get interest-free loans for zero emission vehicles.

Barr takes on Climate Action in new-look Ministry

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr will lead the flagship Climate Action portfolio, along with Treasury, Tourism, Economic Development, and a Cabinet of nine ministers – six Labor and three Greens – in...

Bushfire Survivors call for climate action

On the National Memorial Day for fire and emergency services, Prime Minister Scott Morrison read aloud, from Parliament House, the names of 14 responders who lost their lives to bushfire last summer....

Young climate activist leading the way

Dhani Gilbert could be described as a lot of things, but the first that comes to mind is passionate.

School striker paints artworks for climate change

Impressive local teenage activist and artist Alice Harcourt is making waves on the climate change front, merging her passion for the environment and art to make a difference.

Earth Day 2020

From plastic wrapping to takeaway coffee cups (which are being used more now while keep cups are off limits due to COVID-19 restrictions), the little ways our habits impact the environment can...
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