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Mik Aidt is a Danish journalist, musician and climate action campaigner based in Australia

A possible Victorian peoples climate summit: survey

The survey closes on Friday 8 September 2017. At our last VCAN meeting, members suggested that it might be time for us to run a Victorian Summit for groups working on climate change, in their many and various ways. This was with a view to building a strong, and growing Victorian grassroots base for climate

Darebin City Council launches draft Climate Emergency Plan

Darebin City Council has produced a 76-page draft Climate Emergency Plan. There aren’t many municipalities, if any, around the world which have done that – so this is a step to take special notice of. Now the councillors would like to know whether the residents of Darebin think they are on the right track, so

This weekend the climate emergency is out in the open

Stall at the SLF: collecting signatures for the Climate Emergency Declaration Interview with festival director about the climate emergency 16-minute radio interview with Sustainable Living Festival director Luke Taylor about his ambition for the festival that dares to mingle with “the mother of all issues” – the climate emergency. The interview

Climate emergency campaigning workshop 1

Presentations at the Victorian Climate Action Network forum – a ‘climate emergency campaigning workshop’ – held on 11 September 2016 in Melbourne. David Spratt: Why is emergency-scale action necessary? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_LO8iUs1qY “We need to understand the gravity of the climate emergency and get to the bottom of what science actually demands.” David Spratt » More information about David

Dire warnings coming from Australian climate scientists

154 Australian scientists demand climate policy that matches the science “While the Paris Agreement remains unbinding and global warming has received minimal attention in the recent elections, governments worldwide are presiding over a large-scale demise of the planetary ecosystems, which threatens to leave large parts of Earth uninhabitable. We call on the Australian government to tackle the root

February 2016 hottest month on record

Mind-blowing February 2016 temperature anomaly, close to 2°C above true pre-industrial NASA say February 2016 hottest month on record, jaw dropping 1.35°C above mid-20th century average as climate cooks: » www.weather.com Note this anomaly is over the 1950-1980 baseline, which is 0.3°C warmer that late around 1900 and around 0.6°C warmer than true pre-industrial around 1750.

Movement-wide climate petition collaboration

• Get wider exposure for your own petitions: add them to the list Whenever you launch a new petition or ready-to-send email campaign, add it to the embeddable list here: www.climatesafety.info/newpetition • Help other climate groups reach more people: embed the list on your website Copy and paste an iframe code into your own website

Which way forward for the climate movement?

Write-up of the Climate Forum which was held on 17 February 2016 in Melbourne: Which way forward for the climate movement? Green Left Weekly hosted a forum on 17 February 2016, entitled: ‘After the Paris Climate Talks: Which way forward for the climate movement?’, with three speakers: • John Englart - citizen journalist, observer at

Invitation to the Geelong Act on Climate Festival

Build a better, safer, future for all The Geelong Act on Climate Festival official program has been released! This year between 20th and 23rd November, Geelong is hosting a community festival to empower people with ways they can act on climate change. The event will showcase positive solutions that encourage our community to Act on