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

First Climate Emergency Conference in Darebin

In September 2018, Darebin Council is convening a Climate Emergency Conference which will bring together people and organisations with shared concerns for our environment to demonstrate leadership in climate emergency action. The aim of this conference is to identify strategic action and opportunities for collaboration in addressing the climate emergency. Darebin City Council writes: “The

Adrian Whitehead: “Climate emergency message will be unstoppable”

“Climate emergency message will be unstoppable,” Adrian Whitehead told the listeners of The Sustainable Hour on 18 July 2018: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NHWUG3EKSA “In Darebin, we’ve got a climate emergency response for the first time rolling out at government level. We are getting a momentum and actual, real change happening. But we need to start getting other councils

The Victorian government’s climate pollution targets

The Victorian Interim Emissions Targets review 2018 In April 2018, the Victorian government ran a public submission process in its preparation to set its greenhouse gas emission reduction targets for the years 2025 and 2030. Darebin Climate Action Network wrote a submission to the government which was co-signed by 12 groups from the Victorian Climate

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

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.