Climate Bulletin

This is a trial climate working group bulletin! It could be a good way to keep touch with what's happening across the counry, etc, every fortnight? And people could send me things they want to include. Could include news, maybe people want to share stories about direct action, or just little climate-related bits you stumble upon every now and then. So, Actions What an exciting month!! In the first week of November, there were direct actions at coal-fired power stations in 4 states - see here for some media links. There was also Walk Against Warming, that was pretty good. And in NSW on November 22nd there was a community vigil/protest at Eraring Power Station December is another huge month - UN Climate Negotiations will be running in Poland from 1-12 December. There will be an international day of action on 6 Dec, look out for action details in your state. The government's "Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme White Paper" will also be released early December. We're...
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SEAN plans 2009

At the last SEAN Gig in December we brainstormed some things the network might want to be involve in: Step ins to politicians offices to step up on climate change National Climate Action Summit Flotilla – bring floaties! Newcastle coal ship blockade 21st March The Students of Sustainability Conference Monthly sit-ins, rallies as part of a national climate action strategy Supporting the Lake Cowal campaign and convergence Supporting Sovereignty Day at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy More Direct Action! Coal actions – mining, black wallabies (aluminium and cement equal 40% Hunter energy use) Supporting community actions and strengthening these connections Engaging with professionals and unions Education campaigns around NGO campaigns we find problematic Linking with communities fighting prospective coal mines, eg. Gunnedah – potential SEAN gig Training on mobilization Learning from SHACtivists about their campaign and work with unions Union liason and talking to Non Government Organisations AMFU green network ...
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