CCL Australia Blog

  • What is our role in racial justice?

    June 3, 2020

    Written by Jordan Hodgson, CCL member from the Federal Electoral Division of Bennelong, NSW. The current demonstrations in the United States are again drawing our attention to the ongoing and systematic violence against Black People. Citizens’ Climate Lobby is an inclusive organisation that works with all segments of our communities, and we stand in solidarity with our First Nations peoples

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  • Jenny’s Jottings

    May 30, 2020

    A house burning in Lake Conjola NSW (just north of Eden-Monaro Electorate), on New Year’s Eve. Photo c/o Matthew Abbott for The New York Times Jenny’s Jottings Jenny Goldie, CCL member from Cooma NSW, in the Eden-Monaro electorate, sums up her views and news on Australia’s week in climate change action*   The day after writing the last bulletin comparing climate

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  • The energy transition: “creative destruction” at play

    May 30, 2020

    Written by Peter Capsanis, CCL member from the Federal Electorate District of Reid, NSW The transition to cheaper and cleaner sources of energy is threatening the fossil-fuel industry. This type of conflict is nothing new. It is but the latest example of the economic concept of “creative destruction”: a fundamental feature of competitive free-market capitalism. In short, it will be

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  • 13 June 2020 – Dr Efrat Eilam – Putting Climate Change into the School Curriculum

    May 26, 2020

    Dr Efrat Eilam Dr Eilam is a senior lecturer at the College of Arts & Education, Victoria University. She has been involved with recent research on what information and action is needed to properly educate students on Climate Change, especially given the urgency of the crisis. Her joint study, titled Climate Change Education: Mapping the Nature of Climate Change, the

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  • Partnering with CPLC: broadening our influence

    May 26, 2020

    This month we joined with the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC) secretariat in Washington DC and a handful of Australian CPLC partners on a video call. We are now part of a coalition that “catalyzes action towards the successful implementation of carbon pricing around the world”. This is an important step in our “grasstops outreach”: a step that connects us

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