CCL Australia Blog

  • What? You don’t think humans are causing climate change?

    May 12, 2017

    By Peter Todd  I get shocked when people say to me they don’t believe in global climate change or that it’s not caused by humans. They often start talking about hoaxes, middle ages warming, ice ages or even more complex stuff. But the fact is you only need six basic facts to know that climate change is real and caused by

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Australia
  • Negative Health Impacts of Climate Change

    April 25, 2017

    By Darshini Heaney, posted 25 April, 2017.

    While talking to parliamentarians with Citizen’s Climate Lobby in March, we were told that the negative health consequences of climate change is an area where there is bipartisan interest and concern. The following is a summary of the points made in a discussion I led during a recent CCL Australia Zoom Conference.

    There are numerous ways health is affected by climate change.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Australia
  • The Tale of Rocky and Sandy

    April 10, 2017

    Look what Rod Mitchell has devised with designers Nick Kebbell and Maxine Gadd. You guys rock! Click Read More to view A Tale of Two Rocks; Rocky and Sandy

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Australia
  • Inspiring Lobby Days in Canberra

    March 23, 2017

    “They need us” said one of the volunteers in our round of ‘highlights and insights’ at the end of 2 days lobbying in Parliament. There were nods and sounds of agreement around the group; we were all so pleased as well as surprised at how well we had been received in many of the 30+ meetings we had with MPs

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Australia
  • What a time we had!

    March 23, 2017

    I am sure Rod will make a longer post here shortly, and give lots of details. We had a grand time, with many successful meetings. Generally the MPs and staff we met with were very encouraging and supportive of the work we are doing. Good progress was made towards encouraging a “Friends of the Climate” group in Parliament. This was

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