• Here and now – CCL Australia News

    June 24, 2020

    Image: c/o pinterest.  Salutations to anon photographer Are we following the Titanic? Citizens’ Climate Lobby acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Lands on which we live, lobby, advocate, and educate. We pay our respect to Elders past and present. Photo by Simon Maisch on Unsplash Here and now In...

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  • What is our role in racial justice?

    June 3, 2020

    Written by Jordan Hodgson, Citizens’ Climate Lobby member from Wallamattagal Country in the Federal Electoral Division of Bennelong, NSW. What is our role in racial justice? The current demonstrations in the United States are again drawing our attention to the ongoing and systematic violence against Black People. Citizens’ 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...

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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...

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  • Political will for a climate-smart post-covid recovery 

    May 15, 2020

    Image c/o greghunt.com.au Creating the political will for a climate-smart post COVID-19 recovery By Rod Mitchell – National Chair With science, collaboration, plus bold and early action over recent months Australia has been a global success story in overcoming the threat of COVID-19. Our governments responded swiftly and collaboratively...

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  • EPBC Act Review Submission Update

    April 21, 2020

    Thank you to Citizens’ Climate Lobby Australia’s members and those in the wider community who made a submission to the Environment Protection & Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) Review. While the total number of submissions received are yet to be released, we know for certain, submissions from our...

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  • EPBC Act Review 2020

    April 14, 2020

    Australia’s key piece of national environmental law, the Environment Protection & Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), is currently under review, as part of its 10 year review cycle. Over the past 10-20 years, Australia continues to experience a significant rise in environmental destruction – from widespread deforestation and...

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  • NSW / ACT Conference 2020

    March 31, 2020

    The NSW/ACT Conference was a great success, despite having to be moved online to ZOOM only a week beforehand due to precautions surrounding the recent COVID-19 pandemic. The past few weeks have been a major adjustment period for us all, and we’re still getting use to life in the...

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  • Crisis and Opportunity – maybe this time?

    December 23, 2019

    “We look forward to a new year in which our nation finally unites, puts our collective shoulder to the wheel and works with all other nations in a friendly but determined race to net zero.” These are my wishes recently expressed in a Christmas letter to my MP. They...

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  • Send a card to your MP this Christmas

    December 18, 2019

    Why not send your local politicians a Christmas card this year reminding them of their responsibilities to protect their constituents and take urgent action to address the climate crisis. Here are some words you could either write on your card, or print as a letter to enclose with the...

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