• Upping the ante – CCL Australia News – Sept 2020

    September 16, 2020

    Do our leaders really know the right direction to take on climate? We’re here to help them make better decisions. But this month we’re also confirming our own direction for the most effective path to a brighter future. Lots of wonderful opportunities to have an impact this month –...

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  • Our Roadmap – CCL Australia News – Aug 2020

    August 18, 2020

      We have a roadmap, but is the path clear? Please join us tonight Thursday 20 Aug 8pmAEST AUS National Conversation A Celebration of Successes As a first step in our upcoming strategic planning process we are gathering on Thursday night to recognise and celebrate our achievements and successes,...

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  • Playing the long game for a carbon price

    August 17, 2020

    A price on carbon is around the corner Australia could have an effective carbon price within five years. There are many factors pointing in that direction and CCL is one of them. Five years may seem a long time but the prize is worth it. To get there we...

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  • CCL Australia News – July 2020

    July 23, 2020

    Image: c/o ICCCAD,  sources: Wikimedia / PNGtree.com Is Covid and Climate Change Comparable? I’ve heard many arguments comparing climate change with the global pandemic, but is that fair? Yes they are both going to significantly impact our society around the world. It seems Covid kills about 3% of our population if...

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  • 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 volunteer 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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