What about sea level rise Mr Brumby?

Friends of the Earth has criticised the decision of the Victorian Labor government to axe its Victorian Coastal Council.

The group says the decision reflects another failure by the Brumby government to face the challenge of sea level rise caused by climate change.

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Take Action - Red Gum Parks in Jeopardy!

The decision to protect NSW River Red Gums is in jeopardy! Just days after the announcement of National Park protection for the globally significant Millewa Forest and other key areas, new Premier Kristina Keneally is being lobbied by the logging industry and conservative elements of her own party to reverse the decision. We need your help today...

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Rich countries must cut their own emissions

The UK based Optimum Population Trust has launched a plan to cut CO2 through a scheme that would see consumers in rich countries paying for family planning in developing countries. You can find our response here.

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Walk Against Warming

Walk Against Warming is Australia's biggest day of climate change action. Melbourne, Saturday December 12.

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Rally in support of asylum seekers

When Kevin Rudd took power in 2007, many were hopeful that the dark days of Howard’s racism were behind us – the days of kids in detention, refugees dying at sea trying to make it Australia, and the Tampa. Once again it’s time to stand up and be counted, to stand up for basic human rights. Saturday December 5.

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Ride Planet Earth: Melbourne

On August 10th, 2008, Kim Nguyen got on his push bike and began riding north from Brisbane with the aim of reaching Copenhagen by December, 2009, in order to spread awareness of climate change around the world. Melbournians will have the opportunity to show their support for the Ride Planet Earth project by attending “Ride Melbourne,” on Sunday December 6th.

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One year out from the state election, green groups put parties on notice

*Embargoed until Friday 27 November, 2009*

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A healthy environment and a safe future for all Victorians must be the top priority for all parties contesting the 2010 State Election, Victoria’s leading environment groups said today.

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