Copenhagen: A disaster for the world's poorest

Our response to the end of the climate negotiations in Copenhagen. “Copenhagen has been an abject failure. Justice has not been done. By delaying action, rich countries have condemned millions of the world’s poorest people to hunger, suffering and loss of life as climate change accelerates" - Nnimmo Bassey, Chair of Friends of the Earth International

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Our activity & achievements - 2009

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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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