Trade union climate conference

The Victorian Trades Hall Council Climate Change Working Group together with the Climate Emergency Network is hosting a climate change conference for trade unionists and local activists, on Saturday October 9th

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More herbicides detected in Barwon Water supply network

Friends of the Earth today expressed alarm at more detections of herbicides in the Barwon Water  Drinking Water Supply network.

Seventeen incidents of pollution occurred within the timeframe all consisting of the phenoxy herbicides 2,4-D, MCPA and 4-chlorophenoxyacetic acid. All of these herbicides are used in regards to killing broadleaved weeds on farms in grazing and cropping situations.

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Forests & Deep Ecology forum

Bringing together a diverse range of speakers and topics, from India to East Gippsland.

Wednesday September 15, South Melbourne.
All welcome.

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fund-raiser for the anti nuclear & clean energy campaign

Despite local and national opposition, the federal government continues to pursue it's plans for a national nuclear waste dump at Muckaty in the N.T.


Now more than ever we must campaign strong and hard for this plan to be scrapped.


Please come along to our fundraiser on saturday September 18.

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How can we achieve a clean energy future

The state government has recently announced that it will cut our greenhouse emissions by 20% by 2020. This is a good start to begin the transition we need to build a low carbon future, but climate science tells us we must go much further.


So, how can we get there?

Find out at ourt free public forum, South Melbourne, Wed September 1.

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Climate Change Bill tabled in Parliament

The Climate Change Bill 2010 was introduced to Parliament on 27 July 2010.

The main objective of the Bill is to create a new framework to help Victoria respond to the challenges of climate change and establish a target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent compared with 2000 levels by 2020.

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Launch of the Nuclear Freeways campaign

This Friday July 30th marks the launch of Friends of the Earths Nuclear Freeways campaign.

A delegation of Friends of the Earth members and Batman electorate residents will travel over 3,000ks on one of the proposed routes for the transport for Australia's radioactive waste.

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