AUSTRALIA DECLARES

SHAPING AUSTRALIA’S
EMERGENCY RESPONSE

14-15 FEBRUARY 2020
BREAKOUT SESSION

Day 2

3:20PM – 4:30PM
CAPITOL THEATRE

CLIMATE MOBILISATION

POLITICS IN AMERICA

Hear the inside story about climate politics in America with the The Climate Mobilization, a group that has helped to shape the Green New Deal and was a driving force behind the recent Climate Emergency Resolution proposed to US Congress by Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Earl Blumenauer.

Margaret Klein Salamon – Founding director of The Climate Mobilization
Christine Milne – Former National Leader of the Greens Party and Climate Mobilization Board Member

Moderated by Eytan Lenko, Chair of Beyond Zero Emissions and Climate Mobilization Board Member



SESSION

SPEAKERS

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Margaret

Klein Salamon

“If humanity’s two choices are to transform or to collapse, the only rational, moral choice is to immerse yourself in the struggle to protect all life.”
SOCIAL CHANGE & PSYCHOLOGY

Margaret Klein Salamon


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Eytan

Lenko

“I’ve never been more terrified and yet more hopeful. This could be Australia’s Pearl Harbor moment. No government can ignore a supermajority of support for long.“
POLICY & RESEARCH

Eytan Lenko


Peter

Cock

“We need our national political system curtailed in the short term with an emergency cabinet of all parties to make the needed hard decisions. For the long term, we need to start deep democracy work to grow out of diverse localisation that prepares us for direct democracy.“
SCIENCE & EDUCATION

Peter Cock