AUSTRALIA DECLARES

SHAPING AUSTRALIA’S
EMERGENCY RESPONSE

14-15 FEBRUARY 2020
BREAKOUT SESSION

Day 1

2:00PM – 3:10PM
CONDELL ROOM l LEVEL 1

ENDING FOSSIL FUELS

NO MORE BAD INVESTMENTS

Many communities across the country are standing up and refusing the expansion of coal and gas. As the pressure builds to urgently decarbonise our economy, what can we learn from recent successful campaigns that are working to bring on the rapid end to fossil fuels in Australia?

Julien Vincent – Executive Director Market Forces
Nicholas Aberle – Campaigns Manager Environment Victoria
James Stanton-CookeSydney Organiser Lock the Gate Alliance
Ariane Wilkinson – Senior Lawyer Environmental Justice Australia

Moderated by Jo Lauder – Radio Broadcaster & Journalist

SESSION

SPEAKERS

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Julien

Vincent

“Taking some of the power … away from companies, governments and institutions and putting it back in the hands of individuals … is tackling the inequity at the heart of the system.”
ADVOCACY & ACTIVISM

Julien Vincent


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Ariane

Wilkinson

“We must respond to the climate crisis in a manner that strengthens our democracy, advances the rule of law and promotes climate justice.”
LAW & ADVOCACY

Ariane Wilkinson


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James

Stanton-Cooke

“I believe we must have interaction that creates human engagement via visual disruptions to engage the public in everyday conversations about topics on coal, gas and deforestation. To engage people in conversations about these global issues in a safe, friendly and optimistic manner with a tangible and achievable outcome.“
ADVOCACY & SOCIAL CHANGE

James Stanton-Cooke