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-Cooke – Sydney Organiser Lock the Gate Alliance Ariane Wilkinson – Senior Lawyer Environmental Justice Australia
Moderated by Jo Lauder – Radio Broadcaster & Journalist
“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
“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
“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.“