With temperatures rising, young Australians demand climate action
As capital cities swelter through record-breaking heatwaves, young Australians have expressed outrage over Scott Morrison’s continued inaction on climate change when the impacts are being felt right in front of him.
Student #StopAdani marches today
Saturday 8 December: Polling reveals widespread support for the students demanding that the Morrison government act to address climate change, and for Bill Shorten to #StopAdani.
Students and youth leaders occupy Parliament foyer for climate justice
School students and Stop Adani movement fired up to fight for climate justice after occupying Parliament House foyer for 2 hours
Does Labor Even Know that Coal Causes Climate Change?
Today, the Australian Labor Party announced an energy policy with renewables at the centre. But a commitment to stop new coal and gas - and actually protect our future from climate change - was glaringly absent.
Nothing has changed: Adani’s coal mine plans still put young people’s future on the line.
Adani announced today that the Carmichael mine will be rolled out in “stages”, making it easier to secure finance. The Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC) is demanding political leadership from Labor to commit to stopping the mine before construction can begin.
Victorian LNP takes the first step for solar schools
Young Victorians have today welcomed commitment from the Victorian Liberal party to support schools with funding for solar power, yet are calling on both major parties to go further and implement a comprehensive plan for renewable energy in schools.
Young Australians won’t stand for climate inaction, Wentworth was a sign of change to come.
Saturday’s result in the Wentworth by-election demonstrated a dramatic swing against the Government’s inaction on climate change, with climate change being a number 1 issue.
Turnbull indicates no plans to fund Adani as young people confront him over support for dangerous new coal.
Millie Anthony, Queensland campaigner for the Australian Youth Climate Coalition, welcomed the Prime Minister’s tentative statement against public finance for the mine, but called on him to listen to Queenslanders and withdraw support for the project altogether.
High school leaders in Western Sydney call for renewable energy transition
180 students from 17 high schools across Western Sydney hold a Climate Justice Youth Parliament in Granville, calling on political leaders to drive the renewable energy transition.