OUR CALL

We call on the Australian Parliament to declare a climate emergency and initiate a society-wide mobilisation

PETITION

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PETITION PLUS

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SUPPORTERS

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Eminent persons’ Open Letter

Call for emergency-scale action on climate change

24 prominent Australians call for emergency-scale action on climate change in an open letter to the new parliament, published in The Age on 23 June 2016. Join their call: Support the campaign!

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SUPPORTERS

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PAUL GILDING

Author
“The only rational response to the climate science is an emergency mobilisation.”

Paul Gilding, author of The Great Disruption
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MONICA OLIPHANT AO

Past President, International Solar Energy Society
“100% renewable energy is an urgent necessity. Successful global examples will aid acceptance.”

Monica Oliphant, AO
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MARK DIESENDORF

Associate Professor, UNSW Australia. Environmental scientist
“Our research at UNSW Australia shows that 100% renewable energy is feasible for Australia.”

Mark Diesendorf
Associate Professor, UNSW Australia
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…AND YOU?

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Share your concern with others: Call on parliament to declare a state of climate emergency.

This petition aims to turn quiet concern into society-wide action, and to inspire hope.

Rational response

Calls for an emergency response

BACKGROUND INFO

Blog posts, articles and research about the importance of declaring a climate emergency and the need for society-wide mobilisation
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Dire warnings coming from Australian climate scientists

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Bill McKibben: Our only hope is to mobilize like we did in WWII

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Russell Greene: US Democratic Party platform recognises the climate emergency

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Philip Sutton: What a Climate Emergency Act could look like

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