Climate Action Day

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yorkessurfer started the topic in Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 at 8:35am

Today there is an Australia wide National Day of Climate Action.
Gatherings will be held in every major city by individuals and groups who wish to send a message to the new government that there are many people in this country who believe climate change will have a real and lasting impact on the world, and wish our country to take genuine steps to address and reduce our impact.
Details of where to meet are below for those who want to make their voice heard on this issue.

SYDNEY
Prince Alfred Park 11am

MELBOURNE
Treasury Place 11am

BRISBANE
Queens Park 10am

BYRON BAY 4pm
Gilmore Crescent

NEWCASTLE
Nobbys Beach Reserve 11am

CANBERRA
Garema Place 11am

ADELAIDE
Elder Park 11am

PERTH
Russell Square 11am

HOBART
Parliament Gardens 11am

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yorkessurfer commented Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 at 8:36am

Get down there today!

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trippergreenfeet commented Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 at 9:10am

Unfortunately I can't make it person but I will be there in mind and spirit.

Explaining climate change science and rebutting global warming misinformation.
http://www.skepticalscience.com/

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yorkessurfer commented Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 at 11:37am

Good crowd at the Adelaide Rally. In the thousands!

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yorkessurfer commented Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 at 12:12pm

55,000 people have turned out today across Australia!

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trippergreenfeet commented Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 at 12:35pm

YS, are you at the Adelaide rally?

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yorkessurfer commented Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 at 12:46pm

I am. Check out this protest sign. Gold!

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trippergreenfeet commented Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 at 12:53pm

Do you know the grey haired man is? He looks like a politics Prof. from Flinders Uni I used to know.

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yorkessurfer commented Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 at 1:02pm

Nah just random pics tripper. He kinda looks like Colonel Sanders!

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trippergreenfeet commented Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 at 1:11pm

Great to see the turnout, not just in Adelaide but around the whole country. And even better to see a SN member bringing it live for those that can't attend.