“We will not let you commit us to a dangerous climate future.”
They are calling for urgent action on the climate emergency that threatens Australia’s future and the world. Their action follows an intense three-day national Climate Summit which produced a list of 2009 campaign objectives:
Newcastle activist, Naomi Hodgson, says, “Today marks a turning point where we say we will not sit on our lounges and watch the government give in to polluting industries and consign us all to an uncertain and dangerous future.”
As we posted yesterday, there is a shift in the climate movement driven by urgency. Those holding hands around Parliament House today are not a bunch of hippies. We are mothers, scientists, business people, children and commentators. And we all want the same thing – a safe climate future.