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See the bigger picture: act on climate change

The Institute’s Specific Issues Committee for Eco-Justice calls readers to take action now and respond to Professor Garnaut’s report on climate change. The committee also alerts readers to the “Climate Torch Relay” initiative from GetUp.

Take action now: Write to Professor Garnaut, the Government’s key Advisor on climate change. Have you read the draft Garnaut Climate Change Report? DOWNLOAD THE GARNAUT REPORT HERE.

TAKE ACTION NOW! Join with MAKE POVERTY HISTORY! Now is the time to submit your comments on this crucial report before the final report is released on September 30.

Make Poverty History has provided a letter to assist you to have your say and influence the final report. Download the letter here.

Make Poverty History campaign on climate change. Climate change will affect everyone, but it will affect poor people in developing countries first and most dramatically. Click here to find out more.

Make Poverty History has released a report commenting on Professor Garnaut’s Draft Report on climate change for the Government. This Make Poverty History report highlights the linkages between climate change and poverty. It outlines what Australia should do internationally to tackle climate change. Check out our report and the accompanying media release to see the bigger picture of the impact of climate change on poor communities around the planet.

GetUp’s Climate Torch Relay
GetUp is hosting a “climate torch relay” across the country during August and September before arriving at Parliament House. The aim is to ignite a thriving grassroots movement demanding climate action. Visit GetUp’s Climate Torch Relay.

From: Specific Issues Committee, Eco-Justice (Sisters Margaret Abbott, Mary Dennett, Kate McGrath and Patricia Powell). The Committee warmly invites your response to the article or the issue.
Contact: Carmel Heagerty RSM, Institute Justice Co-ordinator