Climate change is now one of the major reasons for our move into social media in the attempt to promote the issue to our community and direct political change towards renewable energy and divesting in fossil fuel corporations.
The dangers of fossil fuel use increase is well researched, but the extraction of coal and gas has increased massively in the last 2 years, and the impacts go well beyond the increase in CO2 and higher temperatures to water extraction and pollution, damage to aquifers, dumping on reefs, loss of corals and the whole reef ecosystems as well as acidification of oceans.
Rapid and ongoing outcry is needed:
HEN is undertaking this through its members by supporting a variety of active campaign groups; sending representatives to their meetings, joining their protests, sharing their messages. We also support the use of GetUp, Change.org, and other campaign media to petition governments and parliamentarians.
350.org Global Climate Movement. Climate-focused campaigns, projects and actions led from the bottom-up by people in 188 countries. 350 is a movement more than an organization. We use distributed, grassroots organizing to run adaptive, locally-driven campaigns in every corner of the globe.
Protect Sydney’s Water Alliance Clean water is a critical resource for Sydney’s 4.5 million people. More than 30 community groups from across the region have formed a new alliance to Protect Sydney’s Drinking Water Catchments from irresponsible and destructive mining practices.
Contact: Neha Madhok, Community Organiser, Nature Conservation Council of NSW Phone: (02) 9516 1488 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
LOCK THE GATE ALLIANCE is a national coalition of people from across Australia, including farmers, traditional custodians, conservationists and urban residents, who are uniting to protect our common heritage – our land, water and communities – from unsafe or inappropriate mining for coal seam gas and other fossil fuels.
RIVERS SOS http://riverssos.org.au/about/ Rivers SOS exists for the protection of the integrity of river systems and water sources from the impacts of mining and other extractive industries
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