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Wednesday, 20th August 2014

The climate change challenge - facts, figures and the future

Climate change is one of the most significant issues facing the world right now, but what can we do at a local level to help make a difference?

Come along to our next environment forum to hear from expert speakers, share ideas and let us know what you think about the facts, figures and future of climate change - and what it means for Moonee Valley.

Guest speakers:

David Spratt

David Spratt is a Melbourne-based climate activist, writer and author. He was a founder of the Climate Action Centre, runs the blog Climate Code Red, is the author with Philip Sutton of a book of the same name, and his writings appear regularly in ReNew Economy and elsewhere. His work focuses on climate science, communications and climate movement politics, drawing on experiences include the peace, anti-uranium and solidarity social movements.

Kirsty Albion

Kirsty Albion is one of AYCC’s National Co-Directors and has been part of the team for over five years. She has led many major campaigns including Meet Your Member where young people met 215 of our Federal politicians, 2010 grassroots election campaign and a 328km Walk for Solar thermal in Port Augusta. In 2010 she was awarded Young Tasmanian of the Year and in 2013 with Lucy Manne was awarded Young Environmentalist of the Year.

Topics for discussion include:

• most recent facts on climate change

• trends for greenhouse emissions

• show case of recent projects and achievements from around the world

• ways we can reach zero net emissions in Moonee Valley

Free event - please RSVP at http://climatechallenge.eventbrite.com.au or on 9243 8888

Hosted by
Date
20 Aug 2014 - from 07:00 PM until 09:00 PM
Location
Moonee Valley Council Chambers
9 Kellaway Avenue,
MOONE PONDS VIC 3039

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