COAL and CLIMATE CHANGE: Forum and discussion
Monday, 11 October, 2010 - 18:30 - 20:00
Australia as the world's largest exporter of coal is supplying the world’s coal addiction. Our coal exports are projected to double over the coming decades. Coal mining also conflicts with land uses like conservation and food production, and has large health impacts. Hear from this switched on panel and then join the discussion about the expansion of coal in Australia and what strategies we should take to do something about it.
Jeremy Tager: Greenpeace political advisor
Paola Cassoni: Co-owner of Bimblebox Nature Refuge in Queensland, threatened by Clive Palmer's coal development.
Walter Jehne: from Climate Action Canberra talking on 'Our imperative and options to safely draw down atmospheric CO2 levels and secure our safe climate'
Event Website: http://climateactioncanberra.wordpress.com/
How to Get Involved Planning the Event: Climate Action Canberra: http://climateactioncanberra.wordpress.com/
Event Host: Climate Action Canberra: Vision To catalyse an emergency response to climate change http://climateactioncanberra.wordpress.com/