and the environment
Climate Action (MaCA) Candidates Forum on Climate
our elected representatives to account
Climate Action (MaCA) today announced details of their
climate change candidates forum. The forum will be
an opportunity for people in the state seat of Maroubra
to hear Michael Daley M.P. (Labor), Robert Belelli
(Liberal) and Anne Gardiner (Greens) outline how they
will deal with climate change - the greatest threat
forum will be held at Matraville Library, 1203 Anzac
Parade Malabar, on Tuesday 6th March, from 7 - 9 pm.
The state election is on March 24th.
are inviting all voters in the seat of Maroubra to
come along and hear what the candidates have to say
about climate change" said Liesel James, a co-convenor
of MaCA. "The more people who turn up, the more
the message will get home to all candidates that climate
change is an important issue to the people of Maroubra
and they want to see real action".
is urging all parties in the upcoming state election
to introduce strong mandatory renewable energy targets
and energy efficiency programs. They are also calling
for a moratorium on new coal-mines and coal-fired
power stations in NSW. MaCA notes with alarm that
the State Government seems set to announce approvals
for a massive expansion of coal exports from Newcastle,
already the world's largest coal export port, once
the election is over.
need less coal and more renewable energy", said
James. "And we need to put a cap on our coal
exports. Every tonne of coal that we export comes
back to us as climate change - the greatest threat
facing the people of Maroubra and NSW".
more information and to indicate your interest, please
by: Liesel James for Maroubra Climate Action
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Action Movement (Maroubra Beach, Pittwater and
Bondi) in a media, publicity and new media capacity