Effective local climate action
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Lighter Footprints aims to influence Australian local, state and national decision makers to take the action necessary to halt global warming as a matter of urgency.
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This is your chance to engage with Council and find out ways we can encourage climate action at the local level! We will be joined by our Mayor, Cr Garry Thompson, Cr Wes Gault and the Coordinator for Environment Sustainability, Mathew Dixon, who will explain Boroondara's new Climate Action Plan and to give us an indication of how we can be involved.
Council hopes to have finalised the action plan and the accompanying two year implementation plan by the time of our 29 September meeting. Join us to learn more about this new approach by Boroondara, and how we can support and strengthen climate action right here in our own locality.
Where can we move on climate in Victoria given Australia's conflicted policy landscape? The Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, The Hon. Lily D'Ambrosio, will outline Victoria's progress towards climate targets, and opportunities for further action despite Federal roadblocks.
After hearing from the Minister, she will be joined in conversation with Simon Holmes a Court, Senior Advisor to the Climate and Energy College, Melbourne University. The evening will be facilitated by Victoria McKenzie-McHarg, Strategic Director, Women Environmental Leadership Australia. There will be time for audience questions.