When the price on carbon legislation here in Australia was repealed on July 17th 2014, I along with many concerned citizens, were distraught. Our country went from an effective price on carbon emissions to a big fat nothing where major polluters are free to pump as much greenhouse gas as they like without financial consequences. You can read about my reaction in this post titled Black Thursday.
I had the good fortune this week to talk to the team at the Massachusetts Climate Action Network about the repeal of the Clean Energy Future legislation, lessons learnt, and how events unfolded. This was to help them with their own efforts of getting action on climate happening over there in the US.
Have a listen to the podcast, and let me know how we went. I know that at 7am on a Sunday morning, when the interview took place, I had just finished my first coffee for the day, so I was a little slow to begin with!
I also promised that I would keep on talking about this and solutions as much as I could. There have been so many opportunities to do so since then. I have two Climate Reality presentations locked in locally, which I am looking forward to cutting my teeth on.
If anyone would like to book a Climate Reality presentation anywhere in the greater Melbourne area, so that you can get a better understanding of climate change and the current situation, please drop me a line via my contact page, and I am sure we can organise something soon.
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