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350.org! Help Stop Big Banks Investing in Coal
350.org sent me this email on 9 April 2014. I worked for ANZ for 20 years, bank with them, and have some ANZ shares. I signed up to 350.org’s campaign to force banks to stop investing in coal. Will you join me?

Fifth IPPC Report – Released March 2014
The Fifth IPCC Report was released on 30 March 2014. Professor Lesley Hughes is a lead author of this the latest IPCC Report. Professor Hughes has created this summary of the key findings relevant to Australia.

GetUp! Australians for Climate Action
GetUp! has formed a partnership of climate change action groups around Australia to demand the government to act on climate change. We are asking you to sign this open letter to Prime Minister Tony Abbott & Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to demand stronger, meaningful climate action, which is in the national and global interest. Demand our government to aim higher on climate!

Power Station Close the Anglesea Power Station
Please sign this petition to have the Anglesea Power Station and Coal Mine closed. Alcoa will close its aluminium smelter at Port Henry in August 2014 but have applied to for a licence to provide electricity to the grid rather than close the coal mine and power station too. READ MORE.

SHE SPOKE Bike Events for Women on Wheels
To mark International Women’s Day, the City of Port Phillip is partnering with The Squeaky Wheel to host She Spoke: Southside Women on Wheels, a series of events from March to May encouraging and empowering women to ride the humble push bike. Check out the event details and be sure to book your place.

Daily Links DAILY LINKS by Maelor Himbury
Every morning Maelor Himbury prepares a list of new environmental articles published on the web. Each entry provides a brief summary, and a link to the news item, of new articles published by Australian and Overseas newspapers, websites and TV stations. Maelor’s list is published on this website every day, usually before 10am. CLICK HERE to see today’s edition.

The Conversation is a quality on-line newspaper sponsored by Australian Universities and written mainly by university academics. Every day you can receive this list of articles summarising and commenting on key issues in the news of the day.

ENVIRONMENTAL ADVOCATES ENVIRONMENTAL ADVOCATES is a list of sustainability events in City of Port Phillip. It is compiled by council staff each month and emailed to subscribers. If you have a sustainability-related event in the City of Port Phillip that you would like shared in a future email, contact them at enviro@portphillip.vic.gov.au or phone 9209 6548. Events are also advertised on their Facebook and Twitter pages. This months email is HERE.

PORT PHILLIP ECOCENTRE PORT PHILLIP ECOCENTRE is a not-for-profit, community-managed, environment group. The EcoCentre provides a base for a number of affiliate groups involved in a range of activities that promote biodiversity, environmental sustainability and community action. The EcoCentre is located in the St.Kilda Botanical Gardens MAP. Each month an email of the events they will hold is sent to subscribers. CLICK HERE to see this months email.

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