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[[Image:2010 Walk Against Warming Deakin DSC 2778.JPG|thumb|Barrie Pittock, IPCC author and author of Climate Change: Turning Up the Heat, and former leader, CSIRO climate impact group|right|350px]] [[Image:2010 Walk Against Warming Deakin DSC 2778.JPG|thumb|Barrie Pittock, IPCC author and author of Climate Change: Turning Up the Heat, and former leader, CSIRO climate impact group|right|350px]]
-The '''2010 Walk Against Warming''' was held in numerous locations across Australia on August 15, 2010. The event changed from mass rallies to distributed gatherings in selected locations, including several marginal seats in the [[Australian federal election campaign, 2010|2010 Australian federal election]].+The '''2010 Walk Against Warming''' was held in numerous locations across Australia on August 15, 2010. The event changed in 2010 from mass rallies to distributed gatherings in selected locations, including several marginal seats in the [[Australian federal election campaign, 2010|2010 Australian federal election]].
-==Melbourne rally==+In Melbourne, the marginal electorates for Deakin, McEwan and Melbourne were targeted in an attempt to motivate both Labor Government and the Coalition opposition to adopt policies during the final week of the Australian federal election that will result in immediate reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
-The following speakers at the Melbourne rally called for immediate policies to move us back towards a safe climate future:+==Melbourne rally in Deakin electorate==
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 +The following speakers at the Melbourne rally in the Deakin electorate called for immediate policies to move us back towards a safe climate future:
* '''Victoria McKenzie-McHarg''', Safe Climate Campaigner, Environment Victoria. * '''Victoria McKenzie-McHarg''', Safe Climate Campaigner, Environment Victoria.
-* '''Rachel Coghlan''', Advocacy Campaign Leader - Climate Change, World Vision+* '''Rachel Coghlan''', Advocacy Campaign Leader - Climate Change, World Vision ('''[[2010 Walk Against Warming Rachel Coghlan|speech]]''')
* '''Gavan McFadzean''', State Campaign Manager, The Wilderness Society. * '''Gavan McFadzean''', State Campaign Manager, The Wilderness Society.
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==Videos== ==Videos==
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Victoria McKenzie-McHarg from Environment Victoria Victoria McKenzie-McHarg from Environment Victoria
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 +Rachel Coghlan from World Vision - see also '''[[2010 Walk Against Warming Rachel Coghlan|Transcript of Rachel's speech]]'''
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* [http://picasaweb.google.com.au/peterc.150/20100815WalkAgainstWarmingDeakin?feat=directlink Photos of Deakin Letterboxing event] - free to use under [[Greenlivingpedia:Copyright|CC-BY-SA]] licence * [http://picasaweb.google.com.au/peterc.150/20100815WalkAgainstWarmingDeakin?feat=directlink Photos of Deakin Letterboxing event] - free to use under [[Greenlivingpedia:Copyright|CC-BY-SA]] licence
* [http://www.walkagainstwarming.org/ Walk Against Warming] official site * [http://www.walkagainstwarming.org/ Walk Against Warming] official site
 +* [http://blog.algore.com/2010/08/the_movement_we_need.html The movement we need], Al Gore
 +* [http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-national/thousands-protest-on-climate-change-20100815-12506.html Thousands protest on climate change], Isabel Hayes August 15, 2010
==See also== ==See also==

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Barrie Pittock, IPCC author and author of Climate Change: Turning Up the Heat, and former leader, CSIRO climate impact group
Barrie Pittock, IPCC author and author of Climate Change: Turning Up the Heat, and former leader, CSIRO climate impact group

The 2010 Walk Against Warming was held in numerous locations across Australia on August 15, 2010. The event changed in 2010 from mass rallies to distributed gatherings in selected locations, including several marginal seats in the 2010 Australian federal election.

In Melbourne, the marginal electorates for Deakin, McEwan and Melbourne were targeted in an attempt to motivate both Labor Government and the Coalition opposition to adopt policies during the final week of the Australian federal election that will result in immediate reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

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[edit] Melbourne rally in Deakin electorate

The following speakers at the Melbourne rally in the Deakin electorate called for immediate policies to move us back towards a safe climate future:

  • Victoria McKenzie-McHarg, Safe Climate Campaigner, Environment Victoria.
  • Rachel Coghlan, Advocacy Campaign Leader - Climate Change, World Vision (speech)
  • Gavan McFadzean, State Campaign Manager, The Wilderness Society.

[edit] Photo gallery

[edit] Videos

Victoria McKenzie-McHarg from Environment Victoria

Rachel Coghlan from World Vision - see also Transcript of Rachel's speech

Gavan McFadzean from the Wilderness Society

[edit] External links

[edit] See also

[edit] References

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