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CSIRO announced a road trial of plug in hybrid electric vehicles on 28 October 2009.
Police tactics for dealing with a protest at Hazelwood power station in Australia, the dirtiest in the world, are criticised in September 2009. More information.
The United States DOT announces funding for prototype solar roadways in August 2009.
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People across Australia attend National Climate Emergency Rallies calling for immediate emission reductions and green jobs programs on June 13, 2009.
A Human sign stating "Climate change - our future is in your hands" was formed in Melbourne, Australia on May 1, 2009.
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The draft legislation for the Australian Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme was released on March 10, 2009. Australian climate action groups have written a Joint open letter to climate change minister Penny Wong opposing the scheme.
Disastrous bushfires sweep Victoria, Australia, killing 173 people and over a million native animals on February 7, 2009.
More than 500 people from around the country gathered in Canberra at the first Australian climate action summit from 31/1/09 to 2/4/09 to produce a national, unified set of objectives for the community campaign of climate action for the crucial year ahead.
The Australian Forest and Climate Alliance (AFCA) met in Canberra, Australia, on 29-30 January 2009 and called for the immediate protection of Australian native forests to preserve their biodiversity and the carbon they store.


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