Durban Image: Time for real climate action – Earth Relay for Climate Action Brunswick

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Time for real climate action – Earth Relay for Climate Action Brunswick
Durban
Image by John Englart (Takver)
Leading up to 31 October 2011, communities across Victoria and other states of Australia will be passing a human sized earth globe from suburb to suburb and town to town until it reaches Canberra. This is the Earth Relay. The hope is that the relay will generate media and community attention along its passage to parliament and the Earth Dome will act as a symbol of hope and optimism for a cleaner, safer world.

Climate Action Moreland hosted a leg of the Earth Relay on Saturday 8 October from 11.30 am to 12.30 pm outside the Brunswick Mechanics Institute, corner of Glenlyon Road and Sydney Road, Brunswick. Members of Climate Action Moreland sent a message about how we think the carbon price can be improved, particularly increasing the 5% target.

Once the legislation is passed through Federal parliament in Canberra, the Earth Dome will be packed up and shipped to Durban for the Durban Conference of the Parties climate negotiations – COP17 – to be held in South Africa from 28 November – 9 December 2011, and with it will go our pride that finally Australia is acting on climate change and our hope that this will help deliver progress on climate change on the international stage.

Why don’t you stay here on your next visit to Durban?

Sea Quests

Click HERE for Sea Quests Accommodation rates and booking info. Stay aboard a classic wooden motor-yacht in the port of Durban, moored in a secure location on a fishing boat wharf near the Bluff Yacht Club; Angra Pequena is something different for adventurous travellers. Angra Pequena offers comfortable serviced ship-board accommodation, when she is not at sea on an expedition. Your stay will contribute to the upkeep and running of the boat for conservation and research missions. Experience life aboard a working sea-going boat. You will have a dinghy to use and can paddle across the water to the nearby Bluff Yacht Club for a drink at the bar, pub meal or a swim. Or walk across to Bud's on the Bay, for a lazy lunch overlooking the mangroves and yachts. Airport and city transfers can be arranged, as well as laundry service. If you are aboard over a weekend, a harbour or offshore day cruise can be arranged. Click HERE for Sea Quests Accommodation rates and booking … [Book here...]


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