Speaking up for climate action and renewable energy | On Sunday 21 September 2014, more than 900 residents of Geelong (this was the figure counted by a Geelong Sustainability marshal) gathered at the waterfront to send a visual message to the world leaders who are meeting in New York for a UN Climate Summit on 23 September: ‘Act now or swim later’. Page contains audio recordings of five of the speeches.
The premise of the case: The sky belongs to everyone, so governments must protect it. Under motto "Claim the sky" students file petition with Supreme Court and state supreme courts on basis of public trust doctrine.
The Warsaw conference demonstrated that the "climate summit" model is broken and, more importantly, that capitalism itself is driving us to the brink. Protests are not the solution -- it's time to fight the system using its own weapons.