First to air on 2ser: 22/04/2010
Presented by: Jess, James and Tessa
Ep. 101. Peoples Climate Conferences and Coal power + Water
World Peoples Conference on Climate Change
This week the 'Worlds peoples conference on climate change and the rights of mother earth' is happening in Bolivia. We spoke with Naomi Hogan from Climate Action Newtown who is in Bolivia for the conference about who is there, whats happening and controversey over the Bolivian government trying to silence protesters. James Reports.
Vicotrian Coal Power and Water
Recently an advisory panel to the Victorian Water department strongly urged against allocating further state resouces to the coal industry. The Coalfired power stations wanted access to so-caled "unallocated water" in Blue Rock Dam - 20 billion litres a year worth.We spoke with Cam Walker from Friends of the Earth Australia about coal and water usage. Jess Reports.
No New Coal Protest
Is happening today in Sydney.
Thursday April 22nd, 1pm-2pm
NSW Government Offices, Farrer Pl.
Tillegra Dam Protest
Friday 23rd April 12.45pm
Organised by the Save the Wiliams Coalition, there will be a "Human Gallery" as well as two dairy cows for the milking!! in Martin Place. So head along!!