Signed on Day 1
Three Darebin councillors and two candidates in the next council election have signed the Climate Emergency Petition, together with 160 Darebin citizens, asking federal parliament to declare a climate emergency and restore a safe climate.
Support for the term ‘climate emergency’
In a comment on a Facebook-book thread, Miriam Robinson said she is no longer using the terms climate change, global warming, or similar. She is now making a point of always saying ‘climate emergency’. Others are following her lead on that:
Adam Bandt: “We are in the middle of a climate emergency”
» The Australian Greens – 2 May 2016:
Adam Bandt: “We are in the middle of a climate emergency” (Video on Facebook)
» More about The Greens and the climate emergency