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-The '''2009 Walk Against Warming''' was held in several Australian cities on December 12, 2009. 10,000 people attended the rally in Melbourne, Australia.<ref>[http://www.theage.com.au/environment/climate-change/thousands-gather-at-climate-change-action-rally-20091212-kpbg.html Thousands gather at climate change action rally] The Age, 12 December 2009</ref> Speakers urged the Australian government to participate in the creation of a binding international agreement to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions and set strong emission reduction targets at the [[Copenhagen Climate Change Conference 2009|Copenhagen Climate Change conference]] in progress.+The '''2009 Walk Against Warming''' was held in several Australian cities on December 12, 2009. 40,000 people attended the rally in Melbourne, Australia.<ref>[http://www.theage.com.au/environment/big-numbers-warm-to-climate-cause-20091212-kpq2.html Big numbers warm to climate cause] The Age, 13 December 2009</ref> Speakers urged the Australian government to participate in the creation of a binding international agreement to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions and set strong emission reduction targets at the [[Copenhagen Climate Change Conference 2009|Copenhagen Climate Change conference]] in progress.
Speakers called for immediate policies to move us back towards a safe climate future. Speakers called for immediate policies to move us back towards a safe climate future.
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==Videos== ==Videos==
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 +Plea from Tuvalu for Global climate action at Melbourne Walk Against Warming 2009
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==External links== ==External links==
* [http://picasaweb.google.com.au/peterc.150/20091212WalkAgainstWarmingMelbourne# Photos of Melbourne rally] - free to use under [[Greenlivingpedia:Copyright|CC-BY-SA]] licence * [http://picasaweb.google.com.au/peterc.150/20091212WalkAgainstWarmingMelbourne# Photos of Melbourne rally] - free to use under [[Greenlivingpedia:Copyright|CC-BY-SA]] licence
 +* [http://www.flickr.com/photos/takver/sets/72157622984793734/ Photos of Melbourne rally by Takver] - free to use under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic Licence
* [http://www.walkagainstwarming.org/ Walk Against Warming] official site * [http://www.walkagainstwarming.org/ Walk Against Warming] official site

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The 2009 Walk Against Warming was held in several Australian cities on December 12, 2009. 40,000 people attended the rally in Melbourne, Australia.[1] Speakers urged the Australian government to participate in the creation of a binding international agreement to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions and set strong emission reduction targets at the Copenhagen Climate Change conference in progress.

Speakers called for immediate policies to move us back towards a safe climate future.

90,000 people across Australia attended the rallies in capital cities and regional centres.[2]

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Photo gallery

Videos

Plea from Tuvalu for Global climate action at Melbourne Walk Against Warming 2009


External links

References

  1. Big numbers warm to climate cause The Age, 13 December 2009
  2. Massive turnout for Walk Against Warming, ABC, 12 December 2009
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