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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.<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. 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.+90,000 people across Australia attended the rallies in capital cities and regional centres.<ref>http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/12/12/2769874.htm Massive turnout for Walk Against Warming], ABC, 12 December 2009</ref>
-90,000 people across Australia attended the rallies in capital cities and regional centres.<ref>[http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/12/12/2769874.htm Massive turnout for Walk Against Warming], ABC, 12 December 2009</ref>+==Melbourne rally==
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 +The following speakers at the Melbourne rally called for immediate policies to move us back towards a safe climate future:
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 +* '''Victoria McKenzie-McHarg''', Safe Climate Campaigner, Environment Victoria
 +* '''Mark Wakeham''', Campaigns Director, Environment Victoria
 +* '''Jenneke and Wytze Kylstra''', Father and Daughter, CFA volunteers sent to Marysville on [[2009 Victorian bushfires|Black Saturday]]
 +* '''Leah Avene''', mother and Tuvaluan woman, representing Make Poverty History
 +* '''Dr David Karoly''', Climate Scientist and lead author of the IPCC report
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 +The singer was Natalie Pa'apa'a of Blue King Brown Drummers were Melsamba
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-Plea from Tuvalu for Global climate action at Melbourne Walk Against Warming 2009+Plea from Leah Avene from Tuvalu for global climate action at Melbourne Walk Against Warming 2009.
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* [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.

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

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[edit] Melbourne rally

The following speakers at the Melbourne rally called for immediate policies to move us back towards a safe climate future:

  • Victoria McKenzie-McHarg, Safe Climate Campaigner, Environment Victoria
  • Mark Wakeham, Campaigns Director, Environment Victoria
  • Jenneke and Wytze Kylstra, Father and Daughter, CFA volunteers sent to Marysville on Black Saturday
  • Leah Avene, mother and Tuvaluan woman, representing Make Poverty History
  • Dr David Karoly, Climate Scientist and lead author of the IPCC report

The singer was Natalie Pa'apa'a of Blue King Brown Drummers were Melsamba

[edit] Photo gallery

[edit] Videos

Plea from Leah Avene from Tuvalu for global climate action at Melbourne Walk Against Warming 2009.


[edit] External links

[edit] References

  1. Big numbers warm to climate cause The Age, 13 December 2009
  2. http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/12/12/2769874.htm Massive turnout for Walk Against Warming], ABC, 12 December 2009
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