“Rise for Climate” is a worldwide, annual day of action organised by 350.org. This year there will be thousands of rallies in towns and cities all around the globe, including most Australian capital cities.
Community groups in Tweed, Byron, Lismore and Gold Coast are collaborating to have one at Tweed Heads. Our purpose is to demand our local leaders commit to building a fossil free world that puts people and justice before profits.
The State is in the grip of one of its most severe droughts. Wild fires and heatwaves are happening in the Northern hemisphere. Climate change is happening.
It’s time for a fast and fair transition to 100% renewable energy for all! We are at a crossroads. By 2020 net greenhouse gas emissions must begin to fall globally, in order to mitigate the climate crisis.
The Northern Rivers and Gold Coast “Rise for Climate” rally is an opportunity for concerned citizens to come together and demand real action on global climate change.
In the days following the worldwide rallies, cities, states, businesses and civil society from around the world are gathering in California for the Global Climate Action Summit. The Summit has invited every mayor, governor, and local leader in the world, whether they’re at the summit or not, to make a bold climate commitment to help the world reach the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement.
We need a fast, fair and just transition to 100% renewable energy and an immediate end to new fossil fuel projects.
The Northern Rivers and Gold Coast “Rise for Climate” rally happens on Saturday 8th September, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, at the Anzac Memorial precinct, Jack Evans Boat Harbour, Tweed Heads, near the Wharf Street – Bay Street corner.
There will be a march and an assembly with speakers and musical entertainment. Bring the family, a picnic and sun protection. You can register at https://actionnetwork.org/events/rise-for-climate-rally-and-street-march .