Category Archives: Australian Youth Climate Coalition

Greg Hunt’s cultivated optimism gets us nowhere

It’s good to be optimistic – so long as you remain well-grounded. Optimism has the power to sustain us through grim times, as an ABC Foreign Correspondent report from war-ravaged Afghanistan reminded me last week. It showed young people on … Continue reading

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A reminder that climate change is upon us

A Hobart event this Saturday will be a reminder that it’s getting harder by the year to take effective action on our carbon emissions. [1 May 2012 | Peter Boyer] Since time immemorial, using whatever intellectual tools are available to … Continue reading

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Powershift 2011: young people breaking through the barriers

By Soliman Aït Maamar | 18 November 2011 Powershift is organised annually by the Australian Youth Climate Coalition, an organisation bringing together young people seeking to make a real impact on Australia’s (and the world’s) effort to abate our greenhouse … Continue reading

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