Tuesday, 9 February 2010

A Safe Climate Bill for Victoria

Lighter Footprints are involved in a collaborative project with Friends of the Earth (Melbourne) and Greenleap Strategic Institute to develop a Safe Climate Bill for Victoria.

The project aims to develop a draft Bill that, if implemented, would establish Victoria’s commitment to climate protection and create a framework to meet Victoria’s share of the global obligation to reduce carbon emissions to address its historical carbon debt and provide for a safe climate future.

This draft Bill will be developed through collaboration between the above parties and other climate action groups, and it is hoped will provide a contrasting and alternative piece of legislation to the draft Climate Change Bill currently being developed by the Victorian Government.

Read the Discussion Paper here

Read the Draft Principles here


For more information about this project, contact Fiona Armstrong, Safe Climate Bill project coordinator: fiona-armstrong@bigpond.com, or phone 0438900005.

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