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February 28, 2021

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It’s time for the fossil-fuel industry to take responsibility for the damage its carbon is causing by cleaning up its act before it is too late, but really it is up to us to protest, loud, long and everywhere that we can. We are gathering this Saturday 5 May at 4pm at the Peace Pole beside the Surf Club on Main Beach, Byron Bay.

Bring a lot of ‘climate dots’ placards and signs to connect with others. For those who want to – it is not compulsory – be prepared to get wet.

A working bee to build signs and plan the event will be held at 5–7 Byron Street, Byron Bay, in the foyer of Byron Central Apartments at 5pm on Thursday 3 May. Your help will be most appreciated.

Climate Impacts Day is hosted by 350.org, an international grassroots climate campaign. Visit www.climatedots.org for more information or call me on 0427 016 451.

There is no time to lose. We must wake up those who snooze and show them how the dots connect.

Rose Wanchap, Byron Bay

 


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1 COMMENT

  1. We are all responsible for our own use of fossil fuels.
    Our rampant consumerism is to blame.
    The buck stops with us individually.

    Don’t blame governments or corporations.
    It is always easy to externalise blame.

    When you are snoozing you are not consuming.
    Are you going to dispose of the dots in landfill after the event.

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