The Government we elect will be in power when we need to peak emissions in order to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. That’s why it’s more important than ever for young people to make our voices heard and make sure our leaders are ambitious and aim higher on climate.
Power Shift was a life-changing convergence of 1,500 young people and was the largest climate summit in Australia's history. The three days included incredible speakers like Tim Flannery, James Hansen and Xena: Warrior Princess, panels and inspiring workshops.
Port Augusta is a town at a crossroads. With two coal-fired power stations closing, there is the opportunity to decide what they are replaced with: Australia's first solar thermal plants or a combined cycle gas plant.
Meet Your Member
This campaign connected young people to their own MPs and Senators to have conversations about climate action and putting a price on pollution. This resulted in 226 meetings - a massive decentralised display of support for stronger climate policy.
Walk For Solar
In September 2012, 100 people walked for fifteen days to show their support for investment in Australia's first ever solar thermal plant. Our efforts put the national media and political spotlight on this issue. The Walk ended in a 2,000 person Rally for Solar through the streets of Adelaide. Taking the voices of locals and young people to the steps of Parliament house.