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Climate camp

Date and Time: 
Friday, October 9, 2009 - 11:00pm to Monday, October 12, 2009 - 4:00am

Join Jura collective members and friends at Climate Camp!

Climate Camp will be three days of sustainable living and community action in Helensburgh, 40 minutes south of Sydney on Dharawal land. We’ll be near Metropolitan Collieries, Australia’s oldest coal mine.

We are parents, youths, locals, and workers who are excited about coming together at Climate Camp ’09. We want to protect our precious water catchments from more damage and pollution by coal mining. We know coal is fuelling climate change – together we can begin the transition to a renewable future. People deserve good jobs in clean and safe industries.

Pitch your tent alongside hundreds of others – or stroll in for an afternoon – for great workshops, music, food and positive climate action.

If you're concerned about our future and want to do something about it, Climate Camp is for you. Fed up with government tokenism and corporate spin? Come and see how you can make a real difference.

Climate Camp is for all of us – because when it comes to water, climate and jobs, actions speak louder than words.

Climate change won’t just go away until we – that’s you and me – get together at Climate Camp ’09 with our kids and parents, our neighbours and friends, and begin building solutions together.

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Last year, the Camp for Climate Action at Newcastle was a resounding success, building to a climax in which over a thousand people joined a peaceful protest to stop trains transporting coal and focus the nation’s attention on the polluting coal industry.

Australia’s emissions are still rising. At a time when we need to be urgently cutting greenhouse pollution, Australian governments are approving new coal mines and considering the expansion of the Metropolitan Colliery mine that is already damaging Sydney and Illawarra’s water catchment.

Coal mining is destroying our health, our water and our climate. We need community action to demand a renewable future.

For more, check out http://www.climatecamp.org.au/