Tag Archives: COP15

Repower Port Augusta: the Walk for Solar

“Passengers, prepare for take off.” Blueish cabin lights illuminate my copy of Chris Rose’s How to Win Campaigns as flight DJ 247 leaves Melbourne. I’ll soon arrive in South Australia to start the journey of a lifetime, walking 300 km from Port Augusta to Adelaide in support of a campaign to build Australia’s first baseload […]

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joel Dignam Cop15

“The Island President”, COP15, and My Self

Last night at ACMI I saw The Island President, the last film being shown as part of the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival. It was the tale of President Mohamed Nasheed’s fight to save his country, the Maldives, from climate change. The film followed his political defiance of the Gayoom dictatorship up to the […]

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A picture from AYCC Power Shift 2010 Adelaide. I'm with two other climate activists, planning a speech on climate change.

Reflections on my Climate Activism

Being engaged in climate activism can be the worst. Humanity is currently on track to face terrible increases in global temperatures, rising sea levels, chaotic and highly destructive weather events, the loss of agricultural land, and the loss of water security. This is freaking alarming. But again, and again, the needed change that climate activists […]

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