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“We all need to become everyday climate warriors”: Award to Climate Action Moreland Convenor

John Englart with Mayor Cr Abboud and Cr Riley with Environmental Sustainability Award

John Englart, Convenor of Climate Action Moreland, received the annual Moreland Award for Environmental Sustainability at the Moreland Awards on 1st October, 2019 for his advocacy in climate action. More than 200 people attended the awards event at the Coburg Town Hall.

Previous to his award, John Englart’s name was mentioned during the evening ceremonies as part of three advisory groups: Sustainable Moreland Advisory Group, Moreland Transport Advisory Committee, Community Advisory Reference Group (on level crossing removal).

John has been a resident of Brunswick, Coburg North and Fawkner for 29 years, publishing on climate science and the need for action since 2004, and active in Climate Action Moreland since 2012. He has attended as an NGO Observer for Climate Action Network Australia the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Annual conferences in Paris in 2015 (COP21), Marrakech in 2016 (COP22), and Bonn in 2017 (COP23).

Here is John’s acceptance speech to the Awards night audience:
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October 2, 2019 at 10:14 am Leave a comment

Switch off Coal. Switch on Renewables. September 12-13

You can  volunteer to help with some leafleting in the Moreland area, particularly of train stations.

Please help leaflet the following stations on the following days from 7-8.30am:

Wednesday 26 August  – Coburg station
Thursday 27 August – Essendon station
Wednesday 2 September – Brunswick station
Thursday 3 September – Moonee Ponds station
Wednesday 9 September – city station
Thursday 10 September – city station

If anyone wants to leaflet a different station or leaflet one of these stations on a different day, people can let me know so that we don’t double up. People can also leaflet their tram.

Please call Sue on  0413-377-798.

August 18, 2009 at 11:31 pm


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