We all want better public transport, more bike paths, cleaner air and cheaper living costs. But we also need to make sure that the cars we will continue to need and use won’t cost us the earth.
There's lots that the state government can do to clean up our cars, such as making registration for efficient cars cheaper. Meanwhile we want to convince the federal government to introduce a strong mandatory standard for new cars. And to help get our point across, we’ve put together a letter to Prime Minister Julia Gillard. It asks her to help slash greenhouse pollution and up to $700 a year off the average motorist's petrol costs by introducing a strong mandatory standard for new cars. And we need all the help we can get to make it happen.
But of course there’s always more you can be doing. Here's some other Green Actions you can take this month: