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Safe Climate

Imagine a Victoria where the air we breathe is clean and fresh. Where the energy that fuels our lives comes from steady winds and warm sunshine. A place with smart, efficient buildings and a modern, clean transport system.

Now imagine yourself getting involved in our campaigns to reduce Victoria's pollution and stop damage to our climate.

Victoria’s role in the changing climate

Each year, our state releases around 120 million tonnes of greenhouse gas into the atmosphere.

With a population of 6 million people, that amounts to annual emissions of 20 tonnes per person! It makes us one of the most polluting states in one of the most polluting countries in the world.

Over 70 percent of Victoria’s electricity currently comes from burning brown coal, which is one of the most polluting ways of generating electricity.

But things can change. The good news is, our state government is already taking positive steps to cut our climate pollution.

Victoria can become a leader on climate. But making the changes we need will mean committing to strong action to phase out polluting coal and shift to renewable energy.

Get all the details in our report, Six Steps to Climate Leadership.

There are a few steps we can take which will make a big difference. Almost half Victoria’s greenhouse gas emissions come from three large brown coal power stations in the Latrobe Valley. So transitioning away from burning brown coal would cut our greenhouse pollution in half!

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Want to know more about the causes and impacts of climate change in Australia? Check out this website from the Australian Government, Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO.

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We all need to work together to cut pollution and stop further damage to our climate. Will you join us?