A well organised, new project bringing beautifully designed, inexpensive Climate Action Now Signs to the people promises to help wake Australia up to the need for urgent climate action now. This project came out of the disastrous fires of Black Summer 2019 on the NSW South Coast. As the fires raged Jed Johnson noticed people were putting up homemade Climate Action Now signs on farm gates....but some didn't look great and all were different. He thought uniform signs would have more impact as they are easily recognised, creating a mass effect showing that many, many of us want to pull our weight as a nation in cutting CO2 emissions and are not content with the lack of adequate climate policy.
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We join families from Nth Rosedale, who lived through the horrific fires that burnt some of their homes to the ground as they ran for shelter on the beach. They are waiting for a truck from the Australian National Museum to arrive to pick up relics of Black Sumer: a melted aluminum fishing tinny boat and melted water pump from the destroyed home of Jack Egan and Cath Bowden. On the unmelted half of the boat is a large yellow and black painted sign that says Climate Action Now.
Climate Action Now signs [CAN] cansign.org.au
Music: Emerging Canberra composer Dom Novakovic:
Earth Matters #1282 was produced by Bec Horridge
Megan Williams, Teishan Ahearne, Bec Horridge & Nicky Stott