CLEAN meeting – Thursday 16th April, 6pm

When : Thursday 16th April, 6pm
Where : Activist Centre

Join us to discuss the Repower Port Augusta campaign and organising a forum regarding the recent release of the Draft Balance of Study report from Alinta Energy. We will also be organising the latest outreach activities. Such as running a stall on Easter Saturday (4th April) at Henley Beach Square from 10.30am.

All welcome at the meeting.

For info contact Gemma (0437 714 786)

CLEAN meeting – 14th June

When : Saturday June 14, 12:00pm – 2:00pm (note earlier time)
Where : Adelaide Activist Centre, Level 2, 95 Currie St, Adelaide

Join us for updates and organising including planning for the summer heat wave campaign. All welcome. For info contact Robyn (0404 303 120)

CLEAN meeting – 12th April

Saturday April 12, 2:00pm – 4:00pm 
Adelaide Activist Centre, Room 205, Level 2,
95 Currie St, Adelaide.
Come along for our postponed discussion about the psychology of climate change (readings at http://psychologyforasafeclimate.org/news.php) We’ll also plan our next campaign stalls and prepare for a film screening of Greedy Lying Bastards on Sat. 10 May. Old and new faces all welcome. Bring a snack to share if you wish. For info contact Robyn   (0404 303 120)  Don’t forget to check out the informative CLEAN Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/cleansa

CLEAN minutes 12/6/13

CLEAN minutes 12/6/13

Present – Robyn, Gemma, Chris
 
Climate Science and Action Conference (October)
Gemma ran through program to date. General discussion. Particularly around speakers and ‘actions’ for the final session.Need to involve more people in organising. Next CLEAN meeting to focus on creative brainstorming for conference. Aim to re-engage old CLEANies and recruit new.
 
Actions
Gemma and Renfrey to contact various potential speakers as per meeting with AEU
Robyn to approach John Rice re ESL strand
Robyn to research presenters for Creative Campaigning workshop/ Arts strand
Robyn to put call to list for ideas re agricultural/ arts speakers
Gemma and Robyn to phone contact people to come to next meeting
 
Do the Maths – Bill McKibben Simulcast
Gemma reported back on this FOE event. Good numbers at events interstate, reasonable turn up here given late notice of venue. Useful statistics maps presented + info re divestment campaigns which aim to take away social licence of companies to continue fossil fuel pollution (ie student fossil free campus campaigns, banking and super divestment). Also inspiring stuff on Keystone Gas Pipeline protests, the largest demonstrations in the USA for 30 years.
Action
Chris to investigate 350.org site for useful campaign materials including Australian fossil fuel map
Robyn research Santos corporate events for future actions
 
Climate Change and the Federal Budget
Gemma presented information on positives and negatives for climate issues in the budget. Positives included: over $500 million in cuts for ‘clean coal’ programs, $10 billion remains in CLEAN Energy Finance Corporation
Negatives included: 2.4 billion cuts from climate change programs including Australian Renewable Energy Agency and the Biodiversity Fund, plus huge subsidies to fossil fuel companies continue (such as fuel tax credit scheme)
 
Next Meeting
Wed July 3 6:30 – 8:30pm. Dinner and creative brainstorming/ planning for October conference

CLEANSA Meeting – 1st August

Just a reminder about our next CLEANSA meeting.
Date : Wednesday August 1, 2012
Time : Starts at 6pm
Location : The Activist Centre – Room 205, Level 2, 95 Currie Street, Adelaide, South Australia.

We’ll be hearing report-backs from the Repower Port Augusta campaign, which is really beginning to intensify, with the town recently concluding its community vote (an overwhelming result: 4053 votes for solar, 43 for gas), and plans for major rallies in Port Augusta and Adelaide, towards the end of September.

There’s also plenty of new projects to work on: a proposed climate change conference for February 2013, and climate science presentations, and a redo of CLEAN’s website…

 

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