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The Great Green Wall: Climate Change, Conflict and Community Resilience

The Great Green Wall is a documentary film that follows a journey along the Great Green Wall – an ambitious plan to grow a 8000km ‘wall’ of vegetation across the Sahel, from Senegal in West Africa, to Djibouti in the East. The film follows Malian musician and activist Inna Modja as she meets with communities across the region, grappling not only with the costs of climate change and desertification, but the associated costs of conflict and insecurity. The film is being shown in Australia as part of the Transitions Film Festival, premiering in Melbourne on 20 February 2020. Green Agenda [...]

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Politics Of Peace And Patience

and | 6th July, 2019

Dr Frank Habineza is the President of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, who in September 2018 was elected as one of two Greens MPs in the Rwandan...
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Ecological Sustainability, Featured, Green Ideas in Action, How we'll make change, Participatory Democracy, Social Justice

Jobs, Justice And A Liveable World: Urban Planning In A Green New Deal

| 11th December, 2019

On August 29, 2019 the UQ Greens, alongside QLD Greens MP Michael Berkman hosted the forum ‘Jobs, Justice & a Liveable World: A Green New Deal for Australia’....
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Sortition And The Joy of Participation

| 6th November, 2019

Tim Dunlop is providing a keynote address at the upcoming Green Institute Conference, Cultivating Democracy. Register now! This is an edited version of ‘Sortition: the joy of participation’,...
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Ecological Sustainability, Featured, How we'll make change, Participatory Democracy

Indigenous Communities Should Be At The Forefront Of Action On Climate Change

| 1st November, 2019

Dr Virginia Marshall is providing a keynote address at the upcoming Green Institute Conference, Cultivating Democracy. Register now! In early September I attended an Indigenous Peoples Climate Change...
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Ecological Sustainability, Featured, How we'll make change, Participatory Democracy

The Climate Emergency As A Governance Emergency: A Bold Case For Democratic Reform

| 14th October, 2019

On the 20th of September, millions of protestors marched across 85 countries demanding climate action. The image of hundreds of thousands of young demonstrators taking to the streets...
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Jobs, Justice And A Liveable World: For A Job Guarantee

and | 14th October, 2019

On August 29, 2019 the UQ Greens, alongside QLD Greens MP Michael Berkman hosted the forum ‘Jobs, Justice & a Liveable World: A Green New Deal for Australia’....
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Ecological Sustainability, Featured, How we'll make change, Participatory Democracy, Peace & Nonviolence, Social Justice

Protecting Our Right To Peaceful Dissent In The Face Of Climate Breakdown

| 26th September, 2019

It is difficult to overstate the importance and influence of disruptive, peaceful protest and non-violent direct action in social change. On countless issues like women’s rights, LGBTIQ+ rights,...
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Ecological Sustainability, Featured, Social Justice

Do Nuclear-Powered Electrons Have Balls? Hyper-Masculine Domination VS Ecological Politics

| 30th August, 2019

There’s been a flurry of stories recently about men apparently choosing not to recycle, or carry reusable shopping bags, because they’re worried people might question their sexuality. The...
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Ecological Sustainability, Featured, How we'll make change, Participatory Democracy, Peace & Nonviolence

Time To Rebel: Civil Disobedience For The Planet

| 5th August, 2019

The Extinction Rebellion (XR) movement has grabbed headlines since late 2018 with its repertoire of non-violent but disruptive tactics to raise climate awareness and protest government inaction on...
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Lessons From The Election Part 2: Unions And The Environment Movement

| 12th July, 2019

There has been significant debate over both the role of unions and the environment movement in the 2019 Australian Federal Election. Godfrey Moase argues the two need to...
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