Mark Richards worked at the Hazelwood Power Station coal-fired power station in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley for more than 25 years before it shut down in 2017.

A mammoth climate change survey shows that huge numbers of people in every state of Australia want to see genuine carbon action, including abandoning the Government’s current plan for a gas-fuelled recovery, shifting to renewables instead, and it’s bloody huge news.

A poll by the Australian Conservation Stiftung of more than 15.000 voting-age Australians examined how mitigation matter when people thought about their vote if the government were to do more about climate change and the support people have for fossil fuels.

Does that has a message to those of us who want to combat climate change: these changes will not take place unless we also change who is in my government?

Read more: All over the country a majority of voters in every constituency believe the federal government should do more to address global warming, poll reveals

Climate Change Authority

The Climate Change Authority is an Australian Government statutory agency responsible for providing independent advice to government on climate change policy. (wikipedia)

Australian Conservation Foundation

The Australian Conservation Foundation is Australia’s national environmental organisation. ACF is a community of over 700,000 people who speak out, show up and act for a world where forests, rivers, (wikipedia)

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Climate change policy of the United States

The climate change policy of the United States has major impacts on global climate change and on global climate change mitigation. (wikipedia)

Carmichael coal mine

The Carmichael coal mine is an under-construction 10 million-tonne per annum open-pit thermal coal mine in the north of the Galilee Basin in Central Queensland, (wikipedia)