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Lock the Gate: Campaign Against Coal Seam Gas

Posted in Events by Mark Ogge on May 30th, 2011

6 June , 2011
6:30 pmto8:00 pm

Drew Hutton is a professional historian and environmental activist, co-authoring History of the Australian Environment Movement in 1999. He is now lead campaigner for Lock the Gate – a peaceful, non-cooperation campaign against mining companies – for Friends of the Earth.  The Six Degrees collective of Friends of the Earth, Brisbane has been campaigning against open cut coal mining on agricultural land and environmentally sensitive areas for over two years and, more recently, calling for a moratorium on coal seam gas development. Drew will join us via Skype to discuss coal seam gas mining.

Time: 6:30- 8pm Monday 6 June 2011

Location: The Wood Theatre, ECONOMICS & COMMERCE (Building 148) Room:G09 ground floor. Enter building by main foyer (opposite Old Arts). (Theatre entrance is off the foyer and is clearly sign posted) University of Melbourne, Parkville VIC

Thank you to the University of Melbourne Energy Research Institute, our Zero Carbon Australia project partners for joining us in bringing you this event.
Entry: Gold coin donation

Further reading:

http://lockthegate.org.au/
http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/special_eds/20110221/gas/
http://www.foe.org.au/climate-justice/media/news-items/archive/2010/the-…
http://www.foe.org.au/resources/chain-reaction/editions/111/frontline-co…
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/environment/charged-green-wont-take-foot…
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2w5KpKe0ys4
http://www.cambridge.org/gb/knowledge/isbn/item1144483/?site_locale=en_GB
http://www.beyondzeroemissions.org/media/radio/professor-robert-w-howart…