Three residents of Geelong sent a personal message to the Geelong Councillors today - about why we ask them to declare a climate emergency and act accordingly.
Here is what they wrote:
16 JULY 2019 AT 2:51 PM Dear Councillors, I speak on behalf of Geelong and countless citizens when I ask for your leadership, initiative and assistance towards combating global warming. Countless evidence has been provided by scientists around the world that this is a problem that if left untended will lead the world into an extraordinary state of decay never seen before in humanities lifespan, which seems to be getting shorter every day. Sam Guest
16 JULY 2019 AT 5:26 PM Scientists globally warn that emissions need to be urgently reduced to hold global warming to a maximum of 1.5%. I request that we heed these warnings and take action immediately rather than delay and regret. Sandra Brown
16 JULY 2019 AT 6:17 PM If you care about the future at all you must implement a climate emergency now. Georgia Moore
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