Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Three ways to help save the Kimberley this week

There are three actions in Perth this week to help save the Kimberley.

1 Wednesday at Woodside (Tomorrow)

New Woodside CEO Peter Coleman will be fronting the media to present the company's half year results on August 17. We will be there too: presenting our own half year report on Woodside's performance on the environment and community relations. Result: FAILED!

Woodside Headquarters, 240 St Georges Tce (cnr Milligan St), Perth. Wed 17 August, 8:30am (tomorrow). Organised by The Wilderness Society.

2 Renewables not Gas: Speakout on Friday

Safe Climate speakout for 100% renewables by 2020 calling for:
* Protect the Kimberley
* Stop Fracking in WA
* Phase out Coal

Murray St Mall, Perth. Friday 19 August, 4:30pm. Organised by Safe Climate Perth (For more info: Zeb 0405 179 113)

3 Bike to Broome: Send off on Sunday

Bike To Broome is a 5-day, around-the-clock, tandem bike ride event from Perth to Broome, to raise awareness and to oppose the building of Woodside Petroleum’s proposed gas processing plant at James Price Point, 40 kilometres north of Broome. Six pairs of riders, riding in shifts, will attempt to reach Broome within five and a half days - covering 2,368 kilometres...So come to the send off.

Murray Street Mall, Perth City. Sunday 21 August, 11am. Organised by the Wilderness Society.