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The Financial Review has heard us


Vicky – Australia via 

2:41 PM (8 minutes ago)

to me

Dear friend,

Thank you so much for asking the Australian Financial Review (AFR) to report responsibly on the biggest story of our time – climate change, rather than lambasting ANU’s decision to divest.

Last Thursday, and the Australian Youth Climate Coalition took your message, along with the messages of over 7,000 Australians, to the Fairfax Annual General Meeting. Click on the image below for highlights from the day:

We distributed it along with copies of our very own Australian Fossil Fuel Review.

And we presented the AFR with their very own Carbon Cover-Up Award which they accepted:

We will find some space in the trophy cabinet for the Carbon Coverup Award given to us by the anti-fossil fuel campaign.” – Australian Financial Review, 8th November

Smart people know that the world needs to leave fossil fuels in the ground. They know that a huge transformation is underway, disrupting old dirty energy’s business model and shifting hundreds of billions of dollars in assets. And we all know that it is these groundbreaking stories that the Financial Review needs to tell their readers about, rather than running a month long anti-divestment push.

Thankyou for helping us take this message to the heart of Australia’s financial press.

Yours for a brighter future,

Vicky for the Australia team

PS: Here are just three of the many sources of fair and balanced reporting on climate and fossil fuel divestment:

PPS: Checkout this great article by Fossil Free ANU’s Tom Swann on the AFR’s coverage of ANU’s divestment decision. is building a global climate movement.You can connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and become a sustaining donor to keep this movement strong and growing.

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