One Million Women: the launch of an exciting new climate change initiative
19 May 2009
A Campaign run by Climate Coolers has set out to enlist one million women across Australia, to commit to reducing their carbon emissions by one tonne annually. The 1 Million Women campaign was launched on the 19th of May in Maclaurin Hall at the University of Sydney.
The Institute for Sustainable Solutions, one of the major sponsors of the campaign, hosted the launch which was officially opened by the University Chancellor, Professor Marie Bashir. A host of well known female personalities from around the country attended including; Carmel Tebbutt MP, Margaret Fulton, Bernie Hobbs, Melinda Schneider, Sam Mostyn and Rachel Perkins.
Climate Coolers is a not for profit, women-led initiative aiming to reduce CO2 pollution through building a network of women across the country to engage Australians everywhere to take action on climate change.
To find out more about this campaign please visit: www.1millionwomen.com.au