This is third in a series of posts exploring the challenges facing climate activism. Some questions from my earlier post:
We’ve been looking for new or different ways of working. Do we make community education and awareness the priority? How do we reach out to a broader audience?
Should we become more involved in mainstream politics through political parties and elections? Is direct action a better route?
How do we raise awareness and influence the decision-making processes?
The debate about strategies and tactics has intensified since Copenhagen.
Secondary teacher (now retired), unionist and Australian Labor Party
member since 1972. 8 years teaching in the Northern Territory: 4 in
Katherine, followed by 4 in Maningrida, an aboriginal community in
Returned in June 2008 to Melbourne to live after 15 months in Broome.