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Councillors and mayors are calling on the government to do more to tackle climate change. Source: AAP / Getty / from the article

by Michael Dahlstrom, 24/03/2022 in Yahoo! News

‘Community is suffering’: Leaders urge Scott Morrison to tackle climate crisis

Australians are exhausted from extreme weather and must be better protected, mayors and councillors from disaster-ravaged communities urge.

In an open letter, 31 elected local government representatives from Queensland, NSW, Tasmania, Victoria and South Australia called for the Commonwealth “to respond to accelerating climate change at the scale and pace required”.

Thursday’s plea for urgent action comes amid dissatisfaction at the government’s rescue and response effort amid unprecedented flooding in NSW and Queensland that claimed the lives of 17 people.

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Featured image: Lismore flood survivors have delivered a powerful message at the front gates of Scott Morrison’s Sydney residence. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Damian Shaw from Lismore residents storm Scott Morrison’s Kirribilli House in protest of the government’s lack of response to climate change following NSW floods by Crystal Wu, 21/03/2022 in Sky News.

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