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Further discussions with the Maroondah Climate Change Action Group

By April 8, 2008No Comments

This morning I had a second meeting with the Maroondah Climate Change Action Group to view a presentation prepared by the association which reinforced the need for urgent action in reducing greenhouse emissions.

The presentation explored the consequences of rising global temperatures through a degradation of biodiversity and an increase in unpredictable and extreme weather conditions. Climate change is being exacerbated by the ice melting on Arctic ice caps occurring at a faster pace than previously anticipated.

Evidence continues to demonstrate the need to urgent action in regard to climate change and I am committed to ensuring that Maroondah Council views this issue seriously and acts decisively to reduce carbon emissions.

Alex Makin

Alex Makin

Alex Makin is a councillor for the Mullum Ward in the City of Maroondah. Alex has been a councillor since 2005, representing ratepayers, businesses, community groups and residents. I aim to continue making a difference and welcome any thoughts you may have in regard to life, community and business in Maroondah. Phone: (03) 9870 8202 or 0408 311 645 Email: alex@alexmakin.com.au

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