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Tomorrow (Sunday) we're joining the biggest gathering of people in history committed to taking action towards the very real threats of climate change.

Happening simultaneously with millions of people all over the world, it's the "HOLY SHIT, CLIMATE CHANGE IS REAL!!?" day we need everyone on board for. Honestly. This is going to be massive. See you there!
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People's Climate Mobilisation - Perth

September 21, 2014, 1:00pm

Russell Square Park

Join people from all walks of life as we call for urgent action, not words, to create a world that works for people AND planet. On September 21, we join hundreds of thousands of people around the world in calling on our leaders to commit to bold climate action at the UN Climate Summit. Our message is simple and clear: we want a safe climate future. To achieve this goal, we call for: 1) Tony Abbott to put real climate action on the G20 agenda 2) Strong Renewable Energy Target and a timeline to reach 100% Renewable Energy ASAP 3) No new coal or gas projects This will be a fun, family friendly event with loads of opportunities to learn about how YOU can take effective personal and collective climate action. Let's make sure the world knows we take our climate seriously! Time: 1:00 PM Date: Sunday, September 21, Location: Russell Square Perth, Speakers: Prof. Fiona Stanley - Future Health and the impact of global warming. Bishop Tom Wilmot - Divestment, what organisations like the church can do to help win this fight. Zaheer Allam - Small island nations and climate change. Chantelle Roberts - Bunbury Against Coal Exports and the local fight against Fracking. Cameron Power - How WA can reach 100% renewables by 2029, a vision for the future. Organisations Supporting: 350.org Animal Justice Party WA Australian Conservation Foundation Australian Youth Climate Coalition Avaaz Catholic Earthcare Australia Climate Reality Project Conservation Council WA EcoCare Commission Anglican Diocese of Perth GetUp Justice, Ecology and Development Office of the Catholic Archdiocese of Perth Labor Environment Action Network March Australia - Perth No Fracking WAy Occupy Perth Socialist Alliance Social Justice Board of Uniting Church WA Sustainable Energy Now The Greens WA The Wilderness Society Transition Town Perth Uniting Church WA WA Climate Roundtable WA Forest Alliance

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Want to give us a hand with finishing our awesome animated DVD or support us on our world tour? At the moment, we do this 100% for the love and rely on awesome people like you to keep spreading the word of permaculture and sustainable design to a mainstream audience. If you have an abundance of cash, why not throw some our way so we can spread it like a good compost?

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Permaculture Remixed Project

CALLING ALL MUSIC PRODUCERS (Electro Swing/Glitch/Dance/Wonk/Womp etc): We’re excited to announce the “Permaculture Remixed” Project!   To be involved, just follow these three simple steps: 1. Click here to download the…

Review: Newham Recorder – Formidable Vegetable Sound System reap Lovebox success

  Antipodean rockers, Formidable Vegetable Sound System managed to “cultivate” a wildly dancing crowd at Lovebox on July 19. Read the full story here.

Next Stop: BOOM

Formidable Vegetable Sound System will be opening (yes, OPENING) Europe’s biggest electronic music, arts and lifestyle festival- BOOM this week in Idanha-A-Nova, Portugal. Check it out.

Bulgaria & European Permaculture Convergence

It was a sunny and humid with summer storm clouds brewing in the mountains when we flew into Sofia last Wednesday morning. Having been smashing the UK tour pretty much…

‘We’re running out of oil!” Formidable Veg live on BBC London

Yesterday morning after breakfast we had the great pleasure of going on prime-time London radio to announce to the world through song that ‘We’re running out of oil!” I’m not…

Formidable Veg on BBC Sussex

Had a lovely chat with Sarah Gorrell on BBC Radio Sussex yesterday arvo and busted out a groovy version of Waste with Mal Webb on the facial Beet Box. Check…

City of London Festival: Inside the Bowler Hat

Ever wondered what it’s like being inside a gigantic bowler hat? Neither had I until we got invited to play in one in the middle of London! Last week we…

Could GMO ever actually benefit us?

I unintentionally opened up an interesting debate on the Formidable Vegetable Facebook page the other day after posting a link to AVAAZ’s Seed Savers’ Noah’s Ark campaign calling to form…

Formidable Veg on BBC Radio Bristol

Charlie chats with Laura Rawlings on BBC Radio Bristol last week about the UK Tour.

Glastonbury Festival 2014

We have survived our mission to the maddest festival on Earth – and what a festival of contrasts it is! Tiny solar, wind and bicycle-powered stages, twenty-year old permaculture gardens…

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  • Misty morning in #Albany. #tranquility #firstdayoffinages
  • So you think you've got a bramble problem? Presenting: The South-West Australian #blackberry. #brutal #impenetrable #ouch
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  • Beauty is in the stalk of a blood-red silverbeet. #nofilter #instahap #chard
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