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Queenslanders, our sunshine state has the tools and talent to become a renewable energy superpower – and shift away from digging and burning fossil fuels that drive climate impacts.

Ramping up climate solutions now will create long-term jobs in our regions, help restore our incredible forests and slash climate pollution this decade. But we need to act now or let the opportunity slip through our fingers.

Sign the petition. We need thousands of us to call on our state government to invest in the solutions and make Queensland a climate and nature champion. Together Queensland CAN!

For more information on how Queensland can slash pollution and create jobs in future industries this decade, see the brand new Queensland CAN! report commissioned by ACF, Queensland Conservation Council and World Wildlife Fund Australia.

Petition demands

We call upon the Queensland Government to:

  1. Slash Queensland’s climate pollution by at least half this decade
  2. Make Queensland a renewable energy superpower and creating 100,000 jobs in climate solutions
  3. Protect Queensland’s nature to store carbon and establishing an Environmental Protection Authority for Queensland to oversee and investigate environmental decisions

Jobs we can create in climate solutions

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Header image: Kerry Trapnell


Latest Supporters

Sylvie 2022-09-14 04:59:33 +1000
Pablo 2022-09-14 02:17:04 +1000
Heidi 2022-09-13 20:44:49 +1000
Angela 2022-09-13 20:31:36 +1000
I want change so there can be a future
Jade 2022-09-13 19:00:24 +1000
I want the reintroduction of carbon tax and the promotion of energy efficient cars and household products.
Guido 2022-09-13 16:32:46 +1000
Gavin 2022-09-13 04:53:33 +1000
Sally 2022-09-12 15:39:27 +1000
Lizzie 2022-09-11 21:27:40 +1000
Suzi 2022-09-11 11:32:24 +1000
I am concerned for the loss of habitat for wildlife
Carol 2022-09-11 09:58:13 +1000
Jane 2022-09-10 13:09:12 +1000
Peta 2022-09-10 13:04:23 +1000
Gary 2022-09-09 17:58:36 +1000
Slow down and stop Climate Change please do everything in your power for this outcome.
Gerald 2022-09-09 15:13:52 +1000
We are the sunshine state; we also have many, many remote communities and families that benefit from having access to renewable energy rather than trying – at incredible expense – to link them to the power-grid (which links can be disrupted by our natural disasters such as cyclones and bushfires) or having them rely on generators that use incredibly-expensive (and difficult to transport, esp in The Wet) fossil fuels. We should be investing bigtime in solar power and also in research to develop better – and cheaper – household/ community-level battery banks/ energy storage devices. We should be moving right away from our deadly addiction to / dependence on income from selling fossil fuels which then produce emissions that are destroying the biosphere… and by extreme fire, drought and floods causing HUGELY expensive damage to livelihoods and infrastructure. (And the large-scale mining of those fuels ALSO destroys the environment; I am HORRIFIED that the irreplaceable and lovely Bimble Box reserve, for example, could be sacrificed to the Great God Coal and $$$; because that sets a very, very, very bad example.. it means that NOTHING – not even a nature reserve that is supposed to be protected in perpetuity – is safe if a mining magnate can bulldoze it to make a fast buck. It means that at the stroke of a pen good farmland, pasture, forests and supposedly-protected national parks or nature reserves can be shredded and turned into dead holes in the ground for short-term profit. Clean air, good soil, clean water – healthy waterways and wetlands, aquifers and groundwater reserves – and glorious biodiversity MUST be prioritised, ALWAYS. )
Sylvia 2022-09-09 11:46:26 +1000
Catherine 2022-09-09 11:14:02 +1000
We have so much natural beauty and places that need protecting in QLD (Great Barrier Reef being just one) and it’s time to look to the future and make meaningful change instead of clinging to the past.
Tanya 2022-09-09 07:28:24 +1000
kathryn 2022-09-08 21:39:34 +1000
Mitch 2022-09-08 20:37:09 +1000
Gareth 2022-09-08 17:10:54 +1000
Lets make Qld a renewable energy superpower to show other states the way to go
Jennifer 2022-09-08 15:38:51 +1000
Anthony 2022-09-08 15:33:05 +1000
Cheryl 2022-09-08 11:51:21 +1000
Karen 2022-09-07 21:59:42 +1000
Think of the future.
James 2022-09-07 17:57:51 +1000
Joan 2022-09-07 17:14:36 +1000
I want QLD to be a climate and nature champion because I see our planet becoming more and more unlivable. We are going to become extinct if we dont take action NOW
Elaine 2022-09-07 10:07:25 +1000
I want QLD to be a climate & nature champion because this will give our people a healthier life and bring more visitors wanting a share in this healthier life – what else is there?!
Ingrid 2022-09-07 07:58:42 +1000
I want Queensland to be a climate and nature champion because the impacts of failing in this area are catastrophic. Not just for the natural world, but also the human world. Climate change is acting faster than historical based models are indicating. Urgent action is now required. Else We all be ruined as Hanrahan said. This time though it may be final for humanity! Urgent action please
Murray 2022-09-06 20:36:24 +1000