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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

I want Queensland to be a climate and nature champion because this is the only way. I have been impacted by the recent floods and I can see how terrible the state has been to prepare, help and prevent these types of events. We must stop fossil fuel mining. We must prepare for the future with renewables and protect our environment.
Aurelie 2022-09-03 11:24:36 +1000
Now! Before it’s too late!
Vera 2022-09-03 11:22:11 +1000
I want Queensland to respond with real courage to the climate change and biodiversity catastrophe we are facing along with the rest of the global community.
Wendy 2022-09-03 11:19:31 +1000
This makes sense, is future-proofing and can create an amazing State – we need this good news and good example. More nature protection, more renewable energy, a circular economy for finance, waste, for all the generations to come
Ellie 2022-09-03 11:16:42 +1000
Richard 2022-09-03 11:16:09 +1000
Everything points to the need for change. No environment = no economy.
Helen 2022-09-03 11:06:09 +1000
Maryann 2022-09-03 11:05:08 +1000
Megan 2022-09-03 11:02:41 +1000
It’s about time for the change
John 2022-09-03 10:59:45 +1000
Clay 2022-09-03 10:45:28 +1000
Thomas 2022-09-03 10:43:42 +1000
I want to see the Queensland government to slash climate pollution and increase renewable energy output.
Rebecca 2022-09-03 10:41:15 +1000
I want Qld to be a nature and climate champion because all of Australia should be protected for our wildlife and our children.
What is the point of living in a desperately dirty, destructive environment with threats of floods and fires wiping us out.
We know we have to do our very best to reverse the damage as soon as possible, don’t we?
Suzanne 2022-09-03 10:37:11 +1000
Lynda 2022-09-03 10:34:57 +1000
Queensland has the capacity to show the world our credentials for green energy and protected national and marine parks. It will be a leader in the economics of Eco-tourism.
Susan 2022-09-03 10:28:29 +1000
I want Queensland to be a climate and nature champion because it is the right action to take for all living beings now and for generations to come
Jody 2022-09-03 10:27:06 +1000
Peter 2022-09-03 10:16:08 +1000
We need to reduce claimte pollution urgently ino order to have a liveable future.
Tim 2022-09-03 10:13:09 +1000
This is a big State and climate change will affect it more and more in the future
bob 2022-09-03 10:07:59 +1000
Catherine 2022-09-03 10:04:15 +1000
Marlene 2022-09-03 10:01:32 +1000
Lucila 2022-09-03 09:55:52 +1000
Warren 2022-09-03 09:52:43 +1000
Queensland has so many unique features that we must protect for the good of all humankind. We expect Brazilians to protect the Amazon and yet we allow development that threatens the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree. Now Toondah Harbour mangroves and wetlands is about to be concreted to provide water view apartments for a select few, destroying habitat for the gravely endangered Eastern Curlew. It is madness and it has to be reversed. Come on Queensland, lead the way!
Paula 2022-09-03 09:52:35 +1000
Because I want my grandchildren and his children grow up in a clean air and environment
Barbara 2022-09-03 09:48:49 +1000
Pam 2022-09-03 09:42:06 +1000
When it comes to climate action, I want Queensland to be a leader not a laggard.
Paul 2022-09-03 09:38:37 +1000
We need to be the most beautiful, greenest and environmentally friendly state in Australia. Let the plants and animals and us live the best and healthiest lives that we can.
Louise 2022-09-03 09:28:34 +1000
Esme 2022-09-03 09:21:43 +1000
We need to address the fact that so much of our suburban wild life has need devastated by our suburban growth. The density of our housing leaves no room for mature snd replanting of trees takes years to grow to maturity. In that time our wild life has no habitat so die out. There is no respect for old growth forest leaving our wild life little prospect of nesting material.
Our people need education in why this is necessary and how and why they need to respect the bush that is remaining.
Barbara 2022-09-03 09:06:27 +1000