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| I travelled 11 hours with my two-year-old to tell our leaders: stop Adani | Marnie Cotton

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Source: lebanonuntravelled.com
Source: lebanonuntravelled.com


Having children made me realise the urgency of climate change action. Why can’t politicians see it?
My little girl was born over seven years ago. Two weeks into her life the Brisbane floods arrived. It was a gut-wrenching slap in the face for me. Not because we were terribly affected but because it was the compounding evidence I needed to understand what climate change would mean for my beautiful fragile newborn.
Before having her, I understood that climate change was real and extreme weather events were only going to get worse and occur more often as the global temperature increased. With an extraordinary deluge of water falling from the sky, holding my newborn, I realised that my daughter was in the firing line and climate reality struck.

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