The Australian Greens National Conference has unanimously thrown its support behind the National Day of Climate Action and reiterated its commitment to defending Australia’s price on pollution.

Greens Leader Christine Milne has welcomed the strong public statement:

“The Australian Greens will not blink. We will take a strong stand against Tony Abbott. We will not equivocate,” Senator Milne said.

PROPOSAL: That the National Conference make the following public statement.

The Australian Greens National Conference:

1. Fully supports the National Day of Climate Action and the campaign to defend Australia’s price on pollution

2. Condemns Tony Abbott’s failure to send a representative of his government to international climate talks in Warsaw this week where the rest of the world is discussing how to drive stronger and faster action to tackle global warming.

3. Condemns Tony Abbott’s reckless attempts to roll back action on global warming by repealing the Clean Energy Package that is working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

4. Calls on the Abbott Government to accept the science of global warming and cut Australia’s climate pollution accordingly.

<Accepted by consensus.

Australian Greens Leader Senator Christine Milne