21 Jul '11, 2am

Inspiring read of the day: Australian Climate Activist Meets Prime Minister: #350ppm

Inspiring read of the day: Australian Climate Activist Meets Prime Minister: #350ppm

I just received this heartwarming story from one our Australian organisers, Samantha Mella, who bumped into Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gilliard in her hometown in the Hunter Valley (where much coal mining goes on). She retells the experience... Gudday - I met the Prime Minister yesterday. Can you indulge me while I tell you about it? I had just had my first child free morning after the school holidays. So naturally, being me, I sat down and wrote a letter to the editor as soon as the kids left the house. Then my husband called me, "You have an appointment with Meschelle at 11am." Blast, so I had to do a really quick edit job and send it, and burned into Maitland. The Newcastle Herald called to say they would print my letter. And then after the appt, my husband invited me for a coffee, (choice!!) so we amble up to the mall to have a "date" and there are police and sec...

Full article: http://www.350.org/en/about/blogs/gudday-i-met-prime-mini...

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