Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Liberal activists target Tony Abbott's seat over climate change policy

Tony Abbott’s political future could be under threat from a group of activists who have been organising environmentally conscious voters to join Liberal party branches on Sydney’s north shore – a move that could unseat the former prime minister.
 Environmentally conscious Sydneysiders are being
  urged to join the Liberal party in Tony Abbott’s seat. 
Billing themselves as “the counterweight” to the pro-coal power Monash Forum, the North Shore Environmental Stewards have held at least two recruitment functions at which attendees were urged to tap into their networks of environmentally conscious people to join the Liberal party branches in Abbott’s seat of Warringah and on the lower north shore.

The NSES has a Facebook page that says the group “supports clean energy and a healthy environment, and believes in traditional Liberal party values of environmental stewardship”.

Read the story by Anne Davies from The Guardian - “Liberal activists target Tony Abbott's seat over climate change policy.”

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