Well done to Clonard students, Mia H, Montana M and Lauren D who attended a rally protesting against Viva Energy’s planned floating LNG import and regasification terminal on Corio Bay.
As Australia pledges to reduce methane emissions, Viva Energy pushes forward with plans for gas terminal on Geelong’s Corio Bay.
By building a floating LNG import terminal in Corio Bay, Viva aims to make Geelong an “energy hub”, despite concerted community opposition. Jack Meehan reports.
“I knew that I could make a change, and I wanted to get involved.”
Lauren Dillon, an 18-year-old student Sustainability Leader at Clonard College in Geelong, has been protesting against Viva Energy’s planned floating LNG import and regasification terminal since she learned about the proposal.
“We have this huge responsibility to take care of the world … I wanted to make it clear to everybody that now’s not the time to be accepting these gas terminals,” Dillon said.
“You realise that you have to take up the responsibility when the adults possibly don’t see the need to. I think a lot of young people are taking it very seriously.
You can read the full story in Swinburne’s Standard publication: https://tinyurl.com/4a7t4cfr
Image Credit: Centre for Climate Safety