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ENVIRONMENT—CLIMATE CHANGE

The Leader of the Australian Greens (Senator Bob Brown), pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 289—That the Senate—

 (a) notes there is multi-party agreement that the need for action on climate change is urgent;

 (b) calls on the Parliament to join the Do Something! energy efficiency campaign, `The 10% Challenge', and reduce energy use in Parliament House by 10 per cent; and

 (c) that a message be sent to the House of Representatives informing it of this resolution and requesting its concurrence in the resolution.

Question put and passed.