What: High profile sportspeople, climate experts and academics will attend a press conference in Sydney on Wednesday to launch a new Code to remove fossil fuel sponsorships from sports and arts in Australia.
They will also launch the Climate Council’s new report, “Calling Time: How to Remove Fossil Fuel Sponsorships From Sports, Arts and Events", developed with Edith Cowan University.
When: 10.30am AEST, Wednesday, 31 May 2023
Where: Outside Gate 3 Allianz Stadium, Moore Park Rd, Moore Park NSW 2021, Sydney
Talent: speakers at the press conference will include:
Former Socceroos captain and human rights advocate, Craig Foster
Surfers for Climate CEO and former pro-body boarder Josh Kirkman
Surfers for Climate member, pro-long boarder and Australian women's champion who competes on the world tour, Tully White
Climate Council Head of Advocacy and report co-author, Dr Jennifer Rayner
Edith Cowan University lecturer and report co-author, Dr Ashlee Morgan
For interviews please contact Dylan Quinnell on 0450 668 350 (in Melbourne) or Danielle Veldre on 0408 972 997 (in Sydney).
The Climate Council is Australia’s leading community-funded climate change communications organisation. We provide authoritative, expert and evidence-based advice on climate change to journalists, policymakers, and the wider Australian community.
For further information, go to: climatecouncil.org.au