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GetUp responds on Better Power

Originally published in the Green Left Weekly
It has been about 12 months since we at GetUp! launched the Better Power campaign, and so far we have encouraged 12,000 people to switch their household electricity away from Australia's biggest polluters.

In the post-RET twilight zone our biggest polluters champion renewable energy

Originally published in the Guardian
Welcome to the post-Renewable Energy Target (RET) twilight zone... where some of our biggest power companies have decided they’d rather sell spin than cleaner energy.

Battle of Gloucester comes to northern rivers

Originally published in the Byron Echo
Farmers and residents from Gloucester on the mid north coast, under siege from coal-seam gas (CSG) exploration, will be joined by campaigners from Lock the Gate and GetUp! in Lismore and Mullumbimby tomorrow and Saturday to update northern rivers locals on the ongoing fight against the controversial industry.

GetUp and Lock the Gate earn commissions from anti-CSG campaign

Originally published in the Northern Star
ACTIVIST groups GetUp and Lock the Gate are making money from their joint campaign to get locals to dump electricity retailers involved with CSG.

GetUp and Lock the Gate highlight power retailers using CSG

Originally published in the Northern Star
Want to know which electricity retails support the CSG industry - and which don't? For starters, if you don't like CSG, don't buy your electricity from AGL.

Campaign to ditch CSG-supporting energy companies

Originally published in the Byron Echo
Northern Rivers residents are being urged to ditch energy retailers that support the coal seam gas industry. The Lock the Gate group has joined forces with Getup, the online advocacy organization, to promote a ‘Better Power’ campaign to the region.