More than 1000 people braved the rain in Brisbane today to join politicians and community campaigners in the annual Walk Against Warming rally. The march was a loud and colourful affair with African drums rumbling along the length of the protest and chants decrying nuclear power and fossil fuels echoing through the city. Leading the march was Greens Leader Bob Brown and Democrats Queensland Senator Andrew Bartlett, Brisbane City Council's Cr Helen Abrahams along with a host of candidates for the next election from the Greens and Democrats. The turnout was down on predictions of 5000 people with organisers blaming the weather, while commenting that rain usually is associated with the Walk Against Warming. "I'd be suggesting that premier Peter Beattie be paying us to have Walk Against Warming every month and we can the solve the water crisis," Queensland Conservation Coordinator Toby Hutcheon said.


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