Israel has been internationally condemned for its deliberate policy of depriving millions of Palestinians access to regular clean water. Yet, the NSW government is stepping up collaboration with Israel by signing an agreement on water management with the apartheid regime, writes Mark Govier.
Speaking at the National Press Club on January 29, Morrison said: “I want households and businesses paying less for their electricity and I want to continue to get emissions down — this deal does both.”
But, as Margaret Gleeson argues, there is no evidence it will do either.
For years, gas companies have been eyeing the Beetaloo Sub-basin, 500 kilometres south-east of Darwin, in the Northern Territory. Now, a compliant NT Labor administration, working hand in glove with the federal Coalition government, has emboldened them to step up production, despite widespread objections, writes Pip Hinman.
Zebedee Parkes reports thousands of people converged on Canberra for the opening of parliament on February 4 to demand the federal government declare a climate emergency.
The following statement was released by various organisations calling for a national day of action to demand climate action on February 22.
In a wide-ranging talk, Sparrow traced the history of modern fascism, from Oswald Mosley through the anti-immigrant movements of the 1960s to the internet-based fascist movement of today.
Tony O’Beirne, who passed away last November, demonstrated in a very practical fashion that protecting jobs and the environment are not counterposed.
The Gaza Surf Project aims to establish a surf life saving club in Gaza to teach lifesaving and run a Nippers program for young people. For many Palestinians, particularly children, the beach is the only playground they have left.
Greyhound Australia is the latest to join the growing list of companies refusing to work with Adani on its Carmichael coal mine in Central Queensland, after a targeted campaign by Stop Adani activists.
Large numbers of people joined Invasion Day protests across Australia on January 26, making them the largest in recent years. Activists estimate that as many as 200,000 people marched in Melbourne, while more than 10,000 joined protests in Sydney and Brisbane, and thousands more protested in other cities and towns.
Invasion Day mobilisations have called for January 26 Australia Day celebrations marking the start of British colonisation to be abolished. In response, several local councils have begun holding alternative events on other dates.