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Sarah Ellyard, a member of the nurses and midwives union, says climate action is urgent.

A new Climate Justice Charter has been adopted by a mass online assembly of activists in South Africa, reports Climate and Capitalism

RMIT University professor Rob Watts believes Australia needs a “Green Fair Go” — akin to the United States proposal of a “Green New Deal” — that would include a commitment to full employment through jobs linked to combating climate change.

The Maritime Union of Australia Sydney Branch voted to support the global student strike on September 20.


By Mary Robinson
Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018

Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland, is undoubtedly sincere in her determination to fight climate change and “putting people at the heart of the solution”. Unfortunately, her new book shows that sincerity is not enough.

Even with protests banned in Paris ahead of the United Nation's COP21 climate talks, about 2300 climate protests sent a global message to leaders at the talks. Hundreds of thousands of people joined climate change protests, marches and other events around the world on November 29 to send a message to leaders on the eve of COP21 that the world is waiting for climate change action. The 2300 climate actions included 175 countries.

The Resources Technology Showcase (RTS) is a mining, oil and gas industry conference. Some of the world's biggest climate criminals will be represented, including Chevron, Woodside, BHP & Shell. These companies profit from fueling climate change, stealing Indigenous land and exploiting workers.

Rather than allowing them to continue their business as usual which is pushing us closer to a climate catastrophe, we will be protesting their conference.

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