Saul Griffiths has demonstrated that 100% renewable energy would help the US and Australia not reach the climate targets, surpass them and raise export earnings. Elena Garcia reports.
coal seam gas
The Queensland government’s recently-released Coal Seam Gas Brine Management Action Plan confirms that there is not safe way of storing produced salt. Elena Garcia reports.
While Doctors for the Environment Australia warns that coal seam gas mining is toxic, the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association has the Queensland government’s ear. Elena Garcia and Glen Beasley report on the toxic waste problem.
Knitting Nannas and Friends gathered outside Santos’ Sydney office to protest, as the company held its annual general meeting in Tarndanya/Adelaide. Marie Flood reports.
Federal environment minister Tanya Plibersek has just quietly approved another Santos fracking project in Queensland’s Surat Basin, writes Callum Foote.
Gomeroi say fight to save the Pilliga is not over as National Native Title Tribunal says Santos can frack for gas
Raymond “Bubbly” Weatherall, who has been fighting the oil and gas giant for many years, says the fight for culture, land and water is far from over. Pip Hinman reports.
A climate protest calling on Labor to stop expanding fossil fuels attracted more than 400 people. Rachel Evans reports.
Marie Flood, a member of the Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends, gave this speech at a Sydney climate protest alongside First Nations activists, unionists and high school activists speaking out for real action on the climate.
Protesters rallied outside a Santos office, calling on it to abandon its Narrabri Gas Project in the Pilliga State Forest in north-west NSW. Jim McIlroy reports.
Protesters gathered outside the Federal Court to demand Santos withdraws its bid to try to override the Gomeroi’s opposition to a coal seam gas plant in the Pilliga Forest in north-west New South Wales. Jim McIlroy reports.
The Gomeroi Nation voted overwhelmingly to reject a proposal from Santos at a historic Native Title meeting in Tamworth. Paddy Gibson reports.
Gomeroi people and supporters rallied outside the Federal Court to protest attempts to take away their Native Title rights and to protect the Narrabri from coal seam gas. Jim McIlroy reports.
Uncle Kevin Buzzacott, an elder of the Triabunna people in the Lake Eyre region of far northern South Australia, is campaigning for Santos and other gas companies to be prevented from destroying country. Renfrey Clarke reports.
Extinction Rebellion activists closed the busy shipping terminal at Port Botany as part of a national day of action against fossil fuels, reports Rachel Evans.
Activists want NSW MPs to support a new bill which would cancel unused gas exploration licences. Jim McIlroy reports.
Questions are being asked about why energy giant AGL is being allowed to get away with designating a pitiful amount of funds to rehabilitate its coal-fired power stations and coal seam gas operations, writes Zane Alcorn.