fossil fuel industry

Farmers have the potential to become carbon sequestration heroes but are being failed by the major parties, argues David Bell.

We are often told that plastic waste contaminating land and waters is “recyclable”. It could be but, as Patrick McDonald explains, government support for the fossil fuel industry means that the plastics being produced are not.

As young people threw themselves into the Student Strike 4 Climate Action and made an impassioned plea to preserve life on Earth, one of Australia’s most polluting industries was working behind the scenes to have the federal government hide the truth of its carbon emissions.

“To change everything, we need everyone.” That is the slogan of the People’s Climate March being held globally on the weekend of November 27-29. The rallies will coincide with the upcoming UN climate talks in Paris and will demand a transition to a safe climate that ensures jobs and social justice. But the rallies are not just about appealing to politicians to make a strong agreement in Paris — there is very little chance of that happening.
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