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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.

First Nations campaigners opposing Origin Energy's plans for the Beetaloo Basin.

Origin Energy’s decision to pull out of exploring and fracking at three sites is testament to the effectiveness of a grassroots campaign led by Traditional Owners. Pip Hinman reports.

Frack Free WA protested outside the Hyatt Regency where a fracking conference was being held. Kerry Smith reports.

A large number of climate groups supported an emergency protest following Labor's deficient climate bill passed through federal parliament. Rachel Evans reports.

New federal environment minister Tanya Plibersek is being asked to reconsider nearly all new coal and gas proposals awaiting federal approval. Cam Walker reports.

Socialist Alliance candidate Renee Lees says Matt Canavan only speaks for the coal barons, not regional Queensland. Kerry Smith reports.

 

The capitalist establishment has spent years debating whether or not Australia should have a 2050 climate target. It is a distraction from the task at hand, argues Alex Bainbridge.  

Scott Morrison is still clinging to a weak emission reduction target of 26–28%, set six years ago. At the current rate, we won't reach net zero climate pollution until 2170, argues Jessie de Waal.

Climate activists disrupted, locked on to and boarded a seismic testing ship in the port of Geelong on its way to search for new oil and gas deposits off the coast of King Island. Sue Bull reports.

The United Nations has designated Australia as having done the least out of 193 countries to combat climate change. Patrick McDonald reports.

The Australian government's close relationship with the gas industry comes at the expense of workers, renewables, and the environment, reports Margaret Gleeson.

The federal government has delivered another budget for the billionaire class that is hell-bent on putting their profits ahead of the climate emergency, writes Peter Boyle.

A decade of inaction means that the Paris Agreement goal of limiting warming to 1.5°C will not be met, according to the Climate Council. Patrick McDonald 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.

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

Geelong Sustainability says the city can be a renewable energy hub because it has the infrastructure, skilled workforce and proud manufacturing heritage, reports Kerry Smith.

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