Rising Tide

The Rising Tide national tour arrived outside Labor MP Peter Khalil’s office in Coburg and dumped a truck load of bull shit in protest at its climate ‘policy’. Darren Saffin reports.

The First Wave, a new film by environment group Rising Tide, was launched by an enthusiastic crowd. Jim McIlroy reports.

Unionists and climate activists came together to rally for offshore wind.

Community organisations and unions have demonstrated their support for the Hunter Offshore Wind Farm wind power project, with more than 800 people turning out to the Hunter Workers’ action. Zane Alcorn reports.

Australian Greens leader Adam Bandt tells Green Left's Isaac Nellist why he thinks joining the #PeoplesBlockade of the world’s biggest coal port is so important.

Green Left's Leo Earle and Isaac Nellist spoke to attendees at the blockade of the world’s largest coal port in Muloobinba/Newcastle.

Rising Tide and Green Left co-hosted a forum on how to sustainably move away from coal when it’s been communities' livelihood for generations. Jim McIlroy reports.

As climate defenders are now considered “extremists” by the state, a Green Left and Socialist Alliance forum discussed how to protect our protest rights. Jim McIlroy reports.

Zane Alcorn argues why those concerned about global warming have a duty to show solidarity with communities on the frontline of the climate crisis they did not create. This includes coal workers, who need alternative, sustainable jobs.

“We need a powerful movement to make action on climate change unstoppable,” Alexa Stuart, a Rising Tide organiser, told a public meeting. Jim McIlroy reports.

A Newcastle magistrate has validated the protest actions of anti-coal activists, saying “any reasonable person would agree with the goals of this action”. Jim McIlroy reports.

Niko Leka asked Alexa Stewart from Rising Tide about the protest in Muloobinba/Newcastle in November to block the world’s biggest coal port.

Rising Tide climate justice activist Alexa Stuart talks to Nikola Leka about the plans for the biggest-ever blockade of Newcastle’s coal port.