Environment groups said the refusal by the Big Four banks to renew a $1 billion loan to Whitehaven Coal — the country’s biggest coal-only mining company — is a win for people power. Jim McIlroy reports.
Protesters urged Japanese import/export conglomerate Itochu Corporation against investing in Whitehaven Coal. Coral Wynter reports.
More than 100 climate activists formed a human chain outside the National Australia Bank in Gadi/Sydney and a similar number in Meanjin/Brisbane, protesting the bank’s funding of coal mining projects. Jim McIlroy and Alex Bainbridge report.
Climate activists protested outside the National Australia Bank’s Corporate Tower Branch as part of Move Beyond Coal's national focus against greenwashing. Carine Visschers reports.
Anti-coal activists sang adapted Christmas carols outside the head office of National Australia Bank as part of the campaign to demand it end funding to all fossil fuel projects. Jim McIlroy reports.
Climate campaigners are demanding that Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, MUFG Union Bank and Mizuho Bank stop funding Whitehaven Coal. Coral Wynter reports.
Climate activists talked to customers going into the Newtown branch of the National Australia Bank about helping stop the bank funding Whitehaven Coal's expansion. Jim McIlroy reports.
Rising Tide organised a well attended protest outside the Newcastle office of Sharon Claydon MP, calling on Labor to stop mining and exporting coal. Theodore L Catt reports.
Move Beyond Coal, Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends, Extinction Rebellion and others protested outside Whitehaven Coal’s annual general meeting. Rigmor Berg reports.
Move Beyond Coal activists asked National Australia Bank tellers on George Street, Sydney, to tell their colleagues that NAB should not fund Whitehaven Coal. Coral Wynter reports.
Farmers in the Namoi Valley are angry Whitehaven Coal has been given the go-ahead to expand its Narrabri mine. Jim McIlroy reports.
Climate activists have called on the Deutsche Bank not to loan Whitehaven Coal billions of dollars to expand its operations in northern New South Wales. Jim McIlroy and Coral Wynter report.
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