Energy

Despite the record heat conditions, more than 100 people protested outside the headquarters of Woodside. Alex Salmon 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.

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Zane Alcorn reviews Kings of the New Age, the debut futuristic novel by Muloobinba/Newcastle-based author and musician Nathan Bell, set in his home town.

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An abuse of process hearing has started against the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for violence inflicted on Indigenous land defenders opposing construction of the Coastal GasLink fracked gas pipeline across unceded Wet’suwet’en territory, reports Jeff Shantz.

As global temperatures rise we need serious action to solve the climate emergency

Alarmingly — but not surprisingly — 2023 was the hottest year since 1850, but Labor is dragging its feet and depending on the private sector to handle the climate transition. Pip Hinman reports.

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Pedro Fuentes, a leader of the Socialist Left Movement (MES), a tendency within Brazil’s Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL) speaks to Green Left’s Federico Fuentes about imperialism’s new phase, ecological crisis and international solidarity.

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Three Indigenous land defenders were found guilty of criminal contempt in a Canadian court on January 12 for their opposition to the construction of the Coastal GasLink fracked gas pipeline on unceded Wet’suwet’en territory, reports Jeff Shantz.

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The COP28 climate summit in Dubai ended with an agreement that, for the first time, explicitly endorsed a move away from fossil fuels, but is so full of loopholes that the fossil fuel industry will be allowed to persist and thrive, reports Jake Johnson.

COP28 protest in Sydney for climate action

Expectations were never high for COP28, but as the climate deniers have managed to subvert the summit’s goals, Alex Bainbridge argues Australia must set its own climate transition plan.

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Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents eight important new books for rebels and revolutionaries on your gift list

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COP28 is shaping up as another failure, argues Binoy Kampmark.

Australia is unlikely to achieve net zero by 2050 in the absence of radical policy changes, writes John Quiggin.