Climate crisis

Climate Change and Energy Minister Chris Bowen has announced Australia is “within striking distance” of the government’s 2030 emissions reduction target.

The good news was in the 2023 Climate Statement he tabled in parliament on November 30.

The Australian Religious Response to Climate Change organised a multi-faith vigil for climate justice. Jim McIlroy reports.

Paul Gregoire spoke to Disrupt Burrup Hubs’s Gerard Mazza about the ABC’s betrayal of its code, the dangerous Woodside gas project and why the group is being made out to be terrorists.

Several hundred demonstrators rallied to call on the federal government to act on the climate as COP28 was underway. Jim McIlroy reports.

protesters holding signs

The Global Ecosocialist Network released the following statement on the eve of the COP28 climate meeting in Dubai.

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Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six important new books on climate, food, waste, Venezuela’s communes and basic income.

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Revelations on November 27 that COP28 host nation UAE planned to leverage its official position to pursue new oil and gas deals were a timely reminder that there are entire nations that essentially operate as oil companies, with precisely the same attention to morality as Exxon or Shell, writes Bill McKibben.

Community First launch barbeque

Community First, a progressive ticket, has been formed to challenge a conservative group that dominates the Cairns Regional Council, reports Alex Bainbridge.

People's blockade of the world's largest coal port

Rising Tide's People's Blockade of the Newcastle coal port drew thousands to a creative and powerful civil disobedience action. Alex Bainbridge 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.

Justin Tutty appeared before the Darwin Local Court on November 28, charged with trespass for locking on to Tamboran’s Resources megafracker in May. Stephen W Enciso reports.