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Thanks to an international campaign, climate activist Baba Jan and three fellow political prisoners were finally freed on November 28, writes Susan Price.

Ash Brennan Conjola

Ash Brennan will never forget New Year’s Eve 2019 when he lost his house to a raging firestorm in Conjola Park. Peter Boyle spoke to him about his new film, We are Conjola, which will have a special online release this New Year's Eve.

A school strike for climate in Sydney in March 2019. Photo: Zebedee Parkes

As spring exited into summer with record temperatures in much of New South Wales and South Australia, public support for strong action on the climate continues to grow. Margaret Gleeson reports. 

WA Police brutally attacked senior protesters, among others, at an Extinction Rebellion action highlighting the need to tackle the growing climate emergency. Petrina Harley reports.

Climate-concerned residents organised actions calling for 100% renewables in Parramatta and Newtown as part of a national day of action against the federal government's gas-led recovery. Kerry Smith reports.

Kerry Smith reports that actions were organised to #ProtectOurFutureNotGas on November 28, rejecting the Coalition government's gas-led recovery plan. Here is a collection of some of the best protests photos from the day.

book covers

Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents seven new books to kick off your summer reading.

Allianz Adani protest

Coral Wynter reports on a campaign to pressure insurance company Allianz to withdraw all support for the controversial Adani-owned Carmichael coal mine.

There’s a new comic book superhero in South Africa and she is fighting climate change, capitalism and COVID-19, write Mandy Moussoris and Dale McInley.

Sydney Knitting Nannas are calling on NSW MPs to support a bid to outlaw gas licences that have expired, reports Pip Hinman.

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