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Indigenous peoples from 30 villages in Hasdeo Aranya, the densely-forested region of central India, walked 300 kilometres in early October, to demand the protection of their water, forests and land against coalmining, reports Ruchira Talukdar.

Extinction Rebellion and other climate activists began a fortnight of protests and disruptive actions on October 17 to call out the federal government’s failure to address the climate emergency, Isaac Nellist reports.

Pip Hinman argues that Scott Morrison's much-belated conversion to net zero emissions by 2050 is nothing to celebrate.

Wounded Country book cover

Wounded Country is a provocative record of voices from the frontline of the land and water grab of the past two centuries, writes Tracey Carpenter.

A well attended online forum shows the growing community concern against plans for a new gas terminal project in Corio Bay. Sue Bull reports.

A coalition of groups are organising to protect parklands in Greater Sydney that are under threat from a new bill that aims to privatise land and buildings. Susan Price reports.

We're skipping lessons to teach you one

More than 10,000 students joined climate strike actions around the country, reports Alex Bainbridge and Jim McIlroy.

Climate Council member Will Steffen spoke to Green Left about climate science and politics in the lead up to the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.

Protest on the roof of the parliamentary annexe

An Extinction Rebellion action highlighted the critical danger facing the Great Barrier Reef. Alex Bainbridge reports.

The capitalist establishment has spent years debating whether or not Australia should have a 2050 climate target. It is a distraction from the task at hand, argues Alex Bainbridge.  

Residents are organising to oppose the NSW government's efforts to open up the valley of Rylstone in the Central Tablelands to coal mining. Coral Wynter reports.

The COP26 Coalition is hosting the People’s Summit for Climate Justice, from November 7‒10, and has called a global day of protest action for climate justice on November 6. Green Left spoke to the COP26 Coalition's Camille Barbagallo.

Australia’s richest person, Gina Rinehart, warns that unless the federal government restrains its pandemic spending, the country will end up like Sri Lanka. Michael Cooke and Lionel Bopage argue that this is neoliberal nonsense.

With new fossil fuel corporations finding it increasingly difficult to find the finance, the Scott Morrison government has come to the rescue with public subsidies. Margaret Gleeson reports.

Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents seven new books for understanding and changing the world.

Brazil’s Supreme Court reserved its judgment on a historic case winding back Indigenous land rights, known as marco temporal (timeframe), on September 15, reports Davi Bertges.

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