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Students and staff opposing Mark Vaile’s appointment as chancellor of the University of Newcastle are celebrating his decision to withdraw. Kathy Fairfax reports.

Anti-poverty groups, climate campaigners, and public health experts reacted with outrage after the G7 effectively abdicated responsibility in the face of savage economic inequality, a rapidly-heating planet, and the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, writes Jon Queally.

The Adani mine is seven years behind schedule and the Big Four banks and many insurance companies have ruled out investing in the project. Jim McIlroy and Richard Boult report on the #StopAdani Roadshow. 

Wind is now one of the cheapest energy solutions, but the federal resources minister has vetoed help for a new wind farm in Far North Queensland. John Pratt reports.

It would be easy to save koalas from extinction by saving their habitat. But will the NSW government do it? Jim McIlroy reports.

Community radio 3CR is holding its annual Radiothon in June, reports Rachel Kirby.

The Federal Court's ruling that the government has a duty of care to protect young people from climate change is a win. Zane Alcorn argues it is due to mass mobilisations on the streets.

The International Energy Agency has ruffled feathers by calling for no investment in new fossil fuel supply projects, writes Margaret Gleeson.

In a historic verdict, the District Court of the Hague has ruled that fossil-fuel giant Shell must reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by 45% within 10 years, writes Kerry Smith.

Mark Kabay-Saleh, from the islands of Masig and Poruma in the centre of the Torres Strait, spoke powerfully about saving his islands at the Brisbane School Strike 4 Climate.

Fund our future, not gas. Photo: Pip Hinman

Kerry Smith reports that thousands of school students and supporters took to the streets around Australia on May 21 to demand: "Fund our future not gas".

The corporate media is giving the federal government’s latest budget a big thumbs up, despite its brazen hand-outs for billionaires and big corporations, writes Alex Bainbridge.

The Australian government's close relationship with the gas industry comes at the expense of workers, renewables, and the environment, reports Margaret Gleeson.

The federal government has delivered another budget for the billionaire class that is hell-bent on putting their profits ahead of the climate emergency, writes Peter Boyle.

After all the fury and angst, a private track proposed for a great swathe of Bathurst’s Wahluu Mount Panorama is no more. Charles Boag writes about why it's important to take a stand on issues, big and small.

Among those most hopeful for the future hydrogen economy is the fossil fuel industry and its allies, writes Justin Mikulka.

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