While the Queensland government moves to fast-track approvals for the delayed Adani coal mine in the Galilee Basin, thermal coal export forecasts continue to show a terminal decline globally in the long term, consistent with the goals of the Paris Agreement.
Green Left Weekly sponsored a public forum on May 28 on the future of the campaign for climate action following the win by the Coalition government in the May 18 federal election.
Marie Flood, from Stop Coal Seam Gas (CSG) Sydney and the Knitting Nannas, denounced the "big push" by the Murdoch press and the fossil fuel lobby for a rapid increase in coal mining and CSG production after the election.
Damon Gameau is an environmentalist who wants to go beyond the dire facts of the impending climate catastrophe, writes Barry Healy.
About 60 anti-coal seam gas campaigners gathered outside NSW parliament on May 7 to greet newly-elected MPs with a clear message: stop Santos’ Narrabri Gas Project in the state’s north west.
Assembles at Parramatta Town Hall and goes to Prince Alfred Sq. Demands: Climate actions now. Protect our water. Relief for bushfire affected communities. Fund the firefighters. Organised by Bushfire Rebellion, Extinction Rebellion Western Sydney and Parramatta Climate Action Network.
Join the Climate Crisis National Day of Action event in Sydney!
Sat Feb 22, 2pm Town Hall
Saturday, January 18, 2pm. State Library, 328 Swanston St, City. F
Customs House, Circular Quay, Sydney
Growing numbers of environmental and social activists are recognising the need for profound system change in order to ensure a safe and fair future for everyone. Particularly in the US and Britain, transitional demands are being framed into the so-called 'Green New Deal'. What exactly does it envisage, and what potential would such a plan have in Australia? Join us for this important discussion!
Saturday November 23 @ 2pm
The Boorloo (Perth) Activist Centre, 15/5 Aberdeen St East Perth
Hosted by Socialist Alliance WA