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Jim McIlroy argues that we need stronger laws, at both the state and federal levels, to uncover and punish government corruption.

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.

Within weeks, Greenland's parliament is expected to pass a bill reinstating a ban on uranium mining that was lifted in 2013 under pressure from mining companies, reports Peter Boyle.

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.

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.

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.

In October, the Central Jakarta District Court ruled on a lawsuit accusing the Indonesian government of unlawfully permitting air pollution in the capital to exceed permissible, healthy limits, reports Binoy Kampmark.

Climate action has never been a priority for Scott Morrison. He'd rather conspire with imperialist powers against China than face the music at COP26. Markela Panegyres reports.

Sydney Harbour

Opposition is growing to the New South Wales government's proposal for the Western Harbour Tunnel to go through one of Australia's most toxic sedimentary deposits. Peter Boyle reports.

Scott Morrison is still clinging to a weak emission reduction target of 26–28%, set six years ago. At the current rate, we won't reach net zero climate pollution until 2170, argues Jessie de Waal.

A new anti-war, anti-nuclear coalition organised a well-attended protest against the federal government's decision to build nuclear submarines and join the new AUKUS pact, reports Renfrey Clarke.   

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