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Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends are fighting to protect Murray Darling Basin River systems, reports Kerry Smith.

Sarah Ellyard, a member of the nurses and midwives union, says climate action is urgent.

The recent avalanche and flash flood in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand was a result of climate change and the rapid development of hydro-electric power plants, writes Sarosh Bana.

The severe Arctic blast and storms that hit the central part of the United States are another example of extreme weather due to climate change, writes Barry Sheppard.

Hans Baer reviews a new book by Michael E Mann, a world-renowned climate scientist, the principal inventor of the hockey stick hypothesis and a central figure in the “Climategate” affair,

Jim McIlroy reports on a climate rally demanding justice for First Nations' peoples.

Susan Price reports that 100s of residents showed their love for the historic Willow Grove villa in Parramatta.

The Texas electricity grid breakdown, and the confluence of disastrous consequences, is a window into a climate-change future, writes Rupen Savoulian.

NSW planning minister Rob Stokes has got a fight on his hands from those who don't agree the historic Willow Grove villa needs to make way for a new museum, writes Susan Price.

Anti-tollway activists are disappointed that the Greens councillors seem to have accepted the North East Link is a fait accompli, writes Mary Merkenich.

Jim McIlroy and Laurie MacSween review a new documentary on Australia's frontline environmental activists.

The Oakey Coal Action Alliance has claimed victory after the High Court ruled its appeal to the expansion of the New Acland coal mine could be reheard, reports Margaret Gleeson.

Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw the rise of authoritarian regimes as a brutal expression of neoliberalism’s death throes, writes Susan Price. 

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons became international law on January 22 for the 122 states who signed the agreement in July 2017, writes Vijay Prashad.

The New South Wales Independent Planning Commission has decided not to approve an application by South32 to extend its Dendrobium coal mine under Sydney’s main water catchment. Margaret Gleeson reports.

A funeral procession for koalas was organised by Extinction Rebellion and other supporters of the endangered native, writes Kerry Smith.

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