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The approval for Whitehaven Coal to extend its Vickery coal mine represents a green light to a serial vandal amid a climate emergency in which Australia is playing a leading role, argues Margaret Gleeson.

Coral Wynter writes that Galilee Blockade protested outside insurance company AON, calling on it to cease working with Adani.

Climate activists Greta Thunberg, Luisa Neubauer, Anuna de Wever and Adélaïde Charlier have initiated an open letter to European Union and global leaders, calling on them to deliver on their promises, writes Susan Price.

School Strike 4 Climate has called a national day of action focussed on decarbonising the post-COVID-19 economy. And they are asking for support from workers and the community.

Dan Lanzini and Gomilleroi man Kodi Brady are committed to saving the Pilliga State Forest. They spoke to Green Left about why they are against Santos’ push to set up industrial-scale coal seam gas wells in the last remaining substantial temperate forest in Australia.

A new ACCC report has identified major weaknesses in the water market, but recommends more of the same, reports Tracey Carpenter.

International Centre for Climate Change and Development's Noor-E-Elahi speaks to Susan Price about how climate-induced catastrophes are impacting on Bangladesh and its fight against COVID-19.

Activists are stepping up the pressure on companies with possible connections to Adani, reports Coral Wynter.

An ecological catastrophe is unfolding in Mauritius, as oil continues to spill from a Japanese bulk carrier that struck a reef off its coast on July 25, writes Susan Price.

The deadly ammonium nitrate explosion in Lebanon is a symptom of capitalism's disregard for human life and the environment, writes John Molyneux

Fuel spilling from a Japanese bulk carrier that ran aground on a reef in Mauritius two weeks ago is creating an ecological disaster. This report is drawn from media reports and social media posts by Mauritian ecosocialist organisation Rezistans ek Alternativ.

Pilliga Pottery co-founder and activist Maria Rickert says Santos must be stopped from creating a crime scene in the Pilliga State Forest, report Jim McIlroy and Coral Wynter.

Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends rallied outside the offices of the Independent Planning Commission on August 6 before marching to NSW Parliament, reports Jim McIlroy.

The Gumbaynggirr Conservation Group has forced the New South Wales Forestry Corporation to stop logging prime koala habitat in four bushfire ravaged state forests, reports Kathy Fairfax.

Barry Sheppard speaks to Green Party of the United States presidential candidate Howie Hawkins.

Cracks in a block of units above where WestConnex is tunnelling has alarmed residents. Peter Boyle reports that anti-tollway campaigners say reports had identified the risk.

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