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The Amazon will play a critical role in determining the future of life on Earth, given the climate regulating role the rainforest plays, writes Thiago Ávila.

The NSW government is pushing to lift the state's 33-year-old ban on uranium mining, prompting environmentalists and unions to speak out, reports Pip Hinman.

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.

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