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A protest against fracking in Carnamah, WA, last year.

When the National Party and the corporate media start fretting about farmers, greenies and lefties uniting to confront the mining industry, you know something good is happening.

Blockade RTS for Climate Justice

Climate activists are gearing up for the Resources Technology Showcase (RTS), a mining and fossil fuel industry conference to be held at the Perth Convention Centre over November 27-28.

Health workers blockade Adani’s coal mine in Queensland on November 13.

Doctors, nurses and public health professionals blockaded Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in Central Queensland on November 13. 

Farmers have lost an appeal to stop a coal mine extension in the Darling Downs, but they haven't given up.

On a catastrophic fire day for NSW, November 12, the Liberal-National government had planned to push through a bill to weaken the state’s planning laws, in favour of coal and gas corporations.

A snap action outside NSW parliament that day drew hundreds of people from across the state. They made their opposition to the bill known and expressed support for the NSW Rural Fire Service, which is battling the flames with shortages of equipment and personnel due to budget cuts.

The Baaka (Darling) River, Wilcannia

The Darling remains the canary in the coal mine for the Murray-Darling Basin.

Protest outside the Brisbane headquarters of Adani contractor GHD Engineering on August 1.

Federal government attempts to silence environmentalists can, in large part, be explained by the successes of the campaign that has stalled Indian mining giant Adani’s Carmichael coal mine from going ahead.

A protest outside BHP's AGM, in Sydney on November 7.

A protest was held outside BHP's annual shareholders meeting, in Sydney on November 7.

Speakers condemned BHP's climate denial and spoke about the devastating impact bushfires are having in Australia.

The rally was called by Extinction Rebellion.

A few days after Diwali, Delhiites woke up to find the city enveloped by thick smoke and haze, forcing authorities to declare a health emergency.

Produced by Bill Carroll, a musician and long-time ecosocialist activist from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

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