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The global airline industry is doing its utmost to redeem itself and win back customers it lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic by promoting notions of sustainable or green aviation, writes Hans Baer

The COVID-19 pandemic and anthropogenic climate change illustrate the need to transcend the capitalist world system with an ecosocialist one, argues Hans Baer.

Andrew Chuter reports on Friends of Erskineville's campaign for stations to include second entrances to lift patronage.

Sat-Scan imaging

Residents in several suburbs impacted by the rapidly expanding network of WestConnex roads and tunnels say their homes have suffered wall cracks and jamming doors. Peter Boyle spoke to Krish Patel from Sat-Scan about their findings linking the two.

As the global climate emergency intensifies, this political ecological critique of the motor vehicle is timely and powerful, writes Andrew Chuter.

A car convoy in Sydney's CBD, as well as protests at Liberal MLA electoral offices, were held on June 18 in opposition to the NSW government’s plans to privatise bus services, reports Jim McIlroy.

Illustration showning the space on streets surrendered to cars

The absence of cars in our car-dominated cities in the COVID-19 pandemic reminds us that we need green space and mass transit, argues Andrew Chuter.

 

Virgin and Qantas planes

The federal government's determination to pursue a market solution not only jeopardises Virgin employees' jobs, it flies in the face of finding an ecological solution to long-distance travel, argues Jim McIlroy.

Passengers in a commercial aeroplane cabin.

Air travel has played a key role in turning a localised epidemic in the Wuhan district of China into a global pandemic, writes Hans Baer.

As public transport usage collapses, the private operators of Melbourne’s public transport system are seeking a “rescue package”, reports Chris Slee.

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