When a Greenpeace investigation found that nuclear waste returning to Australia by ship from France has been classified as high-level waste by French authorities, contradicting Australia’s claims over its radioactivity, we knew we had to act.
Not satisfied with the public relations disaster that was #AustraliansForCoal, the Minerals Council yesterday launched a new campaign to plug their favourite little black rock. This time, they tried to convince us that #coalisamazing. It went just as badly.
A diverse group of over 300 community members, including Reef Coast locals and Traditional Owners from the Abbot Point area have delivered mining giant Adani messages from over 2,000 Australians, who have pledged to take peaceful civil disobedience to halt Adani’s Galilee coal projects and Abbot Point port expansion on the Great Barrier Reef.
I'm scared of heights – tall buildings, cliff tops and lifts. Glass lifts really get my blood pumping. Even the thought of it makes me nervous. But I'm fine with aeroplanes and helicopters, which kind of sounds a bit contradictory.
If you’ve been reading newspapers, listening to the Abbott Government, or paying attention to mining companies lately - you’d be forgiven for thinking the Carmichael megamine project is ready to bring thousands of jobs and tens of billions of dollars to Australia. Sadly, you couldn't be further from the truth. Here's our coal industry fact check.