In early December, the nations of the world are poised to take an historic step forward on nuclear weapons. Yet most Australians still haven’t heard about what’s happening, even though Australia is an important part of this story – which is set to get even bigger in the months ahead.
Can Australia achieve fair and open decision-making when big coal players are involved? The case of Adani’s proposed Carmichael coal mine suggests the answer is no, and Indigenous land owners are bearing the brunt.
Coal industry bosses and allied state and federal politicians have expressed “shock and dismay” over revelations that civil society groups like Greenpeace are working together to protect the environment.
It was the people vs oil, and we: the people, just won. Having BP rule out drilling in the Bight is a momentous win that thousands of people like you and dozens of communities made possible. Thank you all for standing up for the Bight!
This week the world took a big step forward in the fight against dangerous global warming.
The Paris Agreement on climate change - the first universal, legally binding, agreement to cut carbon emissions - was voted into law by enough nations to come into force.