Organisers said 900 people turned out to make the words ‘Stop Adani’ in the sand at Byron Bay’s Main Beach on Saturday – so many that not one, but two, exclamation marks had to be added to soak up all the people.
The Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners Family Council is involved in a remarkable struggle to assert their Indigenous rights in opposition to the proposed Adani Carmichael coal mine. Despite the company’s board-level decision to proceed, the mine has not cleared all legal hurdles.
There are a whole bunch of reasons why the Adani coal mine does not make sense: for the environment, the climate and on basic economics. The latest results from Adani Power, revealing over the weekend a $US954 million loss ($A1.3 billion) for the last financial year, its fifth loss in a row.
A new loop of Knitting Nannas have taken to the streets of Byron Bay with their knitting in an effort to shake up the Banks' woolly thinking. They want the Commonwealth Bank (CBA) to cast off Adani.
Mullumbimby was awash today with a sea of umbrellas and colour as hundreds of people gathered outside Santos to protest against the Adani coal mine in the rain.
Andrew Bennett, Murwillumbah. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Westpac Bank for changing their sustainability policy which now rules out funding any new coal mines and coal fired generation projects including the proposed Adani coal mine to... Read More →
The Adani mine is being called the Franklin River of our time. While both Liberal and Labor governments still push coal as an energy source, there is a growing population calling for a commitment to reduce our carbon footprint and meet the climate change targets set by the Paris agreement.
Charles MacFarland, Ewingsdale S Sorrensen wrote a rather clever article attacking ‘corporate collusion’ for advancing the Adani coal mine and thus worsening global warming. I agree with everything he says, but I think we can spread the net of guilt a... Read More →
The view through my window is lovely. Sure, the grass is way too high, and the bush turkey has dug up the paw paw seedling, but everything is lush. The wallabies have so much green pick to nibble on they hardly move, just the occasional tummy scratch.
As part of a fortnight of global actions against dirty energy, concerned Byron Shire residents will meet at Railway Park’s rotunda at noon on Thursday, March 23, before walking down to the Commonwealth Bank to ask them to stop funding new or expanding coal mines.
Remember that scene in James Bond movies? 007 is in a small room filling up with water. His time is running out. The water keeps rising. The tension is unbearable. Bond is running out of options. That’s what I think... Read More →
This morning around 60 people turned up outside Lismore’s Westpac bank, including the knitting nannas, asking them not to fund the the proposed Adani Carmichael mine in the galilee basin of Queensland.
Lismore Environment Centre is rallying the community together this morning at 10am outside the Westpac Bank, Molesworth Street, Lismore to highlight opposition to funding of the mine.
Australia is a nation on the move: 10,000 people are trudging towards the zombie jobs promised them in Queensland by Indian company Adani at its proposed Carmichael mine.
The Australian Greens say they are outraged that the Queensland Labor government has caved in to Adani by weakening new groundwater laws so Adani won’t have to apply for a water licence.