Lack of government action on the risks of climate change and in many cases their active endorsement off projects that will have longterm negative impact on the future are galvanising a range of citizens and businesses into action.
Anti-Adani protesters this morning threw piles of black confetti over politicians during Queensland Parliament’s question time. The action was to remind Queensland Labor they have only three days left to prosecute Adani.
The Coal Truth has a simple message – stop the proposed Adani Carmichael Mine in Queensland from going ahead. Since 2012, the fight to stop the opening of the vast Galilee coal basin has emerged as an iconic crusade of... Read More →
Tweed Council rejected any dealings with the Adani Carmichael mine and its associates at last nights council meeting but not everyone was in favour.
A Byron mother and her daughter have been fined a combined $16,000 for their part in an action that stopped Adani’s Abbot Point coal loading facility for about eight hours in January.
You would have missed it, if you were relying on mainstream media, but Labor leader Bill Shorten did actually mention clean energy and climate policies in his scene-setting speech for 2018, which may well turn out to be an election year.
Front Line Action on coal has again halted coal trains running to Adani-owned Abbot Point Coal Port. Tayla Jay Haggarty spent six hours suspended above train lines running to the port, with her suspension system attached to the rails.
Forget ‘clicktivism’, where concerned citizens take a stance through social media: anti-Adani protesters from all over Australia, millennial through to baby-boomer and beyond, are taking direct action.
Adani is reportedly close to announcing it has the money to build its Queensland coal mine and won't need a taxpayer funded loan.
A fortnight ago, Riverside Stage in Brisbane was rocking (in the rain) to the sounds of Midnight Oil and its front man Peter Garrett, cranking out the band’s best tunes of the past 40 years as part of their three-month Return of Midnight Oil tour.
People are being urged to wear red when they gather tomorrow on Main Beach at Byron Bay, and other centres around the region, as part of the National Day of Action opposing the proposed Adani coal mine.
A campaign to ensure the north coast becomes Australia’s first ‘Adani-Free Zone’ kicks off outside Lismore City Council Chambers today (October 4).
Two of the most important environmental issues of our time, the massive Adani coal mine and the Tarkine wilderness, will be the focus of a night of film, live entertainment and discussion at Brunswick Heads on Wednesday.
Lismore City councillor Eddie Lloyd is continuing the fight to stop the Commonwealth Bank from investing in the proposed Adani Carmichael Coal mine, near the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland. Check out what she has to say on the issue.
The Lismore City Council is being urged to write to the Commonwealth Bank urging it to not invest in the proposed Adani coal mine.
The International Energy Agency has made a mockery of Australia’s justification for vast new coal provinces, saying that coal-fired generation for electricity will have to be phased out by 2030 if used at current rates without abatement.
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.
I was living in Tasmania at the time of the Franklin River Blockade in 1982 against the proposal by the hydroelectric commission to build a dam across the wild river. While I was not one of the brave souls out... Read More →
Diana Jo Faith, Newtown. We learn this week that the Indian company, Adani, which is extracting coal at the great Barrier Reef is to be charged by the Indian Government with crime and corruption. Adani has been accused of also utilising offshore havens
The Queensland Labor Government’s approval of the Adani Carmichael mine is a climate pollution disaster, which threatens our Great Barrier Reef and groundwater, and delays genuine job creation, according to the Greens.
David Dynes, Federal. Well, what do you know? Adan’is Carmichael mine may be funded by taxpayers’ millions, as I understand the banks are pulling out.
Once again our creative prime minister has devised a bold and imaginative solution. Now it just remains to discover a credible problem to go with it. Tony Abbott’s latest wedge, to shut down the protection of the environment from its friends.
The federal government’s approval of Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in central Queensland, which would have been one of the largest coal mines in the world and responsible for substantial greenhouse gas emissions, has been overturned in the Federal Court of Australia.
The Wangan and Jagalingou (W&J) people announced on Thursday they have rejected an Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) with Indian giant Adani to build the huge Carmichael coal mine in Queensland’s Galilee Basin. The W&J are the Indigenous traditional owners... Read More →