Protestors from Frontline Action on Coal have over 30 actions planned leading up to an Australia wide protests on June 30 demanding that no new coal projects be approved in Australia.
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 →
Last week, leading lights of the global fossil power industry gathered at a conference in Houston, Texas, for CERA, known in the sector as the ‘Davos of Energy’. They reportedly got the shock of their professional careers.
I am getting fairly pissed off – I am just saying that at the outset so you don’t read to the end and get shirty when you find out that the person I am pissed off with is you.
Panic selling swept major global stock-markets on Tuesday in what could be a foretaste of things to come, as investors suddenly woke up to the fact that the game has changed. Fossil fuels and their associated investments are in decline, and the world is heading rapidly towards new and cleaner technologies.
Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens. Oxfam’s report Powering Up Against Poverty, released this week, shows why renewable energy will save and improve lives in developing countries while coal will further destroy them.
M Mizzi, Byron Bay. Dear Mr Abbott, Coal is not god for humanity and other living things. As this article points out humans are causing the greatest mass extinctions of life on earth and biodiversity destruction since the ice age.
Increased coal use in electricity generation is pushing up the carbon intensity of Australia's east coast electricity supply, a new report says.
There are times when our Prime Minister get mugged by reality. But it doesn’t mean that he has to like it.
In just seven days, the reputation of Australia as a constructive force in international climate policy has been completely trashed – both in terms of its domestic actions and in the wrecking ball tactics it has sent to Warsaw.
The federal government has approved a massive coal mining project in central Queensland that will be the largest in the country. Environment minister Greg Hunt approved the 37,380 hectare Kevin’s Corner project on Friday. The mine, to be operated by... Read More →