Submitted by Cam Walker on Fri, 27/06/2014 - 10:29
Wednesday 16 July and Wednesday 23 July
6 – 7pm
kuril dhagun, Lois Williams Room
State Library of Queensland, South Bank, Brisbane
The event includes screening of “Dire Straits”, a short film on Saibai Island, the video of an action by the Poruma (Coconut) Island community, and a panel discussion: Torres Strait Islander speakers & SBS reporter Stefan Armbruster.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Wed, 11/06/2014 - 10:24
Are your personal finances helping to damage the climate? Chances are they are, without you even knowing it. Do you have a bank deposit? Are you a member of a super fund? Do you own shares? If so, your money is probably being used to finance the companies that extract, transport and burn coal, oil and gas and cause climate change. Emissions from fossil fuels are the main cause of climate change – threatening damage to ecosystems, human health and economies.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Fri, 23/05/2014 - 16:58
You've probably heard the news! Deutsche Bank made an important commitment that they would not consider any request to finance the Abbot Point coal port expansion, due to UNESCO's concerns over its impacts on the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Wed, 30/04/2014 - 15:00
Friends of the Earth Indonesia has released a compelling new short film. Including testimonies from communities and civil society groups across Central Kalimantan and Australia's own Hunter Valley, it highlights the impacts of BHPs massive Indomet project and a proposed coal railway that cuts through the heart of the forests and wetlands of Borneo.