Submitted by Cam Walker on Mon, 23/11/2015 - 21:16
The personal fortunes of the 782 wealthiest people on the planet, many CEOs of major corporations, could power Africa, Latin America and most of Asia with 100% renewable energy by 2030, said Friends of the Earth International in a new report released today. 
Submitted by Cam Walker on Mon, 23/11/2015 - 10:25
Monday, 23rd November
Academics from across Australia and New Zealand are descending on Brisbane for the next two days to discuss how to challenge the increasing corporatisation of universities, which is drastically reducing the quality of research and academic life. Challenging the Privatised University is being co-hosted by Friends of the Earth, the Ngara Institute, the NTEU, the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) and the National Alliance for Public Universities and aims to support the revitalisation of the public and intellectual importance of Universities.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Sat, 07/11/2015 - 07:51
The Final TPP text, released on Thursday night, confirms all of our worst fears. The Environment Chapter is weak and lazy, encouraging rather than enforcing any regulations that may otherwise have served to protect the natural environment.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Mon, 26/10/2015 - 10:19
BONN, GERMANY, October 23, 2015 – The final preparation session for December’s global climate summit in Paris is ending in disappointment and disarray today in Bonn.
The weak negotiation text, which is largely favorable to developed countries, points to a shockingly inadequate deal at the Paris talks. Developing countries opposed a non-transparent process, after an attempt to remove observers from some negotiation rooms.