Submitted by Cam Walker on Wed, 12/11/2014 - 12:40
Stories from Indonesia's front lines fight against big coal!
As the G20 prepares to meet take advantage of a unique opportunity to meet, listen to and dialogue with campaigner Arie Rompas as he and others in Friends of the Earth Indonesia challenge the activities of “big coal” from Australia.
Date & time: Thursday 13 November, 5.15 – 6.45pm Venue: Justice Place, 5 Abingdon St, Woolloongabba (5 mins walk from Park Rd railway station or Boggo Rd bus station).
Submitted by Cam Walker on Mon, 10/11/2014 - 09:25
World leaders will gather in Queensland this week. Australian PM Tony Abbott has done his best to keep climate change off the agenda.
The Peoples’ Summit is a three-day festival (Nov 12 – 14) that will run parallel to the formal G20 proceedings. It will feature symposiums, idea-sharing, art, creative activities, education and action bringing together local and international thinkers on economics, environment, climate change, social justice, colonisation, rights, politics and peace.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Fri, 31/10/2014 - 12:43
The End Coal site has been launched by a global alliance of environmental, social justice and health advocates who are concerned about coal’s heavy toll on human health, our natural environment and the planet’s climate.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Tue, 28/10/2014 - 12:19
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal negotiations, held for three days behind closed doors in Sydney, Australia, have concluded with no indication of a breakthrough. A press statement issued today by the trade ministers from the United States and 10 other countries merely repeated the same public relations generalities about “significant progress,” with few specifics.
Submitted by Cam Walker on Tue, 07/10/2014 - 10:50
MEDIA ADVISORY. Friends of the Earth International
PENANG, MALAYSIA, 7 October 2014 – On the eve of the October 10-18 global ‘Reclaim Power’ week, Friends of the Earth Malaysia and Friends of the Earth International urged the Malaysian government to cancel its plans for 12 unnecessary and damaging large dams. (1)