The Victoria Central Goldfields town of Tarnagulla has been announced as the first recipient of the Victorian government's Climate Change Innovation Partnerships grant scheme.
Queensland energy company, Linc Energy, have been found guilty of polluting a significant part of the Darling Downs at their underground coal gasification facility.
A major new study released today by environment finance group and Friends of the Earth affiliate member group Market Forces has revealed many of Australia’s top 100 companies are failing to improve their climate risk disclosure.
An international coalition of civil society organisations has written to SMBC, Mizuho and MUFG, warning of the risks associated with financing the 1,200MW Nghi Son 2 coal-fired power plant in Thanh Hoa province, Vietnam.
London based bank Standard Chartered is reportedly financing the 1,200MW Nghi Son 2 coal-fired power plant in Thanh Hoa province that will generate twice as much CO2 as the average power plant in Vietnam and is expected to increase premature deaths from air pollution three-fold.
The Victorian Renewable Energy Target (VRET), now written into law as the Renewable Energy (Jobs and Investment) Bill 2017, passed the upper house in State Parliament on October 20. Elsewhere, other states such as the ACT and California have previously introduced renewable energy targets (RET) in their legislation. How does Victoria's legislation compare? Let's first look at Victoria vis a vis the ACT, and then California.
Building a cross-party network to support the opening of Australia's borders to climate migrants from Pacific Islands
As part of its Climate Frontlines campaign, Friends of the Earth is proposing to mobilise Australian politicians around the promotion of solutions and safe pathways for climate migrants from the Pacific Island states.
Climate change poses an enormous threat to human security in the 21st century, with the most devastating impact predicted to be displacement and forced human migration.