Climate & Energy Justice

A new coal power station in QLD? No way!!

Waratah Coal Pty Ltd, owned by billionaire Clive Palmer, has quietly applied to build a new coal fired power station adjacent to his proposed Galilee Coal Project mine, north east of Alpha in Central Queensland.
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People of the Pacific condemn Talisman Sabre Military Exercises

Groups from the Pacific region condemn the recent military exercises in Australia as damaging to the environment, health and peace in the region.
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Chevron’s Carbon Capture Failure

MEDIA RELEASE: 19 July FoEA Member Group, Sustainable Energy Now (SEN) says oil and gas industry must recalculate Net Zero forecasts
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Climate Change Challenges to the Cultural Identity and Sovereignty of Pacific Atoll Nations - Conference July 2021

The Climate Change Network of the Pacific Islands Council of Qld Inc (PICQ), in partnership with the Climate Frontlines project of Friends of the Earth Australia are hosting an online conference on July 22 and 23.
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MEDIA RELEASE: Second toxic coal ash spill sparks outrage at Australia’s biggest polluter AGL

Australia’s biggest polluter, AGL, has been fined $15,000 following a spill of toxic coal ash at Bayswater Power Station, only six months after it entered a $1 million ‘enforceable undertaking’ with the NSW EPA following a similar incident in September 2019. 
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MEDIA RELEASE: Time for PM to end offshore wind delay as ALP demands legislation

The ALP says it would unlock billions of dollars in offshore wind to create thousands of jobs, demanding that the Morrison government bring offshore wind legislation to Parliament as ‘a matter of urgency’.
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Justice for coal power plant workers killed in police shooting

On 17 April 2021, Bangladeshi police clashed with peaceful demonstrators at the Banshkhali Coal Power Plant in Chattogram, killing 7 workers. Friends of the Earth Australia join Friends of the Earth Bangladesh in condemning the use of lethal weapons against peaceful protesters.
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Healthy Futures campaign updates - May 2021

Friends of the Earth member group, Healthy Futures, health and climate news, to inspire you to help us work towards a healthy future.
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Climate & Energy Justice

Join the #StopAdani and Beyond Roadshow: June 2021

From June 1 - 8, the #StopAdani movement is gearing up to finally put a stop to Adani's plans and end funding for all coal mines with a huge roadshow to mobilise supporters and get everyone active!
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As Europe reaches milestone of closing half its coal power stations by 2030, Australian coal closure lags

The global trend towards decarbonisation reached a milestone today with the announcement that half of Europe’s 324 coal power stations have now closed, or announced a Paris Agreement-compatible pre-2030 closure date.
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