Climate & Energy Justice

Climate Justice : we must act together

Our response to the 2019 federal election result. 
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Climate & Energy Justice

2019: the climate election

The federal election will be held on May 18.  With climate change already bearing down on us, a recent decision by the government of Scott Morrison to sign off on Commonwealth approvals for the Adani Carmichael coal mine, and a robust debate about energy and renewables, there is no doubt that this will be the #climateelection. Elections are a time to remind all parties that they need to deliver solid action on climate change and the environment. The following are our key policy proposals for the 2019 federal election.
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The climate change strike: from a student who was there

By Aceda Rose So here's me (below), amid a crowd of fired up adolescents and children, facing what could be the downfall of everything we've ever known; climate change.   
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Friends of the Earth submits legal summons in historic climate case against Shell

The Hague - Friends of the Earth Netherlands will deliver a court summons to Shell to legally compel the company to cease its destruction of the climate, on behalf of more than 30,000 people from 70 countries.
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Waste-carbon injection is a dangerous distraction from climate action

Golden Beach is an idyllic section of Ninety Mile Beach. It boasts a pristine coastline, where whales can be seen from the sand in migrating season. The beaches have plentiful fish, native birds and the skeletal remains of an 1897 shipwreck.
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Star of the South captures imagination in coal rich Latrobe Valley

With Australia’s first offshore wind farm Star of the South capturing the community’s imagination, Friends of the Earth made a trip to the Latrobe Valley last week to get an update about the proposal and hear what people in the region think.
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Friends of the Earth welcomes QBE’s end to coal finance

Friends of the Earth welcomes the announcement by Australia’s largest insurer, QBE, to end its support for the coal industry.
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Landmark Star of the South offshore wind farm gets first tick

After months of delay by the federal Coalition, Australia’s first major offshore wind farm, the Star of the South Energy Project proposed off the South Gippsland coast, has received approval for an exploration licence.
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Climate action gains traction with new wind farm proposed for Latrobe Valley

Friends of the Earth are pleased to see an new wind farm proposed for the Latrobe Valley and say the project shows state efforts to tackle climate change are gaining momentum.
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