This article was written for Chain Reaction magazine by queer, enviro and social justice activists, Zianna Fuad (they/them) and Phil Evans (he/him or they/them), who are part of the Friends of the Earth community.
The Conference of Parties (COP) climate negotiations in Glasgow has just ended. Climate science makes it clear that we are running out of time to avoid climate catastrophe and this COP was vital in terms of achieving global agreement to act to limit overall climate heating.
On the 9 November 2021, Queensland Deputy Premier MP Miles notified intent to ‘Call In’ Waratah Coal Pty Ltd’s (owned by billionaire Clive Palmer) dirty new coal power station proposal. A ‘Call In’ will see the Queensland Government relieve the small outback council – Barcaldine Regional Council – of the mammoth task of assessing and approving the power station, and set the stage to end the development.
The British Science Museum has courted controversy for receiving sponsorship from Adani Green Energy, the Renewables arm of the Adani Group, for its new Energy Revolution Gallery.
The grassroots Stop Adani movement has called an online rally on Tuesday, November 2nd at 6:30PM AEDT to join the global push to defund the fossil fuel industry.
Groups from the Pacific region condemn the recent military exercises in Australia as damaging to the environment, health and peace in the region.
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.
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.