Climate & Energy Justice

Australians Deserve a Fair and Just Transition

Australia has traditionally relied on coal fired power stations to meet its energy needs. This is now rapidly changing, yet the federal government refuses to accept reality. Up to five of Australia’s remaining 16 coal power plants could be financially unviable by 2025 due to a flood of cheap solar and wind energy entering the electricity grid.
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Another insurer dumps Adani!

Brit, one of Lloyd's of London's biggest insurers, will never insure Adani’s climate-wrecking coal mine and won’t renew insurance for Adani’s rail line!
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Job opportunity: Healthy Futures Digital Organiser

Friends of the Earth member group, Healthy Futures, is looking for a Digital Organiser to join their team of healthcare workers and community members taking action to address climate change and related threats to health in Australia. Applications close 11:59PM, 24th January 2021.
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FoE takes Shell to court #ClimateCase

Shell Oil, one of the biggest climate polluters in the world, finally faces court in December This is a potential game-changer because if successful, Friends of the Earth Netherlands historic climate case against Shell would rule that the oil corporation must reduce its CO2 emissions by 45% by 2030 and to zero by 2050. This would have global repercussions that would extend to Shell's investments in Australia.
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Introducing Climate Live 2021

Introducing Climate Live 2021, organised by School Strike 4 Climate and Green Music Australia with support from Friends of the Earth.
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Regionalism requires strong, committed leaders: Dame Meg Taylor at the Blue Pacific Futures Webinar

This is a statement by Dame Meg Taylor, Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum, delivered at the Blue Pacific Futures Webinar on 3 November 2020 
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Climate change and Pacific sovereignty forums

The challenges of climate change to the very sovereignty of Pacific atoll nations is the topic of a series of consultations jointly organised by Friends of the Earth's Climate Frontlines project and the climate change network of the Pacific Islands Council of QLD (PICQ).
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Another Lloyds insurer drops Adani

Another Lloyd’s insurer, Apollo Underwriters, that is providing cover for the Adani Carmichael project has committed to not renewing or taking on any new policies with the destructive coal project.
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JOINT STATEMENT: Bushfire Survivors & Friends of the Earth say emissions reductions a litmus test for Royal Commission

Last week, former NSW Fire & Rescue chief Greg Mullins told the ABC that the bushfire Royal Commission will fail if it does not recommend reducing emissions.Bushfire Survivors for Climate Action and Friends of the Earth Australia have added their voice to that position on the eve of the release of the Royal Commission’s final report.  
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Stop Adani online rally: Lloyd's Insure Our Future, not Adani’s mine!

On Wednesday 28th October, people working for a safe climate future from around the world will converge at the Stop Adani online rally: Lloyd's Insure Our Future, not Adani’s mine!
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