Climate & Energy Justice News
Jemenas fracking pipeline shown to be a white elephant by concerned citizens
April 06, 2017
A crowd of concerned citizens joined Friends of the Earth and Quit Coal out the front of Jemena in Melbourne to protest the Federal approval of the 622km Northern Gas Pipeline from Tennant Creek...Read More Share
"Supply crisis" or Coalition con? What's really going on with the gas market?
March 10, 2017
The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) released its annual gas market statement on March 9th, this time telling us that we're facing a looming gas shortage that could mean interruptions of supply of gas...Read More Share
We Won! Victoria is Officially Gasfield Free!
March 09, 2017
We did it! On March 7 Victoria became the first Australian state to permanently ban the process of fracking to access ‘unconventional’ gas (gases like coal seam gas or CSG, and Shale and Tight gas)....Read More Share
No Northern Territory Gas Pipeline!
February 24, 2017
After the huge achievement of the #VicGasBan campaign that has seen the permanent ban of fracking in Victoria, Friends of the Earth Melbourne joined with Seed and Arid Land Environment Centre to hold an information...Read More Share
The Climate Change Hoax – The Greatest Hoax of All?
December 23, 2016
The notion of the Climate Change Hoax has recently been promoted by President-Elect Donald Trump, conservative politicians around the world, business leaders tied to the fossil fuel industry, and conservatives generally both in the USA and...Read More Share
Time to start the transition from coal
November 14, 2016
This year is an important one for climate action in Victoria. We now have a state renewable energy target (a VRET) and will soon have a legislated ban on all onshore unconventional gas drilling....Read More Share
South Australia storm a wakeup call to act on climate change
September 29, 2016
As emergency workers assist South Australians with the fallout from a historic storm that knocked down multiple power lines, causing a blackout across the state, national environment organisation Friends of the Earth say the...Read More Share
Want to defend South Australia’s renewable energy leadership?
August 25, 2016
Join us on Tuesday September 13 to find out how you can get involved. The fossil fuel sector has mounted an aggressive attack South Australia’s renewable energy leadership in recent weeks. These interests are trying to...Read More Share
Canberra: Call on COAG to stand up for renewables!
August 15, 2016
National Convention Centre Canberra on Friday 19 August [Check here for our response to the COAG meeting]. The fossil fuel sector has mounted an aggressive attack on South Australia’s renewable energy leadership in recent weeks.These...Read More Share