Face mask off: Scott Morrison escalates fossil-fueled agenda with attacks on renewable energy, environment
While we all grapple with the impacts of Covid-19, the Morrison government has used its first week back in Canberra to escalate attacks on the environment and renewable energy.
Recovery does not mean going 'back to normal'. This is the time to prioritise justice, sustainability, human rights, and the protection of livelihoods and the planet. This article is the culmination of collective debates and work from Friends of the Earth International voices around the world.
Friends of the Earth Australia has supported a call from WoMin African Alliance for the African Union, African Heads of State, International Financial Institutions, Chinese Lending Bodies and Private Creditors for a total and unconditional cancellation of African debt.
Friends of the Earth Australia has expressed solidarity and support for Filipino environmental defenders standing against new terror laws designed to discipline people and silence dissent.
Friends of the Earth member group, Market Forces, believe that banks that have pledged to not finance the Adani Carmichael coal project could be unintentionally helping to do just that.
First State Super today released its new Climate Change Adaptation Plan, with the headlines being that Australia’s second biggest superannuation fund would finally start to divest from thermal coal mining companies from October, and would set targets to reduce the emissions from its portfolios.
Despite repeated pledges and policies to the contrary, Australia’s big four banks have once again increased funding to the expansion of the fossil fuel industry over the past year.
Friends of the Earth member group, Healthy Futures, have secured a huge win for our future, our world and for people's health everywhere. Superannuation fund, HESTA, announced that they're divesting from thermal coal, one of the most toxic and environmentally destructive forms of energy production still operating on the planet.