Economics for Earth

Australia should not be looking for another war

Friends of the Earth join the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network in condemning the frightening indications that the Australian Government is preparing to follow the US into a war with China.
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Economics for Earth

No more violence, no more silence!

Friends of the Earth International’s commitment to preventing violence and sexual harassment in our federation.
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Economics for Earth

Victorian cash for containers scheme announced

Friends of the Earth - a proud member of the Boomerang Alliance - welcome the decision to implement a cash for containers scheme in Victoria.
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Economics for Earth

Big banks snub local farmers concerned about Whitehaven Coal

Whitehaven Coal is one of the biggest coal mining corporations on the Australian share market and some of the world’s biggest banks, including Westpac, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank, played a key role in lending $1 billion to the company in 2020.
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Economics for Earth

FoEA News April 2021

Welcome to our April newsletter, full of radical news, updates and events from the many faces of FoE. Don't hesitate to get in touch if you'd like to know more! [email protected] 
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Economics for Earth

Engaging the Resistance with Cooperatives - NENA Conference 2020

Earthworker Cooperative's Katherine Cunningham presented at the New Economy Network Australia (NENA) conference in 2020 looking at the the power and resistance of cooperatives - particularly for workers to own the means of production.
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Economics for Earth

FoEA News and Events: March

Catch up on the latest newsletter of radical news, events and ways to take action for social and environmental justice.
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Economics for Earth

QBE kicks climate can down the road & keeps supporting oil and gas expansions despite massive loss

Together with the announcement of a massive A$2b loss due in part to ever-worsening extreme weather, fuelled by the burning of oil and gas, QBE’s updated Environmental and Social Risk Framework, released today, includes oil and gas targets which ignore the urgency of the climate crisis and are out of line with the Paris Agreement goal of keeping warming to 1.5 degrees.
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Economics for Earth

Nigerian farmers & Friends of the Earth Netherlands win Shell oil pollution case

The Court of Appeal in The Hague has today ( 29 January 2021 ) ruled in favour of Friends of the Earth Netherlands/Milieudefensie and four Nigerians on most points in an oil pollution case that was first brought against Shell in 2008. 
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Economics for Earth

Earthworker Newsletter - December 2020

2020 has been a difficult year for all of us, to say the least. Although this year threw us a lot of curveballs, we are proud of what we have been able to achieve and we couldn't have done it without your support. Our members, organisers and worker-owners mobilised to support their communities throughout the pandemic and resulting recession. With the year coming to a close, we are reflecting on the past 12 months as a period of growth and resilience building.  
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