Economics for Earth

First State Super to divest thermal coal mining

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.
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Economics for Earth

Fossil fuel lending by Australian banks tops AU$35bn

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.
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Economics for Earth

HESTA divests from coal!

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.
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Economics for Earth

Earthworker Newsletter June 2020

Sign up to receive Earthworker Cooperative's newsletter via email here. Earthworker Cooperative are a member of Friends of the Earth Australia.
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Economics for Earth

Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance: Solidarity Economy Session #3 - 30 Years of Solidarity

Friends of the Earth are excited to team up with the Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance (AFSA) for the third session of the Solidarity Economy series of online events.
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Economics for Earth

June 5: Disaster Cooperativism Webinar

Earthworker Cooperative is holding an online webinar that we believe has never been more relevant than in the time of COVID-19.
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Economics for Earth

Earthworker Newsletter - May 2020

Sign up to receive Earthworker Cooperative's newsletter via email here.
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Economics for Earth

Land Forces 2020 Delayed: War is not an essential service

Thanks to everyone who took action to call on the Queensland Government to cancel Land Forces 2020.
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Economics for Earth

FoEA Monthly News: May

Here at FoE, we are more busy than ever, carrying on with our work to address the roots of existing inequalities and fight for environmental and social justice. We are also deeply committed to achieving a just response to the virus.  With the fullest newsletters we've had this year - there are many opportunities to join our events (virtually) and take action from home.   
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Economics for Earth

Cancel Land Forces 2020: War is not an essential service

Even in times of peace, war, and making a killing off of it, is never an essential activity or service. So why would the Queensland State Government sponsor and allow a huge convergence of arms and defence manufacturers in the middle of the worst global pandemic in a century?
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