Climate & Energy Justice

Leaked COVID-19 Commission report: Government should hit ‘reset ‘button and disband the Manufacturing Taskforce

Friends of the Earth Australia calls for the Morrison government to rule out public funding for fossil fuels after a leaked report from the National Covid-19 Coordination Commission (NCCC) urges using taxpayer money to underwrite a massive expansion of the domestic gas industry.
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Land & water

Solidarity with the Pueblo Shuar Arutam Facing COVID-19 emergency

Friends of the Earth Australia express our solidarity and support to the authorities of the Shuar Arutam People (PSHA), to the Shuar People in general, and to all peoples and nations of the Ecuadorian Amazon, currently facing a possible outbreak of COVID-19, in their communities.
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Climate & Energy Justice

Morrison to shift climate funds to carbon capture and storage

In a backwards move, the Morrison government has released the findings of the “King Review” into Australia’s emissions reduction policies, and has decided to open up climate funding to carbon capture and storage projects (CCS) and to big greenhouse gas emitters.
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Climate & Energy Justice

May 21: Marsh dump Adani Online Rally

We can't rally in the streets right now. So people are using some creative online tactics to pressure Adani's insurance broker Marsh ahead of Marsh's AGM on May 21 - this includes a HUGE rally.
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Economics for Earth

Earthworker Newsletter - May 2020

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Food & Technology

Geoengineers test planetary engineering scheme in Australia

In a shocking move, a small group of Australian geoengineers have defied an international moratorium on the deployment of geoengineering technologies.
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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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Climate & Energy Justice

MEDIA RELEASE: Vic Energy Minister spot on - Time for Angus Taylor to get a move on with offshore wind laws

The Victorian government has stepped up its advocacy for offshore wind, with Energy Minister Lily D’Ambrosio telling the federal government to “put ideology aside”, stop delaying and bring offshore wind laws to Parliament. Friends of the Earth welcome the Minister’s comments, and says legislating for offshore wind is critical to pave the way for the sector, which could be a game changer for climate action and play a key role in post-Covid recovery efforts.
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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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