Land & water

Reflections on gender (in)justice

In compiling this edition, Chain Reaction asked activists to share their experiences of gender (in)justice and dismantling the patriarchy within the broader environment and social justice movement. Sarah Day shares her experiences in this Chain Reaction #140 article. Trigger Warnings: Sexual harassment, sexual abuse, systemic misogyny.
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Climate & Energy Justice

Online Stop Adani Rally: Adani Investors #DefundClimateChaos

The grassroots Stop Adani movement has called an online rally on Tuesday, November 2nd at 6:30PM AEDT to join the global push to defund the fossil fuel industry.
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Anti-nuclear

Small Nuclear Reactor, Huge Costs

Even by the standards of the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA), the new report published by the country's most influential coal lobby on the subject of small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) is jiggery-pokery of the highest order. Why would a mining industry body promote SMRs? After mining for some years — or at most decades — no company would want to take on the responsibility of decommissioning a nuclear reactor and managing high-level nuclear waste for millennia.
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Wangan and Jagalingou mark six weeks of cultural ceremony at Adani mine site

Wangan and Jagalingou Cultural Custodians have marked six weeks of continuous cultural ceremony at the edge of Adani’s Carmichael mine in central Queensland. The ceremony is called “Waddananggu”, which translates as “the talking”.  It began on August 26th, with the construction of a traditional Bora Ring.  
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Economics for Earth

Senate Backed Forced Labour Import Bill a Good First Step

 The shoes, electronics and products we buy often contain slavery or environmental destruction in their global supply chains. Some of Australia’s biggest mining and banking companies are implicated in abuses overseas and at home, yet these crimes go unpunished. However, momentum is building nationally and globally to hold companies accountable.
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Climate & Energy Justice

A new coal power station in QLD? No way!!

Waratah Coal Pty Ltd, owned by billionaire Clive Palmer, has quietly applied to build a new coal fired power station adjacent to his proposed Galilee Coal Project mine, north east of Alpha in Central Queensland.
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Anti-nuclear

Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) says no to nuclear submarines

Media release from MUA: Today, on the International Day of Peace, the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has declared its total opposition to the reckless announcement by Scott Morrison that Australia would be developing nuclear-powered submarines as part of a military alliance with the US and UK.
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Anti-nuclear

Nuclear Submarines: answers to common questions

Following secret deliberations, this week, the Morrison government has announced that Australia will acquire nuclear-powered submarines. Anti-nuclear movement stalwart, and Friends of the Earth National Nuclear campaigner, Dr. Jim Green, had these comments to common questions about the decision.
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Anti-nuclear

Nuclear subs: bad for people, planet & peace

Friends of the Earth sends a clear message to Scott Morrison and Defence Minister Marise Payne: Australia says NO to nuclear submarines.
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Economics for Earth

Earthworker Newsletter - September 2021

As 2021 rolls on, news headlines continue to unmask the horrendous failures of our global power structures in providing safety and longevity for our species and the ecosystem to which we owe our existence.
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