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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Land & water

Make a submisssion: Victorian inquiry into the health impacts of air pollution

The Victorian Parliament is currently conducting an Inquiry into the Health Impacts of Air Pollution, and they're taking public submissions now. The more submissions they receive, the more likely the Victorian Government will take action to reduce pollution and protect health!
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Land & water

Fukushima: We condemn the release of contaminated water

This is a statement is from Friends of the Earth Japan. One Tuesday. April 13, at a Cabinet meeting, the Japanese government decided to discharge so-called ALPS (Advanced Liquid Processing System) treated water stored in tanks at the site of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the ocean.
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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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Climate & Energy Justice

As Europe reaches milestone of closing half its coal power stations by 2030, Australian coal closure lags

The global trend towards decarbonisation reached a milestone today with the announcement that half of Europe’s 324 coal power stations have now closed, or announced a Paris Agreement-compatible pre-2030 closure date.
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Land & water

Many Problems for the Burrunan Dolphin

The Gippsland Lakes are Australia's largest inland lakes system, which have provided habitat for a myriad of species for eons. They are possibly now facing their worst ever threats. Photo: Damien Cook February 2021 at McLennan Strait
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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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Climate & Energy Justice

Australians Deserve a Fair and Just Transition

Australia has traditionally relied on coal fired power stations to meet its energy needs. This is now rapidly changing, yet the federal government refuses to accept reality. Up to five of Australia’s remaining 16 coal power plants could be financially unviable by 2025 due to a flood of cheap solar and wind energy entering the electricity grid.
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