Climate & Energy Justice

Acting up! Recording FoE's 45 years of creative resistance

Em Gayfer – As part of Friends of the Earth's 45th birthday celebration in 2019, members of FoE Melbourne's Dirt Radio team came together with 3CR staff to host a retrospective hextory* radio series: 45 Years of Creative Resistance.
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Statement of solidarity with Black Lives Matter rally organisers

Today, on unceded Gadigal Land, NSW, police arrested and fined Aboriginal family and supporters of the murdered 26 year old Dunghutti man, David Dungany Jr, who were calling for an investigation into his killing whilst in custody.
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Anti-nuclear

SA Government must oppose feds nuclear waste dump

The recent announcement by federal resources minister Keith Pitt that a new 'Australian Radioactive Waste Agency' will be established and located in Adelaide is the latest move by the federal government to impose a national nuclear waste dump in SA.
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Economics for Earth

We stand with Filipino environmental defenders against new terror laws

Friends of the Earth Australia has expressed solidarity and support for Filipino environmental defenders standing against new terror laws designed to discipline people and silence dissent.
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Anti-nuclear

Nuclear status quo in federal environmental law review

National and state environment groups have given a cautious welcome to the continuation of long-standing protections against nuclear risks in the current statutory review of the Environmental Protection Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act – Australia’s federal environmental laws. The interim report released today has stated that the Commonwealth should maintain the capacity to intervene in uranium mining and made no recommendation to change existing prohibitions on nuclear activities, including domestic nuclear power.
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Land & water

More threatened species habitat temporarily protected!

The Supreme Court has has ordered that VicForests halt logging in six coupes in Toolangi and Black Range state forests, meaning 32 areas are now protected while Friends of the Earth membre group, WOTCH's case proceeds.
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Climate & Energy Justice

How can we transition the fossil gas industry?

Jim Crosthwaite – With an unpredictable climate already upon us, achieving net zero emissions by 2050 is not enough. Half the world's emissions have been emitted in the past 30 years, and that "to keep warming below 2 degrees Celsius, about four-fifths of the known fossil fuel reserves must not be dug up and burned" (Aronoff et al. p.37).
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Climate & Energy Justice

Adani abusing and displacing Indian villagers to burn Australian coal at Godda

A recently released documentary shows how Adani is brutally dispossessing indigenous people from their lands, destroying farmers’ livelihoods and abusing human rights for its Godda coal power station
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Economics for Earth

Deutsche Bank, Standard Chartered, Barclays and JP Morgan helping Adani Ports raise billions

Friends of the Earth member group, Market Forces, believe that banks that have pledged to not finance the Adani Carmichael coal project could be unintentionally helping to do just that.
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Land & water

Oil Spill in Assam: India: extinguish the fire and clean up the mess now

Friends of the Earth Asia Pacific and our allies at Delhi Solidarity Group express our shock and deep concerns regarding the adverse and irreparable environmental and social impacts of the fire and oil spill at Baghjan Tinsukia District of Assam.
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