Climate & Energy Justice

Climate to drive agenda of new government

This was the climate election we really needed. Although the mainstream media debate largely focused on issues like the cost of living, there was clearly a deep desire in the community to see the parties commit to meaningful action on climate change. Poll after poll showed the depth of community concern for climate action. Poll after poll showed that this concern cut across party lines. But the conservatives in the federal government continued to ignore these calls, while stoking the culture war. And now they have paid the price of this refusal to listen to the community.  
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Indigenous Land & Rights

#Justice4Jari

In compiling this edition, Chain Reaction asked contributors to share their experiences of gender (in)justice and dismantling the patriarchy within the broader environment and social justice movement. Auntie Rissah Vox shares her experiences in this Chain Reaction #140 article. Readers are advised this article contains images of deceased Aboriginal & Torres Strait people. Trigger warnings: Domestic violence, assault.
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Economics for Earth

Hearth: Taking Root

Aia Newport writes about reflections on rooting change-making into our daily lives, as a means of living the future now for Chain Reaction - Friends of the Earth's national magazine.
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Economics for Earth

Ring-barking Patriarchy: Towards an Eirenikon – a Peaceable Realm

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. Author of Butterfly's Children, Eleanor (Annie) March, shares her thoughts in this Chain Reaction #140 article.
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Climate & Energy Justice

Statements from Pacific Elders Voice

The Pacific Elders Voice group of highly renowned present and former leaders has issued two strong statements in relation to major regional and global issues - new security moves by the Australian government and its partners in the AUKUS agreement, and the recently released Working Group II 6th Assessment Report of the IPCC. 
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Anti-nuclear

Nuclear facilities targeted in Russia's war on Ukraine

Several nuclear facilities in Ukraine have been attacked by the Russian military over the past fortnight: a nuclear research facility at Kharkiv; two radioactive waste storage sites; the Chernobyl nuclear site (which no longer has operating reactors); and the operating Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.
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Tour De Carmichael 2022 - Cycle For Country

Waddamuli (hello) It’s happening! From Monday 23rd to Friday 27th May we’re hosting the second Tour De Carmichael - a 5 day guided cycle tour on Wangan and Jagalingou Country.Save the date and call up your mates!
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Economics for Earth

FoEA News March 2022

March News and Events from across our federation, the flood frontlines, Ukraine, WOTCH Court Case, School Strike 4 Climate and much more...
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Climate & Energy Justice

Community solidarity after the floods

The news from south east Queensland and northern NSW is devastating. Among the harrowing stories of loss and destruction, there are many of mutual aid, solidarity, empathy and bravery. As author Rebecca Solnit explained so beautifully in her book ‘A Paradise Built in Hell’, during and after disasters, it is the self initiative and self organising of affected communities that does some of the best work at emergency relief and long term recovery. As the clean up gets underway, here are some ideas of local initiatives you may want to support.
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