Economics for Earth

Bushfire survivors launch claim against ANZ under international law for financing climate change

Australian Bushfire victims, together with Friends of the Earth Australia, will launch a claim against ANZ under international law to hold the bank accountable for financing fossil fuel projects that contribute to the climate crisis.
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Land & water

Forgetting Fukushima

Irresponsible tactics are being used to bury social and environmental problems associated with the Fukushima nuclear disaster as Olympics approach in Japan.
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Invasion Day protests this Sunday 26th January

First Nations groups are calling on all communities to join with them to stand on Invasion Day 2020 - Sunday January 26th - in an Annual Day of Protest.
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Climate & Energy Justice

Greenies, arson & bushfires - A summer of disinformation

With fires devastating communities and landscapes across much of the country, it has been a sombre start to the year. The focus, of course, must be on stopping the fires, protecting people, animals and landscapes, and initial disaster relief. But we must also have the conversation about why these fires have been so bad, and what we need to do to reduce future fire risk. All those affected by the bushfire—the firefighters, first responders, community members, and wildlife — are front of mind for us.  
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Indigenous Land & Rights

Firesticks Alliance: Reinvigorating Australia’s cultural fire knowledge

The Firesticks Alliance is an Indigenous led organisation that works with communities, land and fire agencies and organisations across Australia.
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Economics for Earth

Stop Persecution of Russian Eco-Activists!

Friends of the Earth Australia stand in solidarity with environmental activists from three different regions of Russia struggling with three different issues who have been subjected to undue pressure. 
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Climate & Energy Justice

Adani contractor GHD cut ties

Engineering firm GHD have updated a statement on its website stating that they have no ongoing contractual obligations with Adani on their controversial Carmichael coal mine project.
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Land & water

Chinese Food Imports Dominate Pesticide Breaches

A yet to be published Friends of the Earth investigation into pesticide residues on imported food into Australia, has shown that food imports from China, contain by far the largest amount of breaches from any country. The highest residues were detected in Chinese grown Lychees.  
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Climate & Energy Justice

Climate talks ‘out of touch with reality’ as rich countries seek to gut Paris Agreement

Friends of the Earth International verdict on COP25: Prospects for vulnerable communities in the global South look dire, as wealthy countries refuse to pay up for the climate damage they have caused and Northern governments and corporations push forward carbon trading.
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Climate & Energy Justice

Bushfires and climate change

Bushfire Fact Check & Info: Climate Change, Land management & Government Inaction
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