Indigenous Land & Rights

Australian Nuclear Free Alliance says no to nuclear submarines

A statement released by the Australian Nuclear Free Alliance on the 26 October 2021 regarding arrangements for the acquisition of nuclear submarines by Australia under the AUKUS pact.
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Climate & Energy Justice

Adani, India and COP26: How to support climate justice?

The British Science Museum has courted controversy for receiving sponsorship from Adani Green Energy, the Renewables arm of the Adani Group, for its new Energy Revolution Gallery.
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Land & water

India: Indigenous peoples demand ‘water, forests, land’ before coal

In Australia, the Wangan and Jagalingou’s “Standing Our Ground” movement on their traditional lands in central Queensland, against Adani’s Carmichael coal mine, is completing its third month. This assertion of sovereignty and culture comes after more than a decade of resistance to the contentious project.
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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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