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ANZ climate complaint ruling highlights need for Australia to follow other countries and pass new climate finance laws

After almost two years, the Australian National Contact Point has made a determination on the international climate complaint by Bushfire survivors and Friends of the Earth Australia. The complainants express their disappointment...

No one is safe until we are all safe. Vigil to demand global vaccine justice!

With the new Omicron strain of the COVID virus threatening the world and other ongoing COVID outbreaks, the need to end the global vaccine apartheid is more urgent than ever.    Less...

New poll shows most Australians support change to trade rules for fair access to vaccines for low-income countries

An Essential Media poll released today shows that 62 per cent of Australians believe the Australian government should support the effort to temporarily waive World Trade Organisation patent rules for COVID-19 vaccines...

Corporate Cane Toad Award 2021: Rio Tinto and Mayur Resources receive Australia’s most toxic award

Rio Tinto and Mayur Resources were awarded the Corporate Cane Toad Award for their roles in contributing to environmental destruction and/or human rights violations worldwide [1]. The winners were announced at a...

Historic victory: judge forces Shell to drastically reduce CO2 emissions globally.

Friends of the Earth wins climate case against Shell.

Nigerian farmers & Friends of the Earth Netherlands win Shell oil pollution case

The Court of Appeal in The Hague has today ( 29 January 2021 ) ruled in favour of Friends of the Earth Netherlands/Milieudefensie and four Nigerians on most points in an oil...

EPBC final report our best chance to head off further extinctions

Australia’s federal environmental laws - the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act - are broken.

FoE takes Shell to court #ClimateCase

Shell Oil, one of the biggest climate polluters in the world, finally faces court in December This is a potential game-changer because if successful, Friends of the Earth Netherlands historic climate case...

Angus Taylor’s ‘Technology Roadmap’ leads to catastrophic climate impacts

Community driven environment group Friends of the Earth Australia says Minister Angus Taylor’s “Technology Roadmap” will lead the country towards catastrophic climate impacts.

New Report shows that the Strzelecki Koala Faces an Uncertain Future

Between December 2019 and July 2020, Environmental group, Friends of the Earth, carried out 200 koala surveys in the Strzelecki Ranges and Gippsland Region. The surveys hoped to better understand habitat utilisation...