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Collie’s plan to transition from coal

By Alex Cassie

The town of Collie was created for the coal industry, which has powered WA for a century.  The Collie community is full of skilled workers who for generations have kept the lights on in WA.  The increasing 

“Natural” Gas contains radioactive Radon gas

By Ivan Quail

Australia makes up 5% of the world’s land mass, yet we have 34% of the world’s Uranium  reserves. Unfortunately, “natural” fossil gas is not pure methane. It also contains radioactive Radon gas, Radon 222, produced naturally in

Cry of the Forests – A must-watch film

Protected forests play a critical role in removing carbon from the atmosphere; bringing rain; and providing homes and food for wildlife. But every day in the South West of WA, 10 football fields of Karri and Jarrah forests are logged

Fossil Free UWA

By Maya Taylor-Trenow 

With last year’s funding cuts to Australian universities, the pandemic-induced decrease in international student enrolments, and the financial support offered by its close ties with oil and gas companies such as Chevron, Woodside and LNG, UWA’s Fossil

‘Gas-led recovery’ a load of hot air

By Cyril Toman

 

The Morrison Government’s spruiking of a ‘gas-led recovery’ and gas as the ‘transition fuel’ is – as we suspected – a load of hot air. So say two independent, authoritative, reports issued recently by the Grattan …

2020 Second Hottest Year on Record

Year after year, decade after decade, temperature records are rising due to the burning of coal, oil and gas.

This month, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its Global Climate Report, confirming that 2020 was the second …

‘Woodside Enforcers’ dramatise gag order at Fringe Festival

By our ‘special correspondent’

 

As the price for continued financial support of Perth Fringe Festival, Woodside has obliged organisers and artists to self-censor and avoid any “act or omission” that might tarnish Woodside’s public image.

 

At the opening …