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In the Aftermath of the Yanchep Bushfires

By Jo Hoffman

I visited one lady whose property was in the path of the December bushfires in the Yanchep/Two Rocks/ Gin Gin area. She lives on 5 acres of land in the suburb of Breakwater; she lost 22 trees

Women in Environmental Action Awards

Thank you to all of our supporters that came to the Women in Environmental Action awards night on Friday 6th March.  Timed to counter the Women in Resources Awards sponsored by the big mining companies, our event was a celebration …

Divestment Initiatives in Albany and Denmark

By Jeff Wilson 

In February, I met with the CEO and Finance Manager of the City of Albany to invite them to consider‘s initiative to “Align Council Money with Council Values”, specifically to adopt  an amendment to their

Fossil Free UWA

By Elsa Fuentes-Hare

Various groups at UWA, including Fossil Free UWA, have started a new campaign entitled Stop the Centre for Climate Damage. The campaign team spent the last weeks of summer collecting signatures on an open letter to

Toxic Inheritance

By Greg Hocking

Residents of suburbs in the City of Cockburn are exposed to toxic gases, particulates and heavy metals from 250,000+ tonnes of coal a year being burnt at the lime/cement factory operated by Cockburn Cement Limited at Munster.…

Climate change stays on Joondalup City Council agenda

By Martin Dickie

As many of you will know, the Divestment arm of is waging a very successful campaign, urging all local authorities to shift their accumulated capital to banks that refuse to finance fossil fuel exploration or extraction.

Why aren’t we alarmed?

By Michael Fabiankovits

When talking to people about climate change and when listening to politicians talk about the issue, I get the distinct impression they think we have a lot of time. The sense of urgency is not there, and …

Vote for Renewables

By Daniel Burke

I recently took some family visiting from overseas on a trip to see the south west of the state. In Albany I made certain to take them to see the local wind farm. The fantastic view over …

Fossil Free Future

By Shane Kavanagh

As another federal election comes and goes, Australia finds itself caught between a choice of two transactional leaders. This was always destined to happen considering that we as a society have consistently failed to think beyond the …