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There can be no climate justice without racial justice

By Rehana Khan & the 350 Perth team

 

In our June 2020 newsletter, a member of our team wrote a brief article acknowledging the Black Lives Matter protest that happened in Perth that month, and emphasised that there can …

Climate Bills in Federal and State Parliaments

By Rehana Khan

 

In the near future, independent MP Zali Steggall will introduce a private member’s Climate Change Bill into Federal Parliament, and Greens MP Tim Clifford  will be introducing a Climate Change Act in the WA State Parliament.…

Repower Australia

Renewable Energy in Australia – The “Repower Australia Plan”

By Celine Lai

 

The “Repower Australia Plan” is a joint project between the Australian Conservation Foundation, GetUp!, Solar Citizens, the Nature Conservation Council, Environment Victoria, and 350.org. It has been …

Carbon Dividends to bring down emissions

By Rod Mitchell

Australia needs much more aggressive cuts in emissions to reach net zero by 2050 as shown by the graph below:

Emissions graph

Note: LULUCF= Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry

The Citizens’ Climate Lobby of Australia advocates for …

Black Lives Matter Protest

By Rehana Khan

 

On Saturday 13th June, I went to the Black Lives Matter protest at Langley Park in Perth. There were over 7,000 people there, even during this pandemic, and thousands more watching the livestream online – which …

Stop the Centre for Climate Damage

By Fossil Free UWA

 

The University of Western Australia decided last year to conduct research which will help build the Burrup Hub, to the tune of $600,000 from both Woodside and Chevron. Stop the Centre for Climate Damage is …

Protest Rio Tinto vandalism

By Celine Lai

 

In May 2020 a sacred site of major archaeological and cultural significance  was callously destroyed by Rio Tinto in the expansion of an iron ore mine in Western Australia. The site, a cave, showed 46,000 years …

What makes me a Climate Activist?

By Celine Lai

 

The first week of June marked the half-way point of my training with 350 Australia.

Here is why I work with this grass-roots movement which works tirelessly toward reducing carbon emissions to net zero as soon …

Ethical Sponsorship

It was only a few years ago that we were literally laughed out of a government film funding office when we reiterated our stand in not accepting sponsorship funds from the mining and resource sector for the Revelation Film Festival. …

Cockburn Community Campaign Success

By Greg Hocking

 

Since 2016 a small community group in the City of Cockburn has been campaigning to get Cockburn Cement Limited (CCL) to stop burning coal and to take other measures to reduce the toxic gases and particulates …