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Australia Needs A Climate Policy

Australia needs a new National Electricity Objective.  Pages 6, 32 and 38 of the Repower Australia Plan explains this well. The National Electricity Objective (NEO) is the one sentence that rules them all.

The NEO dictates how the electricity market …

What are these masked intruders doing?

With over 12,000 members joined up so far, the UniSuper Divest campaign has already forced Unisuper to divest from thermal coal mining companies and commit to ensuring its investment portfolio reaches net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

However, UniSuper is continuing

Let’s Make WA a Clean State

By Celine Lai

Clean State is an independent initiative, led by the Conservation Council of WA, that advocates for action on climate change and jobs in Western Australia. Clean State promotes solutions that will create thousands of jobs supporting businesses, …

Bushfire Royal Commission acknowledges role of climate change

By Celine Lai

The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements, known as the Bushfire Royal Commission, was established on 20 February 2020 in response to the extreme bushfire season of 2019-2020 which resulted in devastating loss of life, property

The Story of Plastic: A documentary

Review by Michael Dowling

I’ve always thought of myself as reasonably environmentally aware. A person who understood the key factors of what’s going on in our world.

After watching this documentary, The Story of Plastic, I realise I have …

Shenton Park and Subiaco talk climate justice

The Climate Justice Union is hosting two events in the local community for Shenton Park and Subiaco residents – online on 15th October and in person on 17th October.

The events are called ‘Shenton Park and Subiaco talk climate justice’ …

Fight for Planet A: Our Climate Challenge

By Celine Lai

Episode One – Coal and Gas

Craig Reucassel introduces the series by telling us that per person per hour, on average, each Australian person emits 4 times the global average of carbon dioxide.   Power or electricity generation …

Open Letter to Climate Sceptics

By Emily Siggs

 

Dear climate sceptics,

I’ve studied earth science, and while I’m not an expert in the field, at least I’m not the CEO of a mining company (read: someone who financially benefits from the fossil fuels industry) …