Good News 21 Oct 2022

Sportswashing has been exposed this week and there’s lots of other good news – marine cleanup in the Whitsundays, big industry to be charged for water usage in NT, religious leaders stand up against new coal and gas and more…..

Athletes and teams decide fossil fuel companies as sponsors are no longer appropriate

  • Aussie netballers refuse to play in a uniform bearing Gina Rinehart’s logo  Daily Mail
  • Pat Cummins says he will not appear in any more ads for energy sponsor of Cricket Australia The Guardian 
  • Tim Winton urges Fremantle Dockers to drop Woodside Energy sponsorship The Guardian
  • Opposition to fossil fuels spreads to government and the cricket pitch Renew Economy

Santos ends sponsorship of Darwin Festival after campaign by fossil fuel opponents ABC News

Victoria fast-tracks coal exit with target for 95% renewables by 2035 Renew Economy

Australian research finds cost-effective way to recycle solar panels The Guardian

Australian First Nations women travel to US to exchange knowledge on cultural burning practices ABC News

Eco Barge volunteer initiative sees 240,000kg marine waste removed from Whitsundays ABC News

For the first time, major industries in the Northern Territory will be charged for the water they use ABC News

Perth religious leaders take public stance against new coal and gas projects ABC News

Albanese signs Green Economy Agreement with Singaporean counterpart, a world first

Bhutan holds high-altitude ultramarathon to highlight dangers posed by climate change ABC News

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