Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek has signaled she intends to block Clive Palmer’s Central Queensland coal mine. Let’s tell her that’s the right call in the consultation open until Thursday this week. Opposition to this mine is overwhelming – we need this to be the last step in blocking it. It’s easy to add your voiceContinue reading
Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends have written letters to MPs in an attempt to wake them up to the impacts of coal mining in the Greater Sydney Water Catchment. South32’s proposed 30 year extension of their Dendrobium Mine underlies the drinking water of five million people in Greater Sydney.
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Sydney Knitting Nannas co-hosted a ‘No New Coal and Gas’ rally at Sydney Town Hall on Sunday. A series of excellent speakers were introduced by organiser Rachel Evans and Nanna Marie. After the short and passionate speeches the group marched to Hyde Park, pausing along the way to observe a minute’s silence for all theContinue reading “No New Coal and Gas Rally”
Gas Free Hunter want the new Labor Federal Government to scrap the Kurri Kurri Gas Plant. Labor agreed to support the plant only if it could be built to run on a green hydrogen blend from commencement. But leading gas analysts say that’s not viable and energy experts say it’s not needed.
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No new coal and gas. 43% emissions cut by 2030 is not enough!SUNDAY 7 AUGUST 1pm SYDNEY TOWN HALL
Sydney Knitting Nannas are searching through their signs and placards to find the right ones for the many upcoming events. New signs will be painted on scraps of cardboard or knitted and/or crocheted by crafty Nannas.
Nine Lives for our Planet by John Watts is a collection of personal stories of nine inspiring women who cherish Earth. It got me in, this collection of personal stories of nine women who’ve put protecting the natural world at the centre of their lives. They’re from different generations, including my own. I liked thatContinue reading “Book Review”
“Climate activists are sometimes depicted as dangerous radicals. But the truly dangerous radicals are the countries that are increasing the production of fossil fuels. Investing in new fossil fuels infrastructure is moral and economic madness.” Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary General.