Incinerators in regional areas are not a solution for our waste and plastics problem. Incinerators run on gas, a fossil fuel, they burn plastic, which is made by ’cracking’ crude oil and gas then adding other chemicals and colours. The steam by-product releases CO2, carbon monoxide, methane, dioxins and other toxic gases into the atmosphere.Continue reading “No incinerators in regional areas”
It’s time to talk to our super funds about climate change. They are responsible for our retirement savings and achieving good returns on our investments. Many of them have adopted net zero by 2050 policies, but we need to question what they are doing now to prevent climate disaster. Research by Market Forces shows some of theContinue reading “Question your super fund”
Were you one of the many people who lobbied NAB for a policy switch away from funding new fossil fuel projects? Are you wondering whether it worked?
Whitehaven Coal is well known for their environmental offences in and near their mines in North West NSW. The most recent fine of $30,000 issued by the EPA was for polluting a creek near the Tarrawonga mine. This was their third offence of this type in two years. In August this year they were convictedContinue reading “Stop Whitehaven’s vandalism – increase fines”
The fate of the precious koala colony on the Cumberland Plain now rests with NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes and Environment Minister Matt Kean.
The Traditional Owners of Zenadth Kes (the Torres Strait Islands and surrounding seas) are asking for our help to save their homelands from destruction by climate change. As the sea levels rise their homes, burial grounds, fresh water, crops and sacred sites are being damaged.
This week in Glasgow global leaders need to go hard and go fast to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the next decade. Yet in Australia there is no sign of a national action plan to reduce emissions and our 2030 target is a pathetic 26-28%. And instead of real action on climate change we haveContinue reading “LNP’s Pathetic 2030 Target”
Pollution from global military operations don’t have to be counted in global emissions reduction targets!
There are very important reasons to oppose the raising of the Warragamba Dam Wall – and now’s a great time to have your say!
Very soon our Federal MPs will have to vote for or against real climate change action. Zali Steggall has amended the Climate Act Bill that failed last year – and in a good way! The new Bill sets an emissions reduction target of 60% by 2030 on 2005 levels. That’s more than double the onlyContinue reading “Climate Change Action”