Here we are at the end of 2022 and Sydney Knitting Nannas & Friends are thinking about what we have achieved this year. The Nannafesto calls for us to leave our children and grandchildren a clean and healthy environment – so how did we go?
Sign Climate Council petition calling on Minister Madeleine King to stand up to the big fossil fuel polluters
Knitting Nannas from Sydney and the Hunter joined a rally and march in Sydney last Saturday to call for much stronger climate action by the global leaders gathered at the COP27 in Egypt.
Knitting Nannas are still puzzling over police actions at the International Mining and Resources Conference at Darling Harbour on Friday 4 November. One of the Sydney Nannas struggled to make sense of what’s going on in the following short video.
Whitehaven’s AGM on Thursday was more than the executives bargained for. Environmental groups rallied outside the meeting at the Mint in Sydney, while in the meeting shareholders questioned the company’s plans to double coal production in the midst of a climate emergency.
Sydney Nannas were back outside parliament protesting against a coal mine this week, and some attended a webinar about coal or met with their MP.
The NSW Independent Planning Commission has just approved the Mt Pleasant Coal Optimisation Project near Muswellbrook. The Commission cited the Perrottet government’s policy on coal and gas development in justifying their decision.
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.
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”