For ten years many of the Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends have campaigned against coal and gas projects due to their emissions, the damage to the environment and the effects on climate change. We believe there was a tipping point in 2021. Most Australians accept that Climate Change is real, coal and gas mining areContinue reading “Nannas in Action in 2021”
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 Chair of Whitehaven Coal, former Nationals leader Mark Vaille, was asked an interesting question at the AGM this week. Ava Princi, one of the Sharma vs the Minister for the Environment case litigants, asked him to explain why the company was going ahead with the Vickery coal mine when the federal court had foundContinue reading “Nannas online trip to Whitehaven AGM”
The Wangan & Jagalingou people (W&J) are the traditional owners of the land where Adani is building its Carmichael coal mine. They need our support now to stop the destruction of their land and the sacred Doongmabulla springs.
Please have your say about Verdant Earth Technologies’ plan to convert Redbank coal fired power plant (which closed in 2014) to a wood fired power plant. If approved it will generate 2 million tonnes of C02 each year. It would also result in increased forest logging and destruction of the habitat of threatened species. ItContinue reading “Plans to convert coal fired power plant to wood”
It’s been a long battle against Whitehaven’s climate wrecking new mines in northern NSW and in the Bowen Basin in Queensland. The company’s mine in the Leard State Forest at Maules Creek demonstrates their environmental vandalism, water thieving and lack of care for regulations.
Support the Rylstone community by this Wednesday, 18 August. The people of the Rylstone area are strongly opposed to coal mining and exploration in their region, and they encourage us all to help. The rivers, groundwater, Aboriginal heritage sites, farms, endangered species, agriculture and tourism would be damaged or destroyed if mining goes ahead.
Sydney Knitting Nannas & Friends held a rally in Sydney on March 17 against the expansion of coal and gas mining. Nannas are particularly outraged by governments continuing to prop up coal and gas companies by spending taxpayer dollars to subsidise these industries.