There’s no precedent for stopping the Carmichael Coal Mine – but we should

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(The Carmichael Coal Mine must be stopped – gbr Editor) In light of the Paris Agreement, Queensland University Law Lecturer Justine Bell discusses our legal power – and moral obligation – to stop the Carmichael coal mine.  IN THE WAKE of the Paris Agreement, … Continue reading

Malcolm Turnbull Climate – Great Barrier Reef needs climate change policy rethink

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(Malcolm Turnbull Climate) Dr Steven Miles A major government assessment of the reef last year declared climate change its most serious threat. Photo: Tourism Australia When Malcolm Turnbull announced he would challenge Tony Abbott for the prime ministership, I was … Continue reading

GBRMPA AUTHORITY LOSES THE PLOT

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GBRMPA AUTHORITY LOSES THE PLOT AND GLOBAL LEADERSHIP Upheaval at Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority: Era of global leadership may be over Posted on October 21, 2014 – 8:41pm, by MPA News staff For nearly 30 years, dating back … Continue reading

REEF HEALTH – NEWMAN DOESN’T GET IT

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REEF HEALTH – Opinion: Don’t shoot the messengers. Geoff Edwards The Courier-Mail September 24, 2014 12:00AM 1 Ports Australia had hand in reef plan ANOTHER tirade by Des Houghton against environmentalists. Saturday’s column “Green activists wrong to blame Great Barrier … Continue reading

ABBOTT DISASTROUS ENVIRONMENTAL LEGACY

ABBOTT’S ENVIRONMENTAL LEGACY IS A MONUMENTAL DISASTER AND HE’S GOT TWO MORE YEARS TO DESTROY Many thanks to Political Talk for this wonderful post. Killing the price on pollution, trying to delist Tassie’s World Heritage rainforest, approving coal ports in … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – FORMER DIPLOMAT SPEAKS OUT ON REEF DECISION BY UNESCO

Govt is sacrificing Great Barrier Reef for political expediency: diplomat William Rollo reported this story on Monday, June 23, 2014 08:13:04 Listen to MP3 of this story ( minutes) | MP3 download CHRIS UHLMANN: Australia has again been spared the … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – UNESCO DELAYS DECISION FOR A YEAR

Print Email Facebook Twitter More UNESCO ruling: Decision on whether Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’ deferred for a year Updated 37 minutes ago Photo: Mr Powell will use the report to argue the reef should not be listed as … Continue reading