Abbott govt belittles UN climate change report Peter Mac

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Peter Mac Last week the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) produced its Fifth Assessment Report into climate change, the first such report since 2007. It’s a very disturbing document. However, it also provides very positive recommendations for taking … Continue reading

Climate Change Inaction

The world is witnessing terracidal climate change inaction both from explicit, anti-science, corporate-fostered climate change denialism and from craven effective climate change denialism. The world is facing a worsening climate emergency but remains committed to an ever-expanding carbon economy and … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP- ESSENTIAL READING

The Australia Institute Most Australians aren’t aware of a trade deal that could risk environmental laws, increase the cost of medicines, and enable corporations to sue Australian governments, according to a new survey by The Australia Institute. The Trans-Pacific Partnership … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – CLIVE PALMER’S COAL MINE GETS APPROVAL FROM HUNT

Government gives the tick to Palmer’s coal mine but bans Arrow from fracking JOHN MCCARTHY The Courier-Mail December 21, 2013 5:47AM THE Federal Government has approved more than $20 billion worth of coal and gas projects but baulked at a … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF- ABBOT POINT CONDITIONS CANNOT SAVE THE REEF

Greg Hunt approves dredging off Queensland to create huge coalport ‘Strictest conditions in Australian history’ to safeguard Great Barrier Reef while building three terminals at Abbot Point Oliver Milman theguardian.com, Tuesday 10 December 2013 19.32 AEST Jump to comments (351) … Continue reading

GREAT BARRIER REEF – MEDIA CENSORSHIP AUSTRALIA WIDE

ABBOTT GOVERNMENT SUPPORTS MEDIA CENSORSHIP Opinion.  Sue Arnold   9th October, 2013. Here’s a challenge !   See who can find one word in the mainstream media about the US Center for Biological Diversity’s extended lawsuit against the US Import/Export Bank which … Continue reading