ADANI – ANOTHER LEGAL HURDLE FOR ACF

adani exposed in getup video

Adani coalmine’s next legal hurdle Adani wants to bulldoze the best remaining habitat for the black-throated finch. Margaret Gleeson Saturday, September 24, 2016 The Environmental Defenders Office Queensland (EDO), on behalf of the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF), lodged an appeal … Continue reading

ADANI – ACF MOUNTS FURTHER LEGAL CHALLENGE !

Adani’s Australian Carmichael coal mine faces new legal challenge Sydney (Platts)–19 Sep 2016 901 am EDT/1301 GMT   Adani Mining’s giant Galilee Basin thermal coal project in Australia’s Queensland state is facing another legal hurdle as the Australian Conservation Foundation, … Continue reading

BILL McKIBBEN – HOW TO SAVE THE PLANET – ESSENTIAL READING

BILL McKIBBEN ON HOW TO SAVE THE PLANET HOMEENVIRONMENT IMAGE: Thom Mitchell. Sketching The Fight: Bill McKibben On How To Save The Planet By Thom Mitchell on April 24, 2016Environment In the “dark shadow of what’s happened in the Great Barrier Reef,” … Continue reading

Greg Hunt rebuked by David Attenborough

David Attenborough v Greg Hunt

Environment minister told to ‘watch the series’ after saying David Attenborough documentary is evidence reef is safe Enamoured by stunning footage in David Attenborough’s latest documentary series, the Australian environment minister, Greg Hunt, took it as proof that the Great … Continue reading

Australia approved coalmine because it isn’t a ‘neo-colonialist’ power, Greg Hunt claims

greg hunt on abbott point

(Greg Hunt) Environment minister defends approval of Indian company Adani’s $16bn Carmichael mine, saying ‘poorest should be able to make their own decisions’ The Australian government approved Adani’s controversial $16bn Carmichael coalmine in Queensland because it was not a “neo-colonialist”power … Continue reading

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

greg hunt charicature carmichael coal mine

(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

GOVERNMENTS, POLITICIANS AND VESTED INTERESTS SELLING OUT AUSTRALIA

GOVERNMENTS REPRESENT VESTED INTERESTS AND NOTHING HAS CHANGED UNDER TURNBULL.   It’s a while since I’ve put pen to paper but there’s a few issues which really need to be aired.   Let’s start with the proposed sale of the … Continue reading