171 new fracking wells approved by Labor
In outrageous news, last week Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek approved 171 new fracking wells in Queensland for Santos and Arrow…
In outrageous news, last week Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek approved 171 new fracking wells in Queensland for Santos and Arrow…
We recently received a letter from lawyers acting on behalf of Empire Energy.
Scott Morrison has officially announced a net zero target by 2050, but no new 2030 target, and no change to…
A push by the Federal Nationals to create a $250 billion fund for fossil fuel companies is wildly irresponsible according to climate activist group 350 Australia.
Last week Ross McEwan, the CEO of NAB, fronted up to the Australian Parliament. When he was asked about the…
At a recent ‘Jobs, Climate, Justice’ webinar we held, Danae Bosler of Vic Trades Hall gave a smashing speech that all climate activists should read.
What does the Federal budget actual mean for gas? Let our CEO Lucy tell you more:
The Federal Government has just released their National Gas Infrastructure Plan – and it’s full of hand outs for oil…
Our consultation has shown that Australians have a vision of an economic recovery that is substantially different to the Government’s current policies.
In the lead up to the Federal Budget, you can pressure the government and help shift the public narrative to stop Morrison’s plans for billions in oil and gas industry handouts. Take action each day for 10 days and be part of a powerful movement that can keep that gas in the ground.
For the first time, we’ve crunched the numbers on what the government’s gas plans mean for our climate.
Our top people-powered wins
2020 has been such a challenging year – making it even more important to acknowledge and celebrate people-powered wins. It’s…
BREAKING: Scott Morrison this morning announced $50 million in public money bailouts for gas companies, caving to the demands of his hand-picked Covid-19 Commission – if we don’t act now, he could announce billions more for new gas plants, pipelines and infrastructure.
Scott Morrison has plans to hand billions of dollars in public funds to gas companies, which would be a disaster for our climate, water, integrity and job creation.
The fossil fuel lobby is running a coordinated campaign to undermine our environmental protection laws, here’s why
As a movement, we have a responsibility to recognise that the fight for justice for First Nations people and racial justice is at the heart of the fight for climate justice.
350 Australia is tracking the fossil fuel lobby and its attempts to use the Covid-19 health crisis to its advantage. The Week of 23-29 May was a big week for pushing new coal and gas projects.
It is our responsibility to come together to protect the lives of those around us by limiting the spread of this disease as much as possible. It’s a scary and uncertain time for all of us. We wanted to let you know the actions we’ve taken as an organisation to do everything we can to stop the spread of the virus.
Companies like Rio Tinto should put their money where their mouth is, and cancel their membership of coal lobby groups that have undermined climate action for more than 20 years.
Taking on one of the most powerful industry bodies in the world is no small task, but if we want our government to take meaningful action on climate change, we need to diminish their power and build our own.
350 Australia Board Director details his harrowing experience of visiting the NSW South Coast after the recent unprecedented bushfires and compels you to support climate advocacy groups during this crisis.
Allan from 350 Eurobodalla shares his thoughts on the Government’s dodgy gas deal
On Sunday, the people of the Torres Strait Islands secured a government commitment to provide $25 million for sea walls and other climate adaptation needs. This comes after years of advocacy for action on the climate crisis and impacts already being felt in the Torres Strait.
So many of us are feeling frustration and even powerlessness at this current point in history. Bushfires are raging, cities are choking, and our politicians are missing in action. There’s more need than ever for us to build a politics of hope.
Together we’re going to take on the most notorious anti-climate action lobby group in the country, here’s why.
It is time for well-informed discussion and the rapid implementation of good climate change policy.
Take part in our photo action demonstrating the many ways Australians are #ShowingUp for climate action, even though our Prime Minister is not
By Glen Klatovsky, 350 Australia Campaigns Strategist You may know that Australia has a national wealth fund – our ‘Future…
These next two weeks will mean the difference between Sept 20 turning out to be another climate rally, or one of the most enormous, fiery, impossible to ignore moments that Australia – and the world – has seen.
350.org co-founder Bill McKibben reflects on the challenges and opportunities ahead for the climate movement.
These three moments from the past week prove the arrogance and power of the coal industry – and the need for us to come together on September 20.
Wow: it’s just eight weeks to go until the next youth-led Global Climate Strike makes waves across the globe.
“The state of the future is in our hands. What we do today is how we live tomorrow – the health of our environment, the strength of our economies, the resilience of our communities – all shaped by our words and actions today.”
As we plan our next steps, we are looking to our 60,000 supporters. Can you take 5 minutes to take this survey and tell us how you think we can best harness our power?
But will the mine ever be built?
“The technology is there. By working with governments and organisations, we can make it work.”
“I still operate as, ‘think global, act local’. If you look around the world there are amazing things happening at city levels.”
The Wangan and Jagalingou TO Family Council are back in federal court challenging Adani, and Torres Strait Islanders are bringing the first climate change case against the Australian federal government over human rights.
But today, think about what we have achieved together.
“India does not need coal from Australia to come out of the dark. We need to empower a billion people – not a billionaire.”
To make sure that everyone, everywhere has the chance to watch the Accelerate documentary before the federal election – and see this compelling call to arms for climate action – we’ve released the feature-length documentary in full online!
On May 3rd school strikers together with friends, communities, and families, will be taking action right across the country as part of the #ClimateElection National Day of Action.
There’s only four weeks to go until the Climate Election, and the 350 community has been working hard to make sure that the call to Vote #1point5 will be the #1 issue people are thinking of when they head to the polls.
The ALP has made its major climate change policy announcements today in the lead-up to the election being called. So, what are they offering?
Adani’s “trained attack dog” legal strategy has been leaked to the ABC – and it’s nothing short of scary.
It’s a fitting end to a huge and successful year – and we’re ready to maintain the momentum for change in 2019. This year couldn’t have happened with you. Here’s what we achieved.
Today we celebrate a huge milestone in the worldwide movement to take down the fossil fuel industry that is driving the climate crisis: Over 1000 institutions worldwide, worth almost 11 trillion AUD, have committed to divest from the world’s biggest oil, coal and gas companies!
Ongoing and burdensome attacks on environmental and climate advocacy are part of an ideologically-driven program being rolled out by conservative governments across the world with a very clear intent of silencing the voices of advocacy organisations.
When 700 Australians volunteer to meet with their local politician, you know you’ve hit a nerve.
The Carmichael mine proposed by fossil fuel giant Adani in one of the most vulnerable regions of the planet will be shipping millions of tons of coal through the Great Barrier Reef, increasing sea levels and making heatwaves worse and more frequent across Australia and the Pacific Islands.
“Mass civil movements are the only thing that have caused real change. I think it’s time to stand up and fight harder for our future.”
In Australia, #RiseForClimate saw more than 5000 people show up to over 50 actions around the country this weekend, everyone calling for climate action!
This report celebrates the heroes of Australia’s low-carbon economy, telling the stories of the renewables sector, the businesses, communities, and individuals who are taking matters into their own hands, creating opportunities and building a sustainable energy future.
On September 8 during #RiseForClimate, people in Perth will be calling on local leaders to develop a heatwave protection program for the homeless and divest from fossil fuels.
“Many of us still have friends and family in the islands. The Pacific do not contribute significantly to greenhouse gas emissions, yet every Pacific Island nation is being impacted today.”
“Why can’t I talk about climate change, right now, while my boots are covered with ash and my clothes smell of smoke?”
On September 8 during #RiseForClimate, people in the NT will be calling on the Northern Territory government to implement a climate policy, support renewable energy, and ban onshore shale gas fracking.
It is a good time to be loud.
The National Energy Guarantee (NEG) represents the culmination of more than a decade of policy chaos from Canberra on the issues of energy and climate.
A look inside the Hunter Valley’s crumbling Liddell Power Station brings the debate about our national energy future into clear focus, as Deputy CEO of 350.org Australia, Glen Klatovsky experienced first hand when toured the facility.
This week, over 500 people signed up to watch our #RiseForClimate webinars explaining why on September 8 we’re planning hundreds of rallies in cities and towns around the world.
Together, as members of the 350.org movement, we have been committed to bring an end to the fossil fuel era, to call for a just transition to 100% renewable energy and, ultimately, the return of our environment to a climate-friendly 350ppm of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
The Accelerate Climate Action tour shows the power of a movement.
Adelaide is an Australian leader in the transition to renewable energy – and South Australia is a world leader in ensuring that this transition is one that includes working people.
Glen Klatovsky examines why the decision not to go ahead with building Newcastle’s fourth coal terminal is a good thing for people of the Hunter, and beyond.
While the US$379 million promised for investment in the protection of the Great Barrier Reef seems promising, Blair Palese of 350.org reveals how the government’s latest budget prioritises fossil fuels instead.
‘I spent ten years living in the Hunter. It is a place close to my heart. It is also one of the most important regions globally with respect to our future and how we deal with the scale and impacts of climate change.’
From Kenya to Canada, Australia to Brazil – communities are taking bold action now to stop these fossil fuel projects. Together, they’re making a powerful push for a Fossil Free world.
350.org founder and world-renowned climate defender Bill McKibben visited Australia for the Accelerate Climate Action tour in late April, early May to talk to people about what we need to do to accelerate our response to climate change, move money and influence from the fossil fuel industry, and bring on clean energy.
The Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform Bill has been condemned for deliberately bundling the charity sector in the same category as overseas political agents and lobbyists seeking to influence Australian elections.
As a part of 350 Australia’s push to make sure that climate change will be front and centre of every election going forward, our founder, Bill McKibben, is coming back to Australia as part of a global effort to accelerate climate change action.
“As Knitting Nannas, we are committed to protecting our land and water to ensure our children, grandchildren, generations to come, can have a future with a clean and healthy environment, natural beauty and biodiversity.”
Clean land, water and energy should not be an aspirational dream for the people of NSW.
This is Labor’s opportunity to step up and lead with a vision for an Australia of the future. A country where 20 years from now people have secure, well-paid jobs in work that doesn’t destroy the planet.
Thanks to all for making Adani a key Batman election issue – now on to work with Ged Kearney, the ALP and all political parties to take a #StopAdani stand.
The everyday realities of living in greater Sydney are a result of successive governments taking the 2 million people in western Sydney for granted.
Over the last six weeks, 350 Australia has been working with the people of Batman to highlight the issue of the the proposed Adani coal mine.
Northcote resident of 34 years, Mary Crooks AO, a Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Award winner, is speaking out against Adani.
The federal government’s crackdown on foreign donations involves a draconian bill that will silence charities, and is more suited to the old Eastern Bloc than contemporary Australia, Blair Palese argues.
Governments all across the world are starting to shift away from coal-powered energy out of environmental and economic concerns. So why isn’t Australia? 350.org Australia’s Blair Palese explores.
On 24 March, people from around the state will converge on Sydney for a massive #Time2Choose rally, to make a powerful call to protect land, water and people from the impacts of coal and gas mining.
We’re just a couple of weeks away from turbocharging the movement to #StopAdani cooking our climate and wrecking our Reef.…