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Why Liddell power station is such a lightning rod

A storm has been brewing over Liddell’s future. Picture by Glen Klatovsky   A look inside the crumbling Liddell Power Station in the Hunter Valley brings the debate about our national energy future into clear focus. Run down, dangerous and expensive, Liddell is the perfect symbol of the decline of the coal industry.

WATCH: #RiseForClimate webinar

Are you ready to put pressure on leaders in Australia to step up their climate action? 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 to demand our local leaders commit a fast and fair transition to 100% renewable energy for all.

Thank you for your action on climate!

By Andrew Wilcox, Fundraising Manager  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.

In whose interest? Silencing charities in Australia

Hands Off Our Charities is a coalition of leading Australian charities spearheading opposition to laws that will silence Australians, hurt non-profits, and avoid accountability. In whose interest? Silencing charities in Australia investigates how proposed new laws would hurt Australian charities and civil society. Read the report here.     TAKE ACTION >   We need to call on Bill Shorten and the Labor party to amend these bills and protect our democracy.

The power of a movement

By Blair Palese, 350 Australia Chief Executive  The dust is settling on a hectic Accelerate Climate Action tour. Lead by 350.org’s co-founder, the world-renowned author and environmentalist Bill McKibben, we were able to cover a surprisingly large part of Australia – from the Hunter Valley coal hub to the Great Barrier Reef and hosting public talks in Newcastle, Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne and Adelaide.