By Glen Klatovsky
27 May – 3 June is National Reconciliation Week, with the theme ‘Grounded in Truth – Walk Together with Courage’.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced his new cabinet line-up, with Ken Wyatt MP making history as the first Indigenous Australian to be a member of Cabinet and Indigenous Affairs Minister.
This isn’t what we wanted to write today.
The pro-fossil fuels, anti-climate action Coalition will form Government again. But while they have managed to hold onto political power, there is a power they do not have.
The power of movements. All across Australia, from Shark Bay to Brunie Island, there is a people-powered movement growing that is more determined than ever to fight for climate justice.
By Renuka Saroha and Chandan Khanna, independent researchers, India
Just last month, India became the fourth nation in the world to have the capability of taking out satellites in outer space by testing its Anti Satellite Missile codenamed “Mission Shakti”. In 2014 it became the only nation to enter the orbit of Mars in the first attempt.
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!
The Accelerate documentary shows why we need climate action, and how collectively we can work together for a safe climate future.
On March 15, the School Strike for Climate movement turned out 150,000 people to demand urgent climate action. It was Australia’s biggest ever climate mobilisation.
Now, a federal election is just weeks away but neither of the major parties has a real plan in place to minimise the impacts of climate change.