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Adani’s ‘trained attack dog’ legal strategy

Adani’s “trained attack dog” legal strategy has been leaked to the ABC – and it’s nothing short of scary. Their bullying legal strategy outlines the mega coal mining company’s plans to intimidate community opposition by waging “war” on scientists, trying to financially cripple activists and pressuring the Queensland Government to pass environmental approvals.

A huge year – fighting together

We’re certainly not finishing 2018 without a fight! As the year draws to close, it feels like a turning point is coming for climate action in Australia. In this final month of the year, we are seeing sustained pressure on politicians of all stripes to commit to real climate action and grassroots groups stepping up to fill the leadership void!

Exposing the ties between Australian universities and the fossil fuel industry

Over the last four years, students have led campaigns across 18 Australian campuses urging their universities to divest from fossil fuels. Currently, Australian universities invest millions of dollars through their endowments into fossil fuel companies that are putting our future at risk from the impacts of dangerous climate change. Read the Exposing the ties between Australian universities and the fossil fuel industry report.

A new milestone for people power!

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! In Australia just this week, Wollongong City Council announced that they would divest, adding their name to the list of 45 other councils with divestment motions in Australia!

Silencing dissent

By Glen Klatovsky, Deputy CEO Australia  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. As has been said many times, first they start with the greenies and then they go for any community voices they do not like.