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25 days until the #ClimateElection!

We wanted to give you an update on some of the amazing actions that have been taking place all across the country. #BreakingGround in Queensland The Breaking Ground storytelling tour was truly inspiring! Pacific Climate Warriors visited Queensland to share their #FrontlineTruths. Through culture, song, dance, and spoken word, communities listened to the lived realities of climate change along with stories from the front lines of climate action.

ALP election commitments on climate

By Glen Klatovsky, 350 Australia Acting CEO 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? It is a mixed bag to be honest. There are some excellent policies and some massive omissions. Below is a brief overview of the major elements from the perspective of 350 Australia.

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.