MEDIA RELEASE 23/10/08
BHP BILLITON AGM: URANIUM MINER FAILS THE TEST IN NATIONAL WATER WEEK
With today's Annual General Meeting of BHP Billiton in London coinciding with National Water Week in Australia, anti-nuclear campaigners are protesting outside the company's Melbourne office calling on it to address its outrageous water profligacy and mismanagement at the Roxby Downs uranium mine.
Talking up for the Territory
Firsthand accounts of the impacts of the nuclear industry and the Federal Governmentsâ€™ â€˜Interventionâ€™ on indigenous communities in the NT.
Monday 27th October
Friends of the Earth
312 Smith St. Collingwood
For our LAND, our CULTURE, our SOVEREIGNTY... Protecting our planet, defending our communities!
The Latin American Solidarity Network (LASNET), Friends of the Earth (FoE) in conjunction with other solidarity organisations will be hosting a gathering for Indigenous and non-Indigenous activists who are supporting Indigenous resistances and struggles.
mining sacred ground
Indigenous leaders share their stories
7pm Wednesday 22 October 2008
Friends of the Earth
312 Smith Street, Collingwood, Melbourne
Jethro Tulin, Ipili, Papua New Guinea
Neville â€˜Chappyâ€™ Williams, Wiradjuri, Australia
What does the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) need to include to achieve real action on climate change?
Ross Garnaut has released his final report on Australia's proposed Emissions Trading Scheme, outlining how he thinks Australia should tackle the growing climate crisis. But does his model provide for real action on climate change and a just transition to a low carbon economy?
FoE members and supporters feedback, October 2008
Every two years we ask our members and supporters to provide feedback about the organisation and the campaigns we are working on.
Attached is this years form, we would greatly appreciate your time in answering as little or much as you want of the questions below.
Save the Murray
Plug the Pipe
WE NEED YOUR HELP
Where: IN YEA TOWNSHIP
Melbourneâ€™s gateway to the Goulburn and Murray Rivers
When: SUNDAY 26TH OCTOBER @ 11AM
Friday September 26, 2008
"Clean Coal is a Dirty Lie," say cleaning ladies.
The Climate Cleaning Ladies have taken to Flinders St. Station to see if there is such a thing as clean coal.
"We have been scrubbing coal all morning and all that's happened is we're now covered in coal dust, and as dirty as the coal," said Sadie Brown of the Climate Cleaning Ladies.
September 30 2008
Rudd must reject Garnaut's low climate change targets
of the Earth Australia has described Garnaut's report as a "recipe for
disaster" and called on the government to reject his proposed low-end
carbon pollution targets.
Professor Garnaut's Final Report outlining the science and economics of climate change and emission trading was released today.