14 12, 2022

The Myth of Clean Coal: MP Alleges Fraud in Australian Coal Industry (Video)

By |2022-12-19T16:34:17+00:00December 14, 2022|Reports|Comments Off on The Myth of Clean Coal: MP Alleges Fraud in Australian Coal Industry (Video)

Leaked documents suggest Australian coal companies have been lying for years about the quality of coal, putting our health and climate at risk. Watch this video to find out more. An MP has made a speech in the Federal Parliament claiming leaked documents prove that Australian companies have been lying for years about the quality of Australian coal. An industry whistleblower provided thousands of documents revealing that companies have been creating fraudulent quality reports for their coal exports and paying [...]

14 12, 2022

Federal Court Rejects Santos Appeal, Putting Offshore Oil and Gas in Spotlight (Video)

By |2023-01-12T14:11:23+00:00December 14, 2022|Reports|Comments Off on Federal Court Rejects Santos Appeal, Putting Offshore Oil and Gas in Spotlight (Video)

Tiwi Islanders are celebrating the Federal Court's decision. From now on, oil and gas giant Santos must consult them before drilling in their Sea Country off the coast. Find out more in this video. Tiwi Islanders are celebrating another historic legal win against oil and gas giant Santos. This month, the Federal Court dismissed Santos' appeal to drill offshore in Tiwi Sea Country for its Barossa gas project. In September, the Federal Court agreed with Dennis Tipakalippa, Tiwi Island Senior Lawman, [...]

14 12, 2022

IEA Forecasts Renewable Energy Boom in Australia Over Next Five Years

By |2023-01-12T13:51:36+00:00December 14, 2022|Reports|Comments Off on IEA Forecasts Renewable Energy Boom in Australia Over Next Five Years

Renewable energy capacity in Australia and globally is set to almost double in the next five years. Find out more about the IEA forecast in this video.  Renewable energy capacity in Australia will almost double in the next five years, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). This outlook is on par with the global forecast and would result in renewables overtaking coal as the largest source of electricity generation by early 2025. This sharp acceleration [...]

7 12, 2022

First Annual Climate Change Statement: No Time to Lose to Slash Emissions in Australia (Video)

By |2023-01-12T14:33:48+00:00December 7, 2022|Reports|Comments Off on First Annual Climate Change Statement: No Time to Lose to Slash Emissions in Australia (Video)

Unless the government adopts more ambitious policies, fossil fuel emissions will continue to cause a climate catastrophe in Australia. Watch this video to find out more.  For those who suffered through the fires and floods in Australia in recent years, it might be no surprise that climate change impacts are already worse than predicted. Despite global pledges, fossil fuel emissions continue to rise, and the planet keeps getting hotter yearly. This has resulted in Australia's climate disasters "becoming increasingly devastating, [...]

25 11, 2022

Australia at COP 27: Key Takeaways

By |2022-12-23T11:18:31+00:00November 25, 2022|Reports|Comments Off on Australia at COP 27: Key Takeaways

COP 27 delivered a mixed bag for the climate. Two weeks of painstaking negotiations finally ended with the “historic” loss and damage fund agreement. This success is credited to tireless advocacy from the Global South, who have fought for years to secure this on the agenda. However, glaring omissions in the final agreement, such as an emphasis on fossil fuel phase-out and emissions reductions, remain of critical concern. Some have attributed this to the high presence of fossil fuel interests [...]

22 11, 2022

Breakthrough for Climate Justice as Loss and Damage Fund Finally Agreed (Video)

By |2022-12-08T16:25:34+00:00November 22, 2022|Reports|Comments Off on Breakthrough for Climate Justice as Loss and Damage Fund Finally Agreed (Video)

2022 was the first year loss and damage was included in discussions on a COP. Find out more in this video explains more.  In a victory for climate justice, COP27 closed with a deal for a loss and damage fund, which developing nations have been calling on for decades. The fund will compensate those countries hit hardest by climate disasters. These countries have limited resources to rebuild and have contributed little to the crisis. "This COP has taken an important step [...]

20 11, 2022

Mike Cannon-Brookes’ AGL Board Shakeup Marks New Era for Energy Giant

By |2022-12-02T14:04:35+00:00November 20, 2022|Reports|Comments Off on Mike Cannon-Brookes’ AGL Board Shakeup Marks New Era for Energy Giant

Watch this video to find out how new leadership at AGL could accelerate the company's transition from coal to renewables.  Software billionaire and climate activist Mike Cannon-Brookes has succeeded in shaking up the board of AGL, signifying a new era for climate accountability and action from the energy giant. Shareholders approved all four of Mr Cannon-Brookes' proposed candidates to join the company's board at the 2022 Annual General Meeting on 15th November. This sweeping leadership change could see Australia's biggest [...]

17 11, 2022

Australia Joins the Forests and Climate Leaders Partnership at COP27 (Video)

By |2022-12-08T16:08:12+00:00November 17, 2022|Reports|Comments Off on Australia Joins the Forests and Climate Leaders Partnership at COP27 (Video)

Australia has joined the Forests and Climate Leaders Partnership at COP27. Watch this video to find out more. Australia has joined the Forests and Climate Leaders Partnership (FCLP) as a founding member. The new international group will enhance global cooperation in forest-based initiatives and drive climate action. The partnership launched at the inaugural Forest and Climate Leaders' Summit at COP27 in Egypt, in November 2022. The FCLP is a voluntary partnership of 26 countries, co-chaired by the United States and Ghana. The [...]

7 11, 2022

Australia Joins Pledge to Slash Global Methane Emissions by 2030

By |2022-11-08T19:18:59+00:00November 7, 2022|Reports|Comments Off on Australia Joins Pledge to Slash Global Methane Emissions by 2030

The Australian government has announced it has joined the Global Methane Pledge to reduce methane emissions by 30 per cent by 2030 from 2020 levels. Over 120 countries have now committed to the Pledge, which involves reducing emissions of this greenhouse gas (GHG) across sectors, including energy, agriculture and waste. The Global Methane Pledge was formally launched at COP26 in Glasgow in 2021 by the United States and European Union. It marked a crucial step in tackling climate change and getting the [...]

7 11, 2022

The Fossil Fuel Crisis is Driving ‘Historic’ Pivot to Clean Energy

By |2022-11-08T19:09:39+00:00November 7, 2022|Reports|Comments Off on The Fossil Fuel Crisis is Driving ‘Historic’ Pivot to Clean Energy

The global fossil fuel crisis is accelerating the global shift to clean energy, highlights the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) 2022 World Energy Outlook. The peak use of fossil fuels is also imminent, predicts the report, as demand will plateau and then decline steadily from the mid-2020s.  The IEA's annual Outlook uses analysis and projections to provide critical insights into global energy supply and demand. Its latest report was published in the midst of the crisis of volatile fossil fuel prices [...]