Activist Colin Russell has finally been granted bail after 71 days in detention. He and the rest of the Arctic 30 still face hooliganism charges, which carry up to seven years in jail. They took peaceful action on behalf of us all, standing up against destructive Arctic oil drilling and the onslaught of climate change. Charging them with hooliganism is both an insult and an outrage; these charges must be dropped.
We have a new government, but the threat to Australia from climate change transcends left and right. The world is warming and it is now up to the Coalition to lead the nation in facing up to this reality.
All rights reserved. Credit: Ulet Ifansasti / Greenpeace An excavator creates a canal in Riau Province, Indonesia, despite the heavy smoke caused by the forest fires. The palm oil industry is desperate to paint itself as sustainable. Yet for the...
© Rainforest Action Network By David Ritter, University of Western Australia Opposition environment spokesman Greg Hunt’s ambition to broker a new global rainforest recovery plan reopens an important conversation about Australia’s role in...
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