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#AustraliansForCoal is the latest sign of an industry in values freefall

Blog entry by David Ritter | 15 April, 2014

  ‘The problem for coal is that it is the single greatest driver of climate change’. Photograph: Tim Wimborne/Reuters Originally published in The Guardian During the second world war, my dad performed his war service down the coal mines in the UK...

Twitter responds to #AustraliansForCoal

Blog entry by Tom Ganderton | 15 April, 2014

When the Australian Minerals Council launched their million-dollar pro-coal advertising campaign yesterday, Australians for Coal, they weren’t expecting this. They were trying to build a movement of people committed to supporting good ol’...

More cans than cigarette butts in clean-up campaign

Blog entry by Ian Kiernan | 14 April, 2014

Why is it every time I try to pay a visit to the managing director of Coca Cola I’m met by police? It started when a small group of us delivered bags of empty bottles and cans to then managing director Terry Davis at his office. It continued when...

More cans than cigarette butts in clean-up campaign

Blog entry by Ian Kiernan | 14 April, 2014

Why is it every time I try to pay a visit to the managing director of Coca Cola I’m met by police? It started when a small group of us delivered bags of empty bottles and cans to then managing director Terry Davis at his office. It continued when...

Thumbs up for 100, 000 fans!

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 10 April, 2014

Today we celebrate a new milestone – 100,000 Facebook fans. While some of you may be thinking “oh, so what!” I wanted to explain why this is actually a significant achievement for digital activism. Why Facebook matters It’s just a ‘like’ right?

Consumer power! Procter & Gamble decides to wash its bad palm oil away

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 10 April, 2014

About 400,000 emails to Procter & Gamble CEO. Thousands of phone calls to P&G offices around the world. Dozens of protests throughout the planet. 7300 Sumatran orangutans at risk of being made homeless. As few as 400 tigers at risk of being made...

Consumer power! Procter & Gamble decides to wash its bad palm oil away

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 10 April, 2014

About 400,000 emails to Procter & Gamble CEO. Thousands of phone calls to P&G offices around the world. Dozens of protests throughout the planet. 7300 Sumatran orangutans at risk of being made homeless. As few as 400 tigers at risk of being made...

Cash for Containers: it makes cents

Blog entry by Isobel Marasigan | 8 April, 2014

It’s not often you get a chance to talk directly to your State Premier about something you’re passionate about. But as chance would have it, on Monday night I was able to represent my local area and attend the NSW Community Cabinet Meeting as an...

Cash for Containers: it makes cents

Blog entry by Isobel Marasigan | 8 April, 2014

It’s not often you get a chance to talk directly to your State Premier about something you’re passionate about. But as chance would have it, on Monday night I was able to represent my local area and attend the NSW Community Cabinet Meeting as an...

These 6 shocking graphs show you how bad the climate crisis is becoming

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 7 April, 2014

Last week the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its highly anticipated report, Climate Change 2014: impacts, adaptation and vulnerability, the most comprehensive assessment of climate change to date. The report takes a...

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