Greenpeace has dramatically stepped up its campaign to stop Australia’s biggest contribution to climate change from getting any bigger. This morning six volunteers boarded a bulk carrier filled with thermal coal, leaving Australia bound for Asia. Continue reading
Australia has suffered through its hottest day on record, and more heat waves are forecast. If we want to spare our children worse to come, we need to stop creating greenhouse pollution.
“A few minutes later, an image arrived which was really – it’s still quite upsetting to see the image – it’s all of our five children underneath the jetty huddled up to neck-deep sea water which is cold, we’ve swam the day before and it was cold.” Bonnie Walker, of Dunalley, Tasmania, describes how her children and parents spent three hours in the water to survive the bushfire that destroyed their home. Continue reading