Australian news, and some related international items

The week in climate and nuclear news

a-cat-CANClimate news, and renewable energy news have been coming thick and fast, over the past week. By contrast, it might appear that nothing is happening on the nuclear scene. However, things are happening, while the nuclear lobby intensifies its propaganda, both in mainstream news, and with renewed emphasis on “social media”



Greens manage to put some brakes on South Australian govt’s pro nuclear promotion.  Business Council of Australia firmly in the grip of the nuclear lobby.

Michele Madigan remembers Bob Ellis and that other nuclear royal commission.  Aboriginal nuclear test survivors to join Japan’s Hibakusha in Nagasaki.

ERA’s uranium mining at Ranger ends: ERA can afford rehabilitation of site.

Australian nuclear shill Ben Heard under fire from Canadian nuclear shill Patrick Moore.

Wangan and Jagalingou people taking further legal action, against Adani coal mining leases.


Australia joins global climate action, in words, but not deeds. Since Liberal Coalition govt dumped carbon price, greenhouse emissions have soared.  Climate denialist Maurice Newman might split the Liberal Party?   As CSIRO slashes jobs, water science in South Australia a big loser.

Australian authorities covering up severity of Great Barrier Reef’s plight.  Minister Greg Hunt did not impress David Attenborough, with his uninformed comments about the Great Barrier Reef.

Australian oil and gas lobbies spent up big, to discredit science of climate change.

Carbon Disclosure Project lists Canberra as a global climate change leader.


AND ALSO.   Australia cuts aid to Africa, encourages Ugly Australian Mining Companies. Perth-based Mineral Commodities Limited (MRC) denies role in murder of South African activist.

April 15, 2016 - Posted by | Christina reviews

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