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Stop Adani’s Carmichael coal mine – bad for indigenous rights, environmentally, and economically!

Time is running out to stop Adani’s Carmichael mine Vaidehi Shah @vaidehi_s Eco-Business Saturday 1 April 2017:

“Tell politicians it is no longer okay to stand by a giant coal mine and say “this is good for my electorate”.”

Blair Palese, chief executive officer, 350org Australia
“There are many reasons to oppose the mine, said speakers at the event, which was organised by Stop Adani, a coalition of groups including 350org, the Australian Conservation Foundation, the Australian Youth Climate Coalition and the Seed Indigenous Youth Climate Network.

“First, there is the environmental impact of the project. …

“Stranded assets and rights violations

“Danny Kennedy, a clean energy entrepreneur and founder of solar firm Sungevity, added that there is absolutely no economic case for the Adani project, from the perspective of job seekers and investors alike. …

“Amelia Telford, national co-director of the indigenous Seed climate network, said: “We feel the pain of future generations that are inheriting this mess.”  ““We cannot stand by and let Adani trample over our land,” she added. … “


April 3, 2017 - Posted by | General News

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