Australian news, and some related international items

25 October: John Pratt on Adani coal mine plan

  • 1.5C Climate Change Threshold #StopAdani 

    In Defense of the 1.5°C Climate Change Threshold
    Loren Legarda Oct 23, 2017

    MANILA – The Earth today is more than 1°C hotter than it was in pre-industrial times, and the terrible symptoms of its fever are already showing.

  • Why thousands are protesting to #StopAdani #Auspol #Qldpol 

    Adani’s Australia Story: Why Thousands of People Are Protesting a $16-Billion Coal MineKabir Agarwal23/10/2017

    From environmentalists to politicians to indigenous groups, there is strong local opposition to the Adani project in Queensland.

    The Wire examines the factors at play and how the Adani Group is responding.

    Note: This is the second story in a five-part series that will examine how the Adani and Carmichael coal mine has divided the Australian public and in the process, sparked fierce debate on issues such as coal-based energy, energy financing, jobs and the rights of indigenous people.
    On March 17, Annastacia Palaszczuk, the premier (head of government) of the north-eastern Australian state Queensland, was walking out from the Bhuj airport’s single terminal in Gujarat.


October 25, 2017 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, climate change - global warming

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