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Australian news, and some related international items

Australians Mobilise to Stop Indian Coal Project

By Kalinga Seneviratne

‘A peoples’ movement is gathering steam across Australia
to stop a project by an Indian company to establish
Australia’s biggest ever coal mining project …

‘The protest movement … argues that
Australia needs to cut greenhouse gas creating coal exports
rather than opening more mines. …

‘The protest movement has formed alliances among conservation groups such as
the Australian Conservation Foundation,
Australian Marine Conservation Foundation,
Greenpeace and the Bob Brown Foundation …

‘There is even a ‘Sydney Knitting Nannies’ Group
– women in their 60s and 70s – supporting the campaign and
in Sydney along there are 500 active campaign groups, ….

traditional owners of the land – Wangan and Jagalingou Aboriginal people
– have taken their ‘native title’ claims to the Federal Court of Australia.
The hearing is scheduled for March 2018. … ‘
Read more of Kalinga’s comprehensive & informative article:
www.indepthnews.net/index.php/the-world/asia-pacific/1693-australians-mobilise-to-stop-indian-coal-project

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February 28, 2018 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, climate change - global warming

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