According to a report in the Brisbane Times, East Timor’s former prime minister and Nobel laureate Dr Jose Ramos-Horta has appealed to Australia’s sense of a “fair go”, asking for a sea boundary to be moved to enable more equal sharing of the estimated $40 billion in oil and gas reserves in the Timor Sea. … Continue reading East Timor’s Nobel laureate asks Australia to show ‘fair go’ over oil
A Ukrainian coal miner has set himself alight to protest ongoing wage arrears after industrial action and hunger strikes failed.
As the international environmental campaign against fossil fuels, Break Free, continues, thousands of protesters have blockaded a coal mine in Germany.
A Federal inquiry has recommended changing the tax status of activist groups claiming to be environmental charities while engaging in illegal activity.
Activists who chained themselves to coal port machinery have been arrested.
Land belonging to prominent climate change sceptic Matt Ridley has been stormed by protestors seeking to shut down England’s largest open-cast coal mine.
Are activists now taking a capitalist approach to protesting?
Hundreds of people have marched to Parliament House in Darwin to protest against fracking in the Northern Territory.
Michael Baume takes to task environmental ‘lawfare’ and the halting of mining projects.
Queensland resources minister Anthony Lynham has slammed the Federal Government for its plans to restrict objections to mining developments.
Attorney-General George Brandis has announced plans to implement laws limiting anti-mining ‘legal loopholes’.
Protestors who broke into a German coal mine have been teargassed by police.
Activists protesting at Whitehaven Coal’s Maules creek mine for the third straight year said they will next set their sights on Shenhua’s Watermark coal mine.
In the wake of the Adani Carmichael coal mine’s overturning of its environmental approvals, Tony Abbott has labelled the move ‘sabotage’.
Anti-mining protesters have developed an unprecedented level of sophistication in their approach to environmental activism, so how should mining companies approach such opposition?
Hundreds of people rallied in Newcastle yesterday to show their support for the region’s mining industry.
The Queensland Government may reinstitute some restrictions on opposition to mining projects after overturning a bill outright banning certain anti-mining protests.
Queensland’s Palaszczuk Government is seeking to remove the former Newman Government’s bill preventing certain objections against mining proposals.
A New South Wales MP has labelled CSG activists as a “bunch of retired ex-Sixties protestors”.
A group of protesters have hit the coal mining industry front on with a nude protest at a remote NSW coal mine.