Activist group urges action on climate change or face “rebellion”

An activist group has warned the State Government to address climate change, claiming it is a “crisis situation” that needs to be addressed. Extinction Rebellion has issued an ultimatum to Premier Mark McGowan, urging him to act because it was a “climate emergency” or face “rebellion”, as they held a rally on the steps of…

Climate Inaction Analysis – Part One

Part one of our climate inaction analysis series aired last night, exploring political resistance in the fight for climate change. I was inspired to invoke conversations around this topic after watching the newest climate documentary, 2040, directed and starred in by Australian Film Maker Damon Gameau. I sat down with Global Politics and Policy Lecturer,…

Climate Change Inaction empowers students to make a stand

As the fight for climate justice continues, university students flooded the CBD with feisty signs and catchy chants protesting the government’s climate inaction. How many more protests will it take before the Federal Government commits to a better future? According to the 2019 National Union of Student’s Student Values Survey, climate change is the number…

Uni Students Stand Up Fight Back against Climate Inaction

As the fight for climate justice continues, university students flooded the CBD with feisty signs and catchy chants protesting the government’s climate inaction. According to the 2019 National Union of Student’s Student Values Survey, climate change is the number one political issue on students’ minds. Hundreds of university students gathered to make a statement of…

Weekly student protests against Government climate change inaction

Climate in-action has reached its boiling point with students activists ready to strike weekly, unless changes are made. Passionate and environmentally conscious students want to show that they are not backing down from the climate fight. Last week’s election result triggered cries for help that the environment will continue to be neglected by Scott Morrison…

Shorten hits back over climate change questions

Bill Shorten has responded to criticisms of not answering questions over his party’s climate change policy, claiming he had “answered questions on climate change many times”. The Opposition Leader, who arrived in Perth to undertake a health blitz, stated on Perth radio that “perhaps people don’t always look at your old interviews” but his plan…

School Strike for Climate gaining strength

Thousands of school students were truant today in a strike against climate change and the Government’s inaction. The rally outside St George’s Cathedral presented strong youth advocates, speaking up in protest of the climate change that will affect their generation in years to come. As one student Mikayla explained about 500 metres away one of…

WA to Develop Climate Change Policy For Future

A new climate change policy is on the cards for WA, with the State Government planning a better environment for future generations. The McGowan Government acknowledged that it has a role to play while recognising that the Federal Government must lead the way at a national level. “Many climate change issues are already being addressed…