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…

France swelters in highest temperature on record

By Helene Fung Villevieille in the Provence region of France has just experienced 45.9 degrees Celsius heat, the highest temperature since records began – almost two degrees higher than the previous record of 44.1 degrees Celsius from August 2003. Four administrative departments in France were placed on red alert for temperatures of “dangerous intensity”. About…

School Strike for Climate Version 3.0

Third time’s the charm for school students striking for climate action today, with more than 70 rallies happening across the country, including at the offices of the Prime Minister and Opposition Leader. Here in WA, “Climate not profit, Liberals get off it!” was chanted throughout the CBD, as the strikers marched from Stirling Gardens to…

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…