Australia reaches all-time low for climate change action, policy

Australia is performing extremely poorly in response to climate change, with claims the nation deserves to be criticised for a perceived lack of action. A new report has ranked Australia at the bottom of nations in relation to climate change response, as environmental advocates state that they are not surprised that the nation is not…

Environmental activists march on resources conference demanding fossil fuels change

Climate change activists have descended on a major resources industry conference, in a protest demanding the State Government end its support for fossil fuel industry. More than 200 anti-climate change protesters gathered in Perth’s CBD, marching on to the Perth Convention Centre where industry leaders gathered during the Resources Technology Showcase, angry at state support…

WA Greens’ Push For An Environment Court Bill

South West MLC Diane Evers has put forward an Environment Court Bill 2019 to the West Australian Parliament today. Ms Evers has described the current system as ‘failing people and the environment.’ and seeks to overhaul the current appeals system by establishing a new Environmental court, independent of government. “WA has a unique environmental appeals system…

More than 11,000 scientists worldwide warn of climate emergency

Scientists around the world have declared a climate emergency, warning that countries including Australia are not doing enough to limit warming. More than 11,000 scientists from 153 countries have signed a scientific paper, published in the journal BioScience, that declares the climate crisis “has arrived” and warning that is accelerating “faster than most scientists expect.”…

WA encouraged to become waterwise in face of climate change

An action plan is encouraging WA to become a waterwise city as part of its co-ordinated response to climate change. The State Government has launched its Waterwise Perth Action Plan to develop it into leading waterwise city by 2030, with climate change making Perth drier and hotter, affecting Perth’s water resources. Under the plan, targets…

Extinction Rebellion protesters mobbed by commuters in London

By Helene Fung Eight protesters were arrested after three peak-hour demonstrations at London train stations. One of them turned particularly violent. Two Extinction Rebellion protesters who stood on top of the Tube at peak hour calling for climate action have been dragged off a train by angry commuters at Canning Town in east London. A…

WA Environment Minister Says Balance Approach Is Needed To Address Climate Change

WA Environment Minister Stephen Dawson expressed his disappointment over the Federal Government’s ‘lack of leadership’ on the issue of climate change during an interview with WAMN News. His comment came before the major climate strike rally held in Perth, which saw record amount of students and workers marching on the streets demanding action on climate…