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Dire impact of climate emergency on children revealed

Luke Michael, Monday, 27th September 2021 -  Save the Children says Australian kids are already witnessing the devastating impacts of climate change, and warns that things will only get worse

Push for government to deliver better climate future ramps up

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 18th August 2021 -  “It is timely to explore the opportunities that the inevitable transition to a zero-emissions world presents for Australia” 

Here’s how your NFP can get climate-change ready

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 12th August 2021 -  The impacts of climate change are already being felt globally. Longer droughts, catastrophic bushfires, and severe flooding put all parts of society at risk, including the charity sector. We take a look at what these risks are and how your organisati

Connecting the dots between food waste and climate change

Luke Michael, Monday, 2nd August 2021 -  "In Australia, we have the national climate resilience and adaptation strategy to set out how we manage the risks of climate change, but it doesn't acknowledge food waste as a solution” 

Human rights groups sign on to fight climate change

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 15th July 2021 -  “As a humanitarian organisation, we recognise that we have a responsibility and a collective responsibility to support climate change mitigation and adaptation”

Australia drops to bottom of UN climate action ladder

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 6th July 2021 -  The nation scored poorly against fossil fuel use, and progress towards implementing a carbon price

Vinnies Victoria makes the renewable energy switch

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 29th June 2021 -  “We’re trying to lead by example and say, if Vinnies can do it...basically, anyone should be able to do this.”

Budget

‘Like fixing a bullet wound with a bandaid’: Environment left high and dry in budget

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 12th May 2021 -  The environment has emerged as one of the biggest losers of this year’s budget 

Conservation group launches legal fight to protect Australia’s unburnt landscapes

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 21st April 2021 -  WWF are fighting to protect six key landscapes that provide sanctuary for threatened plant and animal species following the catastrophic 2019-20 bushfires  

‘It is breathtaking hypocrisy’: Charity faces severe backlash over quarry plan

Luke Michael, Thursday, 18th March 2021 -  More than 75 organisations and individuals have signed an open letter calling on the Ross Trust to withdraw plans to open a new quarry at Arthurs Seat
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