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Woodside shareholders send strong climate message

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 5th May 2020 -  “They do need to take this seriously, because this is not a fringe issue, this is a concern of mainstream, responsible investors,” corporate activists say.  Australian investors

All eyes are on coronavirus… but what about the planet?

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 14th April 2020 -  With COVID-19 all anyone is talking about at the moment, we take a look at where that leaves the environment  As many countries shut their borders, impose heavy-duty lock down laws,

Thinking with heart and getting smart

Caroline Hawkins, Tuesday, 25th February 2020 -  Caroline Hawkins from One Girl discusses changing the fundraising landscape to keep up with a new appetite for solution-focused giving. Do you let your head or your heart drive your

Jeff Bezos pledges US$10 billion to tackle climate change

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 18th February 2020 -  But climate activists say Bezos needs to go beyond grand philanthropic gestures by improving his company’s environmental policies The world’s richest man, Amazon founder

BlackRock is the canary in the coalmine. Its decision to dump coal signals what’s next

Contributor, Wednesday, 5th February 2020 -  BlackRock matters because it is big. Its decision raises questions about the soundness of smaller firms that remain committed to coal, writes John Quiggin. The announcement by BlackRock,

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Meet the man tackling the climate crisis head on

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 24th January 2020 -  As Oxfam Australia’s climate change advocacy coordinator, Dr Simon Bradshaw is fighting to protect the world’s most vulnerable communities from the devastating impacts of climate

Aid groups unite for climate action

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 21st January 2020 -  The charities are calling on the government to step up the climate fight  Some of Australia’s biggest charities have joined forces to deliver an urgent climate action plan to the federal

Native Americans hold US government to account on climate change

Luke Michael, Thursday, 16th January 2020 -  US tribes say their physical survival is in jeopardy  Tribal nations in Louisiana and Alaska are filing a formal complaint with the United Nations accusing the US government of causing

‘When are we going to wake up?’

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 4th December 2019 -  The impact investing movement is gaining momentum at a time when the world is facing unprecedented challenges Now is the time for an urgent alliance of capital and communities for

The most important issue facing Australia? New survey sees huge spike in concern over climate change

Contributor, Wednesday, 27th November 2019 -  Nearly half of Australians aged 18 to 24 view climate change as the biggest problem facing Australia in new national survey, writes Professor Andrew Markus from Monash University.…

Aussie charity joins UN Green Climate Fund

Luke Michael, Monday, 18th November 2019 -  The charity says it will use money from the fund to help local communities fight climate change Save the Children Australia is calling on the Morrison government to restart its contributions

Drought assistance not a sufficient prescription for rural mental health

Andrew Cairns, Thursday, 14th November 2019 -  One-off measures that only address financial implications will hardly be a long-term solution for the growing intensity and range of challenges facing rural communities, writes
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