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Investors back push for stronger climate action

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 14th October 2020 -  The new Climate League is backed by investors that have over $850 billion under management  A group of Australian investing and super fund heavy weights are coming together to push

Young people send strong climate message

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 24th August 2020 -  “We see the world in a different light. Politicians need to start listening to us and taking action,” a youth leader says.   Nearly 90 per cent of young people say they feel unprepared

Five challenges facing children and young people

Mercy Chipo Jumo, Monday, 24th August 2020 -  To mark the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, children and young people from Australia and the Pacific met to identify key areas of concern

My talk with Jane Goodall

Contributor, Wednesday, 29th July 2020 -  Clive Phillips, professor of animal welfare at the Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics, talks to Dame Jane Goodall about vegetarianism, animal welfare and the power of children’s

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
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