Action for week starting 21/9/20 – A renewables-led recovery NOT a gas-led one

Tell the federal government we want a renewables-led recovery not a gas-led one! A tweet from Mike Cannon-Brookes says it all – AEMO (Australia Energy Market Operator): More  gas generation not needed.CSIRO: Gas = expensive electricity.Economists: Gas extraction creates very few jobs.Scientists: Gas is incompatible with our Paris goals.Investors: Gas has bad returns.  No $s.Politicians: … Continue reading Action for week starting 21/9/20 – A renewables-led recovery NOT a gas-led one

Urgent Action! Sign by noon tomorrow – Wed 16 Sept

Sign the Climate Council’s open letter to the Royal Commissioners into National Natural Disaster Arrangements. The just released Draft Propositions for public feedback do not adequately recognise the direct influence of climate change in fuelling worsening bushfires. The Climate Council is writing directly to the Commissioners urging them to recommend strong climate policies from all … Continue reading Urgent Action! Sign by noon tomorrow – Wed 16 Sept

Action for week starting 7.9.20 – End QBE support for oil and gas projects

Call on QBE, Australia’s second largest global insurer, to end its support for oil and gas projects. Last year Suncorp, one of Australia’s biggest insurance companies, committed to phasing out insuring of and investing in thermal coal.  It has now extended this policy to oil and gas production and exploration. This leaves QBE isolated as … Continue reading Action for week starting 7.9.20 – End QBE support for oil and gas projects