Friends of the Earth are under attack. But this is just the beginning of an ideological war by the government against all environmental groups. On the ABC 730 show aired April 10, Liberal MPs Alex Hawke and Matt Canavan singled … Continue reading 5 steps every #FriendOfFoE needs to take
This Opinion piece is by David Clarke. For further information: http://ramblingsdc.net/. On Sunday 1st March, Clean-up Australia Day, we saw our Prime Minister Tony Abbott picking up rubbish. I wonder how much he picked up? Let’s be generous and suppose that … Continue reading Opinion: Abbott’s Clean Up Australia Day Efforts
Therese Allaoui reports for The Geelong Advertiser:
THE Friends of the Earth conservation group has launched its latest campaign to remove legislation banning wind farms in areas of the South Barwon region.
The group has initiated a letterbox drop to raise awareness of legislation passed in August, 2011, disallowing wind farms being built in tourist areas.
The legislation also gives people the power to block wind farm developments within 2km of their houses.
Friends of the Earth renewable energy campaigner Ben Courtice said the wind farms could provide Geelong with clean energy and hundreds of local jobs. Continue reading “The Geelong Advertiser: ‘Conservation group fans environment debate’”
The following by our occasional contributor Dave Clarke was first published at his website, entitled “Rowan Ramsey, Member for Grey; or should that be Member for the fossil-fuel industry?“ Rowan Ramsey gave a speech in the Australian Parliament in mid-February … Continue reading Coalition attack on wind power debunked