12 September 16

Weak conditions of approval for the Carmichael coal mine give Adani a ‘licence to kill’

New report shows no penalty for Adani if massive coal mine does more environmental damage than expected.

09 September 16

Six years left until Australia reaches its climate pollution limit

European think tank says moves to increase export capacity, commission new coal mines and drill more gas wells are irreconcilable with Australia’s commitments as a signatory to the Paris Agreement.

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07 September 16

ARENA cuts threaten thousands of regional jobs

The federal government’s proposed $1.3 billion cut to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) threatens more than 5,100 direct jobs in regional areas across the country, the Australian Conservation Foundation said today.

31 August 16

Shine a light for the Reef tonight in Melbourne

The Federal Court may have dismissed the Australian Conservation Foundation’s challenge to the approval of Adani’s Carmichael mine, but ACF is not giving up and is determined to stop the massive coal mine proposed for central Queensland.

30 August 16

Shine a light for the Reef tonight in Brisbane

Court dismissal turns into big, colourful public action.

29 August 16

Adani’s Carmichael mine: ACF will not give up

The Australian Conservation Foundation will not give up its efforts to stop Adani’s massive Carmichael coal mine, despite the Federal Court dismissing ACF’s challenge to the federal government’s approval of the mine.

25 August 16

De-funding ARENA would stifle solar jobs growth in Queensland

ACF research shows 2,700 jobs could be created in Queensland if 10 big solar projects receive funding.

19 August 16

Queensland land clearing impasse threatens land and reef

The blocking of important land clearing laws in the Queensland Parliament threatens the state’s unique environment and will entrench ongoing run-off damage to the Great Barrier Reef, the Australian Conservation Foundation said today.