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Victorian bill targeting environmental protesters moves closer to a vote

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A last-ditch plea from unions to scrap proposed laws that crack down on Victorian logging site protests has fallen on deaf ears. The Sustainable Forests Timber Amendment (Timber Harvesting Safety Zones) Bill 2022 is s...

Unions call for Victoria’s proposed laws targeting environmental protesters to be scrapped

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A group of unions have hit out at the Andrews government over proposed legislation designed to criminalise environmental protests, which they said will stifle peaceful democratic action, calling for the bill to be scr...

Murray-Darling Basin Plan ‘cannot achieve’ environmental water savings target, il rapporto trova

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A key environmental measure in the Murray-Darling Basin Plan “cannot be achieved under the current program settings” which may only save 13% del 450 gigalitres required to protect key river ecosystems, a much-antic...

EPA: game not over, says environmental agency leader after supreme court blow

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The US Environmental Protection Agency plans to use new limits on traditional pollutants such as ozone and coal ash to encourage the retirement of the nation’s remaining coal-fired power plants, according to the EPA c...

US launches environmental study for Thirty Meter telescope on Mauna Kea

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The National Science Foundation will examine the environmental impacts of a proposed optical telescope on the summit of Hawaii’s tallest mountain, a project that has faced strong opposition from Native Hawaiians who c...

Victims of Brazil’s worst environmental disaster to get day in UK courts

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Più di 200,000 victims of Brazil’s worst environmental disaster will have their case heard in a UK court, making it the largest group claim in English legal history. The lawsuit is against the Anglo-Australian mini...

Victims of Brazil’s worst environmental disaster to get day in UK courts

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Più di 200,000 victims of Brazil’s worst environmental disaster will have their case heard in a UK court, making it the largest group claim in English legal history. The lawsuit is against the Anglo-Australian mini...

The environmental case for cutting down on red meat is clear

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Aidan Harrison’s letter (23 giugno) took issue with George Monbiot’s argument that grazing cattle and sheep impose a huge environmental cost (Opinion, 20 giugno). tuttavia, Harrison’s criticisms were deeply flawed. Ruminan...

US calls on Vietnam to release environmental activist Nguy Thi Khanh

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The US government has said it is “deeply concerned” by the sentencing of the Vietnamese environmental advocate and activist Nguy Thi Khanh and called on Vietnam to release her. Khanh, Vietnam’s first recipient of the ...

Warnings over treatment of community groups after Victoria’s environmental watchdog failures

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Victoria’s environmental watchdog’s failure to properly engage with residents over the handling of contaminated soil shows community groups cannot be kept in the dark “like mushrooms”, an expert says. The Environment ...

Victorian and Tasmanian governments under fire for laws that target environmental protesters

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Governments in two Australian states have been accused of undermining democracy by introducing legislation designed to criminalise environmental protests. In Victoria, protesters attempting to prevent native forest lo...

'Insegui i soldi': Vincitore del premio ambientale Goldman premiato per aver esortato le banche a disinvestire dal carbone

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Il portatile era di seconda mano, ma Julien Vincent aveva una stanza libera e molto, idea molto grande: potrebbe avviare un movimento per convincere le più grandi istituzioni finanziarie australiane a smettere di investire i miliardi di dollari che ...

Attivisti indigeni tra i vincitori del premio ambientale Goldman

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Gli attivisti e gli avvocati indigeni che hanno assunto le società transnazionali e i loro stessi governi per imporre l'azione per il clima sono tra i 2022 vincitori del premio ambientale preminente mondiale. Assumendo potente v...

Environmental toxins are worsening obesity pandemic, dire scienziati

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Chemical pollution in the environment is supersizing the global obesity epidemic, according to a major scientific review. The idea that the toxins called “obesogens” can affect how the body controls weight is not yet ...

Diesel tanker sinks off Tunisia risking environmental disaster

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A tanker carrying 750 tonnes of diesel fuel from Egypt to Malta sank in the Gulf of Gabes off Tunisia’s south-east coast, sparking a rush to avoid a spill. The Equatorial Guinea-flagged Xelo was sailing from the Egypt...

Environmental protesters block oil terminals across England

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Hundreds of environmental protesters have blocked seven oil terminals across the country as part of a campaign to paralyse the UK’s fossil fuel infrastructure. Early on Friday, supporters of Just Stop Oil began blocka...

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