CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from Australia community action and is for news and comment in that global or international context. Image: Cyclists riding for the 350 climate action. Melbourne, October 24, 2009. Attribution: Takver from Australia
  • Australian households on track to add near-record rooftop solar capacity to electricity grid, (Sep 26, 2023)
  • Net zero by 2050? Too late. Australia must aim for 2035, (Sep 21, 2023)
  • Our environmental laws are failing us in the face of the climate crisis, Tim Flannery, (Sep 09, 2023)
  • Slow train coming: only a genuine shift to rail will put NZ on track to reduce emissions, (Aug 22, 2023)
  • Australia needs to reduce emissions to net zero by 2038 to do ‘fair share’ to contain global heating, analysis shows, The Guardian (Jun 18, 2023)

2022[edit | edit source]

  • ‘This case has made legal history’: young Australians just won a human rights case against an enormous coal mine, The Conversation (Nov 25, 2022)
  • Australia violated the rights of Torres Strait Islanders by failing to act on climate change, the UN says. Here’s what that means, The Conversation (Sep 26, 2022)
  • Australia sets new climate target in landmark bill, BBC News (Sep 09, 2022)
  • ‘One of the most progressive and environmentally conscious legal texts on the planet’: Chile’s proposed constitution and its lessons for Australia, The Conversation (Aug 30, 2022)
  • Mangrove forests: How 40 million Australian trees died of thirst, BBC News (Aug 14, 2022)
  • Albanese releases draft wording for Indigenous ‘Voice to parliament’ referendum, The Conversation (Jul 29, 2022)
  • Australia climate crisis: Women call for action with photo petition, BBC News (Jun 06, 2022)
  • New Australian PM signals climate policy change, BBC News (May 22, 2022)
  • The floods have killed at least 21 Australians. Adapting to a harsher climate is now a life-or-death matter, The Conversation (Mar 08, 2022)
  • Koalas labeled as 'endangered' in eastern states of Australia, Wikinews (Feb 14, 2022) — On Friday, Australia’s federal environment minister Sussan Ley declared the koala an endangered species in Queensland, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory.

2021[edit | edit source]

Australia ranked last of 60 countries for policy response to climate crisis, Nov 9[1]

Australia pledges to reach net zero emissions by 2050, Oct 26[2]

  • Gen Z on how to save the world: young climate activists speak out, The Guardian (Oct 17, 2021) — Features activists from Philippines, Australia, India, US, Uganda, Pakistan, Peru, Indonesia, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Kenya and Canada

Australian court finds government has duty to protect young people from climate crisis, May 27[3]

Australian scientists warn urgent action needed to save 19 'collapsing' ecosystems, Feb 25[4]

We can't tackle the climate crisis by ignoring the root cause of our problems.[5] Jan 22

News sources[edit | edit source]

Environment and Energy Views and Research, The Conversation

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Discussion[View | Edit]

Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.