Science/Environment

Science/Environment

The food system is “broken globally” – report

Radical overhaul in farming and consumption, with less meat eating, needed to avoid hunger and climate catastrophe By Damian Carrington                                                                             A family cooking amid floodwater in Lalmonirhat, Bangladesh, 2017. Photograph: Zakir Chowdhury/Barcroft Images The global food system is broken, leaving billions of people either underfed or overweight and driving […]

Politics Science/Environment

“State Government’s new logging rules a disaster” say North East Forest Alliance

The North East Forest Alliance (NEFA) describes the final logging rules for public forests released last week as a disaster for oldgrowth forests, rainforest, river health, threatened species, Koalas, and global warming. The Governments’ decision remains as it was always intended, they have increased logging intensity throughout State Forests, established […]

Politics Science/Environment

“Scamming Australia for billions?” Gas Companies and royal ‘cronies’ in cahoots?

Senate Estimates confirmed last month that BG Group’s gas bonanza has delivered diddly-squat to Australia in tax – despite claims it would contribute “more than $1 billion”. Whistleblower, Simone Marsh, investigates the crony capitalism behind the Gladstone debacle; the history of how politicians kowtowed to the Duke of York-led British […]