Category: News

Pressure Grows on Adani as Liberty Mutual Reveals it Will Not Insure Carmichael Coal Mine

Pressure Grows on Adani as Liberty Mutual Reveals it Will Not Insure Carmichael Coal Mine

Adani claims it has secured the necessary insurance but will not reveal its providers PRESS RELEASE AUSTRALIA – U.S. insurance giant Liberty Mutual has publicly confirmed that it will not provide insurance for the Adani Carmichael coal mine in Australia. This follows 13 of the world’s largest insurers and reinsurersalso ruling out insurance for the project. ...

Climate Joy Week #10: Robert Downey Jr. Announces Footprint Coalition, Michael Bloomberg to Donate $500 Million to Close Remaining Coal Plants and more

Climate Joy Week #10: Robert Downey Jr. Announces Footprint Coalition, Michael Bloomberg to Donate $500 Million to Close Remaining Coal Plants and more

This week’s edition of our Climate Joy series is sponsored by our friends at Bon + Vie. Check them out if you’re keen for carefully vetted sustainable fashion and lifestyle products! Last week, I wrote an article on how to cope with climate change anxiety and one of the tips I shared was to recognise...

Uber and Queensland Launch scUber, the World’s First Rideshare Submarine, on the Great Barrier Reef

Uber and Queensland Launch scUber, the World’s First Rideshare Submarine, on the Great Barrier Reef

PRESS RELEASE On World Oceans Day (Saturday 8 June), scUber, the world’s first rideshare submarine on the Great Barrier Reef, geared up for its second wave of riders in Tropical North Queensland. From Sunday 9 June, scUber will be available to book exclusively via the Uber app in Cairns, Port Douglas or Palm Cove. scUber rides commenced on...

Abortion, Transphobia and Racism in America

Abortion, Transphobia and Racism in America

Reactionary, regressive politics continue to dominate conservatism in the U.S. The State of Alabama signed into law a draconian ban on all abortion with no exemptions for rape or incest; Georgia outlawed abortion after a fetal heartbeat could be detected, roughly six weeks after conception, before most people know they’re pregnant; Ohio, Mississippi, and Kentucky...