Victoria blocks AGL’s gas terminal on environmental grounds Renewables plus batteries offer the same energy security as coal and gas Turnbull calls for halt on new coal mines, inquiry on rehabilitation funds.  Malcolm Turnbull was announced as the inaugural chairman of the NSW Net-Zero Emissions and Clean Economy Board to advise the NSW government on climate policy but emphasised he was […]

Quiz 2nd April

Answers 1. Yes on NSW’s south coast. The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is concerned the resumption of logging in burnt forests will have long-term, irreversible impacts on forests and have warned Forestry NSW not to resume logging. The EPA seeks to preserve large old trees which often have hollows that are vital for forest dwelling creatures. They also seek to

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Quiz 26 March

Answers 1. 25 million years. 2. 2050. The Save Our Koala Day of Action was postponed from 21 March till 5 June 2021. 3. FOGO is a new waste service: Food Organics and Garden Organics being introduced by some councils. Your food and garden waste go into the same green–lidded bin. Food waste makes up to 40% of the rubbish in red–lidded

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Good News 26 March

Climate scientist allowed to provide evidence in legal challenge to Narrabri Gas NSW individuals and organisations can now take animal cruelty claims to court Woolworths, Coles and Aldi, to source all electricity from renewables by 2025. Platypus populations in NE Victoria are stronger than expected  Tasmania leads Australia’s race to renewables

Contact: Lynette Eggins 0438 893 390Email: knaggrafton@gmail.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/knittingnannasagainstgasgraftonloopGrafton Loop’s Blog: http://knaggrafton.blogspot.com We protest about gas & other fossil fuels, climate change and other assorted environmental issues (e.g. biodiversity issues) Knit-ins are usually held in Prince Street, Grafton, either outside the office of Chris Gulaptis MP or of Kevin Hogan MP (As Lynette said “We share the love around!”) Our usual

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Contact: Carol BennettEmail: gloucester.nannas@gmail.comPhone: 02 6558 4333Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/GloucesterKnittingNannas We protest about Gas; Lack of protection for the environment; Climate ChangeWeekly on Thursday @ The Meeting Place, Denison Street, Gloucesterfrom 10.30am – 12 noon Winter – 9.30-11.30am Summer