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Environment

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The Pacific Calling Partnership (PCP) consists of organisations and individuals who seek an Australia and a world that listens to calls from our low-lying island neighbours in the Torres Straits and the Pacific about the serious threat that climate change poses to them and recognises that Australia has an ecological debt to these peoples. For more information on PCP  click here

Coal Seam Gas and Fracking

The process of hydraulic fracturing - fracking - to extract gas from bedrock has created huge concerns about health, safety and environmental risks. Click here to go to our page on Coal Seam Gas and Fracking

Latest News & Blogs

Australians support renewables over coal

Posted Jul 18, 2018

Australians support renewables over coal

The Pacific Calling Partnership is highlighting a 2018 Lowy Institute Poll that finds 84% of Australians believe that the government should focus on renewable energy over coal-fired plants, even if such measures were to cost more. ...more

Sign Petition to stand with Traditional Owners against Adani

Posted Jun 4, 2018

Read the latest message from the leaders of the Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners. They are the Traditional Owners of the land where mining giant Adani want to build the Carmichael coal mine. ...more

March for Clean Air, Clean Water, Clean Energy

Posted Mar 15, 2018

March for Clean Air, Clean Water, Clean Energy

#Time2Choose Rally and March is being held outside NSW Parliament House at 12 noon on Saturday 24 March - calling for Clean Air, Clean Water and Clean Energy. ...more

Ignoring climate data makes mass extinctions likely

Posted Mar 7, 2018

We have a combination of man-made hazards threatening continued human survival, writes Bob Douglas, and the evidence base and scientific data, writes Andrew Glikson, are under-rated by political decision makers everywhere. ...more

Climate Change adaptation - loss of momentum

Posted Mar 1, 2018

Professor Bruce Thom AM, Member, Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, and former Chair National Coasts and Climate Change Council reflects on the last 10 years and where we are heading. ...more

Coal and CSG delusion

Posted Oct 4, 2017

Climate change is no longer a benign theory which might have impact decades hence.Denying this reality, the government dances to the tune of the fossil-fuel industry, trying to establish as many new coal, Coal Seam Gas (CSG), LNG and oil projects as it ca ...more

Our Climate Future - key concerns and signs of hope

Posted Aug 5, 2017

Our Climate Future - key concerns and signs of hope

Professor Tim Flannery (right) was a compelling speaker on Our Climate Future at the Sunday Seminar on 16 July 2017 and the transcript of his address and the question and answer discussion that followed can now be downloaded. "Inspirational", "marvellous" ...more

Solving the climate crisis: one city at a time

Posted Jul 19, 2017

Professor Lesley Hughes, provides some good news in Pearls and Irritations Daily. "Although Trump has withdrawn from the Paris Climate Agreement, many cities in the US (and in Australia) are taking climate change matters into their own hands, thumbing the ...more

Environmental Crossroads - Watermark April 2017

Posted Apr 5, 2017

Environmental Crossroads - Watermark April 2017

      This issue of Watermark, Environmental Crossroads, looks at the action required to meet commitments entered into under the Paris Climate Agreement that came into force on 4 November 2016 and reviews the major environmental challenges highlighted in the Australian Government’s five yearly State of the Environment 2016 report released on ...more

Climate Justice Updates and Actions

Posted Mar 31, 2017

PCP Petition Update: Climate Justice Now PCP asked and you responded. PCP send a huge thank you for supporting their Climate Justice Now petition. "We are so excited that over 1200 people have signed this paper petition and posted it back to us in Homebush. The petition is addressed to the Australian Senate and calls ...more