REPORT: Billionaire Coal Diggers’ Fight for Life and Dignity!

As recent events confirm, these are desperate times and desperate times call for desperate measures! If BUMS* and our fossil fuel billionaire chums lose control over power generation, then billions in rightful coal profits are at stake and the world as we know it may...

Responding to treacherous announcement re free solar extractors

Responding to treacherous announcement re free solar extractors

BREAKING: On behalf of BUMS*, Coral Bleach and Lignite Pitt QC are seeking legal advice to challenge the Victorian state government's massive rooftop solar power scheme on the grounds that it undermines their legacy control over power. "It's a reckless and selfish...

Naming Rights for Gina Now: Re-launching The IPA @ABC!

Naming Rights for Gina Now: Re-launching The IPA @ABC!

  Today Coral Bleach and her high flying BUMS* entourage—including Our Gina, Our Mitch (Minister for Billionaires Communications), Our Rupie (Emperor of Our Media Empire), Our Vanessa (Chief of the Minerals Council of Australia and already on ABC’s Board thanks to Our...

#ArtNotEcocide

#ArtNotEcocide

Do you think it's reasonable for people with long histories of influencing public policies in order to prop up the profits of highly destructive industries to hold prestigious positions on boards and special committees of our nation’s proudest cultural institutions?...

THURSDAY 15 MARCH 2018

IPCC cities conference tackles gaps between science and climate action on the ground https://theconversation.com/ipcc-cities-conference-tackles-gaps-between-science-and-climate-action-on-the-ground-93287 Eastern Mediterranean summer will be two months longer by end of...

A cultural activist at COP23, Bonn

I am sitting in a café at the top of a department store in the middle of Bonn, Germany. I’m here for the coffee, free Wi-Fi and easy access to a toilet. The simple needs of a traveller. It’s early in the day and people, mostly older people, are gathered in small...

Only One Earth

Only One Earth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZLo8YUPHN4 Given the converging crisis we face—as evidenced by extreme weather conditions everywhere and horrifying rates of species loss—all polluting industries must now take full responsibility for halting their greenhouse gas...

Force for Sustainable Progress or Tool for Tyrants?

Force for Sustainable Progress or Tool for Tyrants?

As the US was reeling from unprecedented hurricanes, Climate Guardians hand delivered scrolls with universal messages to Silicon Valley. In our travels we had many conversations with curious passersby. We discussed the insidious and predatory ways in which profit...

Magicoal Pudding

Magicoal Pudding

Oh that Sweetie Alan Finkel, what a Sorcerer he is! While our people in high places combust over particulates in the Finkel Review’s Clean Energy Target, we Coal Diggers are secretly delighted! For, in line with our expertant submission, there’s to be no more...

Coal Diggers’ Landmark Claim against Mums, Dads and Farmers!

Coal Diggers’ Landmark Claim against Mums, Dads and Farmers!

How could we just stand by while poor Gina is being picked on for suing Victorians for $2.7bn for not letting her local pet company, Lakes Oil, frack where it wants, and Guatam fields such unreasonable attacks from all the little people having tanties and trying to...

#Breakfree2016

May 19, 2016


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Heralding the start of a global wave of resistance to keep coal, oil & gas in the ground, on the eve of Mother’s Day 2016 in the hottest year in recorded history, flocks of Climate Guardian Mother-Angels descended on the offices of Federal Ministers for Resources & Energy The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP and the Environment, The Hon Greg Hunt MP. The Angels (including local constituents) carried images of the young people for whom they have a direct duty of care. Interestingly, a week prior to our action we learned that federal police had already briefed the Ministers’ staff about our imminent ‘visitation’. Not that Angels ever need to hide, anything.

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In urging care for the precious natural world – to protect children and future generations from the imminent threat of climate change – the Climate Guardians are reminding leaders that all lives depend on a healthy Mother Earth for Everything.

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The Climate Guardians message is simple:

Failure to curb polluters is guaranteeing disaster. Grave threats from accelerating global warming demand action at a scale and speed unprecedented in peacetime. The Climate Guardians demand that leaders declare a state of climate emergency to keep coal, oil and gas in the ground while urgently, justly transitioning to 100% renewable energy. All lives depend on a safe climate. Failure is not an option.

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Within a few days another flock of Climate Guardians descended on Newcastle where they joined around 2,000 people to shut down the world’s largest coal port. While kayakers blocked coal carriers at the harbour entrance, others occupied railway tracks effectively locking down the coal trains and halting $20 million worth of coal shipments.

Newcastle’s Breakfree From Fossil Fuels was just one event in a global wave of daring mass civil society actions that brought tens of thousands of people across six continents together to keep fossil fuels in the ground. While all were courageously defiant, the actions reflected the specific ways in which local environments and people are being exploited by the fossil fuel industry.

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Rapidly escalating global temperatures are terrifying. And yet the decentralised leadership demonstrated during Break free 2016 is a deeply inspiring reminder of how determined and collaborative collective action can empower local communities to effectively address the climate emergency. Global citizens everywhere are now pushing societal boundaries to shut down a rogue industry. The climate movement will continue to grow in numbers and strength until we have replaced dirty fossil fuels with 100% renewable energy the world over. Onwards.

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