By Pablo at Market Forces Australia's biggest global insurer, QBE, lost US$1.2 billion in 2017 mainly due to flooding, storms and wildfire. Yet it still supports coal, oil and gas sectors with insurance and investment. Tell them to divest.
"We as a nation are entitled to insist that those who are allowed to come here predominantly reflect the historic European-Christian composition of Australian society."
The Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull is trying to impose a national energy plan that will crush Australia's clean energy industry while letting dirty energy giants keep spewing pollution and ripping off their customers. GetUp! is fighting it.
Help prevent coal power plants in Indonesia and Vietnam threatening communities, livelihoods and the climate we all share
The Melbourne-based environment activists, Market Forces, have forced a major bank in South East Asia, Standard Chartered, to pull out of a proposed coal power project after working with Greenpeace to reveal it would be too polluting.
In one remote community in the country's Kimberley region of northern Western Australia, the Aboriginal suicide rate is estimated to be seven times the national average, attributed in part to disconnection from the land and traditional culture.
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