Monthly archives: December, 2019

Greta Thunberg and David Attenborough unite to call for climate change action at next UN summit – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Two titan climate campaigners, Greta Thunberg and Sir David Attenborough, join forces to push politicians and businesses to step up action on climate change after a year in which schoolchildren took to the world’s streets in protest. Source: Greta Thunberg and David Attenborough unite to call for climate change action at next UN summit – …

Indigenous Place Names

Welcome to ABC Indigenous – ABC’s new portal for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The Indigenous portal replaces and upgrades the pre-existing Message Stick gateway. It was developed in consultation with the ABC’s Indigenous Programs Unit and with members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. Source: Place Names – Indigenous – Indigenous

Two months before Assange’s extradition hearing, RSF calls for his release on humanitarian grounds and for US Espionage Act charges to be dropped | RSF

Assange’s extradition hearing is due to begin at the Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London on 24 February. RSF is concerned by reports that Assange has had insufficient opportunity to prepare for this hearing, and that his lawyers do not have adequate access to him in prison. Both of these measures violate his fundamental rights. RSF …

The Financial Times has published a brutal editorial on the Australian government’s ‘lamentable’ response to the climate crisis

exacerbated by a regrettable lack of leadership from the prime minister, Scott Morrison. Beyond Australia’s shores, his government stands as a reproach to any leaders tempted to follow its lamentable response to the deepening threat of climate change. Source: The Financial Times has published a brutal editorial on the Australian government’s ‘lamentable’ response to the …