Earth Matters contributes to public debate, reports on under-reported activist campaigns and informs the community on critical ecological issues.
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Local and global environmental issues from grassroots, activist perspectives with a strong social justice focus. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.
Nurrdalinji Aboriginal Corporation Members and Directors outside a flaring exploration well on Tanumbrini Cattle Station.Photo courtesy of Thomas Houlie kindly provided by Original Power and the Nurrdalinji Aboriginal Corporation Emissions impossibleThe Northern Territory’s decision to green-light fracking in the Beetaloo Basin relied on a CSIRO/GISERA report entitled ‘Mitigation and Offsets of Australian Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Onshore Shale Gas in the Northern Territory’, released in Febrary this year. An independent analysis by Climate Analytics commissioned by the Nurrdalinji Aboriginal Corporation found that the CSIRO/GISERA report greatly underestimated Beetaloo greenhouse gas emissions. Thomas Houlie from Climate Analytics tells us what they found.https://climateanalytics.org/publications/emissions-impossiblehttps://theconversation.com/the-beetaloo-gas-field-is-a-climate-bomb-how-did-csiro-modelling-make-it-look-otherwise-215711 “Biodiversity on a knife edge”: Alpine insect declineThe impact of global heating is hurting invertebrates globally. Dr Kate Umbers, a senior lecturer at Western Sydney University and founding Managing Director of Invertibrates Australia tells us why, and how Australia’s invertebrates and alpine insects are being affected.https://theconversation.com/trapped-australias-extraordinary-alpine-insects-are-being-marooned-on-mountaintops-as-the-world-warms-211104https://invertebratesaustralia.org/ Photo: Nurrdalinji Aboriginal Corporation Members and Directors outside a flaring exploration well on Tanumbrini Cattle Station, courtesy of Thomas Houlie and kindly provided by Original Power and the Nurrdalinji Aboriginal Corporation Earth Matters #1428Produced by Judith Peppard