NSW lets hibernating animals die to speed up Whitehaven mine, by a sad @georgefwoods at #leardblockade






[clear] The bitter truth and the bitter cold: chainsaw surgery for the animals of Leard State Forest You can be aware that something is true, without really feeling it, and only come up against your illusions, and your naivety, when your knowledge is made real, and you actually experience the terrible truth first hand. It’s […]






Big coal gets hot and heavy with protestors: @georgefwoods responds to @NSWMC and @ResourcesQLD






By Georgina Woods  @georgefwoods 19th March 2014 The industry bodies that represent the coal export industry in NSW and Queensland have recently taken to lambasting, belittling and smearing the intentions of individuals and organisations that have dared to face up to them and speak the truth about the consequences of the unchecked expansion of coal in Australia. Some politicians, particularly […]






#leardblockade state of play report by @lockthegate campaigner @georgefwoods






By Georgina Woods  @georgefwoods Memes by Lee Skelton  @bustersdah 11th March 2014 The action continues on the ground at the blockade of Leard State Forest, to defend the forest from clearfelling for two open cut coal mines. The campaign is bringing traditional owners, environmentalists, farmers and climate change activists together, because Whitehaven’s Maules Creek mine, in […]






Can Leard Forest be saved? @georgefwoods reports on #leardblockade






By Georgina Woods  @georgefwood Spokesperson for the Leard Forest Alliance 16 January 2014 The battle erupting this week over the Maules Creek coal project and the Leard State Forest is the focal point for major conflicts and questions facing Australia as the age of coal comes to an end, and the age of climate change […]






New climate change policy play: @georgefwoods reports






By Georgina Woods 17 July 2013 The announcement this week that Australia would move one year early to its emissions trading scheme – and make budget cuts to pay for it – has cleared the stage for the election to be fought on climate change, but not in the way that our political parties may […]