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Medical colleges call for coal phase-out by 2030

Today five leading medical colleges have released an open letter to federal, state and territory governments and all energy companies to replace coal with renewable energy by 2030. The letter follows a call from the World Health Organization for all OECD countries to phase out coal by 2030 in light of the harms posed by air pollution and actions needed globally to limit warming to 1.5 degrees.

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New analysis shows early Loy Yang A closure would save lives

Media Release:

Over a thousand lives would be saved by bringing forward the closure of Victoria’s biggest source of air pollution, Loy Yang A, according to estimates produced by Healthy Futures, an organisation of healthcare workers, students and community members campaigning around the benefits of clean air.

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AGL's new climate statement - is it any good?

Last week Australia's biggest climate polluter AGL announced a new "climate statement" and it was truly atrocious. Despite AGL claiming it’s committed to helping fight climate change, it squandered this opportunity to make any meaningful impact. 

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