Korean Government-backed KEPCO is taking the only appeal path available to recover $750m Bylong mine investment

Written by Joanne McCarthy Published in Newcastle Herald December 18, 2019. Read online: https://www.newcastleherald.com.au/story/6547840/korean-energy-company-kepco-seeks-judicial-review-of-landmark-bylong-coal-mine-refusal/ A KOREAN Government-backed energy company that paid the NSW Government more than $400 million for a Bylong coal mining licence in 2010 has sought a judicial review after the mine was refused in September. KEPCO applied […]

Earth Overshoot Day 2019 is July 29th, the earliest ever

On July 29, humanity will have used nature’s resource budget for the entire year, according to Global Footprint Network, an international sustainability organization that has pioneered the Ecological Footprint. The Ecological Footprint adds up all of people’s competing demands for biologically productive areas – food, timber, fibres, carbon sequestration, and accommodation of infrastructure. […]

Resilience is the Game

Lately we have seen many disasters impact communities in Australia.  There have been floods in Townsville, bushfires in Tasmania and Victoria, and cattle drowned in western Queensland after years of drought!  Somehow these communities have to endure these set-backs and rebuild. A community’s ability to manage unplanned events, to keep […]