Gippsland is Precious – Film Premiere

Posted on May 1, 2013 in Coal, Gas, Gippsland, Melbourne
Gippsland is Precious – Film Premiere

by Chloe Aldenhoven City and country come together to oppose CSG threat to ‘precious’ Gippsland Metropolitan activists launched a campaign this week to support the increasing resistance to coal and coal seam gas mining encroaching on Gippsland.  The campaign aims to activate Melbourne’s food and coffee culture against the threat to farmland in Gippsland from […]

Twiggy Palmcock and Michael Higgins-Beaumont meet up with Fergo

Posted on Nov 8, 2012 in Climate Change, Coal, Gas, Melbourne
Twiggy Palmcock and Michael Higgins-Beaumont meet up with Fergo

Earlier today, in the spirit of bipartisanship, CEO of Excretum Mining Twiggy Palmcok and his close friend Michael Higgins-Beaumont, founder of Australia’s Young Coal Champions met up with Federal Energy Minister Martin Ferguson to say a big thankyou. “I’m a Tony Abbott fan, but it’s great to see people from Labor like Martin Ferguson questioning […]

When Quit Coal met Tony Abbott

Posted on Nov 3, 2012 in Climate Change, Coal, Melbourne
When Quit Coal met Tony Abbott

Quit Coal arch-nemesis Twiggy Palmcock, CEO of Extcretum Mining, and his young apprentice Michael Higgins-Beaumont, founder of Australia’s Young Coal Champions, caught up with the honourable Tony Abbott today at the University of Melbourne. The duo exuberantly congratulated Tony Abbott on his unwavering support for the fossil fuel industry and commended him for his sceptical […]

2012 CLIMATE COMEDY REVUE

Posted on Oct 24, 2012 in Climate Change, Events, Melbourne

There is a serious question that everybody has been dying to ask. It’s the elephant in the room I suppose. It’s constantly hanging over our heads. It follows us wherever we go. The thing is, climate activists can abseil off buildings, they can blockade roads, they can walk 300kms, they can even bring down power […]

Twiggy Palmcock and Quit Coal chat with Clive Palmer on the Titanic

Posted on Sep 22, 2012 in Climate Change, Coal, Melbourne

For many months now coal-mining billionaire Clive Palmer has been finalising plans to build a full sized replica of the ill-fated Titanic.  Twiggy Palmcock, CEO of Extrectum Mining and life-long admirer of the big man, finally got the chance to meet his mentor and offer him some advice on Victorian investment opportunities. They met of […]

DROPPING IN ON PARLIAMENT

DROPPING IN ON PARLIAMENT

First we heard how much coal power was costing us, impacting on our health, devastating vital ecosystems and draining the national budget. Then there was the news of the increased risk of cancer among coal workers in Newcastle. Then there was the news of the record sea-ice melt in the Arctic, caused primarily by our […]

HRL update

Posted on Jul 13, 2012 in Climate Change, Coal, Melbourne, Politics
HRL update

Update 13/7/12 In June Quit Coal and Darebin Climate Action Now recently went door knocking in the consistuency of Federal Energy Minister Martin Ferguson. We asked his constituents to contact him and tell him that they don’t want $100 million of our taxpayer’s money wasted on a new experimental coal-fired power plant in Victoria. They […]

NO NEW COAL RALLY AND EXERGEN SIT-IN

NO NEW COAL RALLY AND EXERGEN SIT-IN   At midday on Thursday the 28th of June, there was a group of people getting worked up over more than who stole their lunch out of the work fridge. More than 200 people spent their lunchtime on the steps of Parliament house to say that they want […]

QUITCOALAPALOOZA!!!

Posted on May 7, 2012 in Events, Melbourne
QUITCOALAPALOOZA!!!

SAT 26TH MAY 8PM-1AM THE EVELYN HOTEL, 351 BRUNSWICK ST FITZROY, TICKETS $10 PRE-SALE $15 AT THE DOOR Quitcoalapalooza will see a diverse array of artists will come together at the Evelyn Hotel for a night of fun and music celebrating and fundraising for Quit Coal, one of Australia’s most splendid and vibrant environmental collectives. […]