These five climate protectors have just come out of their hearing at Bowen Court where the Coffs four were fined $8000 each (double expected!!!) for action they took shutting down Adani’s Abbot Point coal port. Disappointed with the fine, but determined to keep working to keep coal in the ground and for real action on the climate emergency. The real injustice is the destruction of the climate, Reef, farmland, water resources and our future - for the sake of corporate profits! Stay tuned for more fundraising events and action to #StopAdani ✊ Link to crowdfunding: chuffed.org/project/coffs-crew-legals-fundraiser-stop-adani-port-action#/supporters Edit to clarify: four of thefolks pictured were fined $8000 each, but Megan had her case adjourned for 2 weeks for further legal advice. The total in fines issued were $79 500 for 13 protesters in court today. ... See MoreSee Less
Adani clearly hasn't run out of options yet. The Australian Government's export financing organisation is already planning to invest public money in the companies working with Adani to build the Carmichael mega mine.