Opinion

There's nothing radical about climate action in 2022

By David Pocock
January 20 2022 - 6:25pm
David Pocock and farmer Rick Laird locked on to excavation equipment in 2014. Picture: Twitter

In 2014, hundreds of Australians, including myself, travelled to Leard State Forest, a critically endangered ecosystem and sacred place for Gomeroi/Gamilaraay people situated in northern NSW in one of Australia's best farming regions. We were there to support a diverse coalition of farmers, First Nations leaders, environmental activists and local businesses all opposing a coal mine being developed in the middle of the forest.

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