Just Transition from Fossil Fuels in Australia

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Just Transitions: Actions and outcomes in activism for a just transition from fossil fuels in Australia

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Hazelwood Open-Cut Coal Mine Fire, Australia 
: Australia
: Stopped
Types: Coal extraction and processing, Thermal power plants
Environmental Impacts: Air pollution, Fires, Global warming, Loss of landscape/aesthetic degradation, Noise pollution, Soil contamination, Soil erosion, Surface water pollution / Decreasing water (physico-chemical, biological) quality, Groundwater pollution or depletion, Other Environmental impacts
Health Impacts: Accidents, Exposure to unknown or uncertain complex risks (radiation, etc…), Mental problems including stress, depression and suicide, Occupational disease and accidents, Other Health impacts, Violence related health impacts (homicides, rape, etc..) , Health problems related to alcoholism, prostitution, Deaths, Other environmental related diseases
Socio-economic Impacts: Displacement, Increase in violence and crime, Lack of work security, labour absenteeism, firings, unemployment, Loss of livelihood, Social problems (alcoholism, prostitution, etc..), Specific impacts on women, Loss of landscape/sense of place, Other socio-economic impacts

Alcoa Coal Closes in Anglesea, Australia 
: Australia
: Stopped
Types: Coal extraction and processing
Environmental Impacts: Air pollution, Biodiversity loss (wildlife, agro-diversity), Global warming, Loss of landscape/aesthetic degradation, Deforestation and loss of vegetation cover
Health Impacts: Mental problems including stress, depression and suicide, Other environmental related diseases

Port of Newcastle and Break Free 2016 blockade, Australia 
: Australia
: In operation
Types: Ports and airport projects, Coal extraction and processing
Environmental Impacts: Global warming
Health Impacts: Other Health impacts
Socio-economic Impacts: Other socio-economic impacts

Carmichael Coal Mine and Rail Project, Queensland, Australia 
: Australia
: Planned (decision to go ahead eg EIA undertaken, etc)
Types: Coal extraction and processing
Environmental Impacts: Air pollution, Biodiversity loss (wildlife, agro-diversity), Global warming, Loss of landscape/aesthetic degradation, Noise pollution, Deforestation and loss of vegetation cover, Surface water pollution / Decreasing water (physico-chemical, biological) quality, Groundwater pollution or depletion, Reduced ecological / hydrological connectivity, Other Environmental impacts
Health Impacts: Accidents, Other environmental related diseases
Socio-economic Impacts: Loss of traditional knowledge/practices/cultures, Loss of landscape/sense of place

Chevron's Gorgon gas extraction meet with labour unions' opposition, Australia 
: Australia
: Under construction
Types: Oil and gas exploration and extraction
Health Impacts: Occupational disease and accidents
Socio-economic Impacts: Increase in Corruption/Co-optation of different actors, Lack of work security, labour absenteeism, firings, unemployment, Other socio-economic impacts

Alinta Northern Power Station in Port Augusta, South Australia 
: Australia
: Stopped
Types: Coal extraction and processing
Environmental Impacts: Air pollution, Global warming
Health Impacts: Other Health impacts
Socio-economic Impacts: Lack of work security, labour absenteeism, firings, unemployment

Hunter Valley Coal, New South Wales, Australia 
: Australia
: In operation
Types: Coal extraction and processing
Environmental Impacts: Air pollution, Biodiversity loss (wildlife, agro-diversity), Global warming, Loss of landscape/aesthetic degradation, Noise pollution, Surface water pollution / Decreasing water (physico-chemical, biological) quality
Health Impacts: Mental problems including stress, depression and suicide, Other Health impacts
Socio-economic Impacts: Other socio-economic impacts

Montara Oil Spill, Australia 
: Australia
: In operation
Types: Oil and gas refining
Environmental Impacts: Air pollution, Biodiversity loss (wildlife, agro-diversity), Fires, Food insecurity (crop damage), Genetic contamination, Global warming, Loss of landscape/aesthetic degradation, Soil contamination, Oil spills, Surface water pollution / Decreasing water (physico-chemical, biological) quality, Large-scale disturbance of hydro and geological systems, Reduced ecological / hydrological connectivity
Health Impacts: Exposure to unknown or uncertain complex risks (radiation, etc…), Mental problems including stress, depression and suicide, Occupational disease and accidents
Socio-economic Impacts: Displacement, Loss of livelihood, Loss of traditional knowledge/practices/cultures, Specific impacts on women, Other socio-economic impacts

Unconventional gas exploration and production banned in Victoria, Australia 
: Australia
: Stopped
Types: Oil and gas exploration and extraction
Environmental Impacts: Global warming, Loss of landscape/aesthetic degradation, Groundwater pollution or depletion, Other Environmental impacts
Health Impacts: Mental problems including stress, depression and suicide, Other environmental related diseases
Socio-economic Impacts: Loss of livelihood, Loss of landscape/sense of place, Other socio-economic impacts

Yes 2 Renewables campaign #VRET, Victoria, Australia 
: Australia
Environmental Impacts: Other Environmental impacts

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