Film: ‘The Human Cost of Power’

This short film published in October 2013 explores the health impacts associated with the massive expansion of coal and unconventional gas in Australia. Produced by Fiona Armstrong and directed by Alexandra de Blas, the film ‘The Human Cost of Power’ features interviews with public health and environmental health experts about the risks to health from…

Community Forum Invitation – Sunday April 20

Surf Coast Air Action invite you to a public forum to discuss the future of Alcoa’s coal mine and power station. Where: Anglesea Hall, McMillan Street When: April 20th 2014 (Easter Sunday) Time: 2:00pm Invited speakers will address the health, environmental and fire risks associated with the mine and power station. In addition, there will be presentations focusing on employment…

Coal’s effects on health and the environment

‘The mining and burning of coal: effects on health and the environment’ was published in September 2011. » Open / download the report [PDF document] Summary: • Australia’s coal conundrum is that all political parties say they are concerned about climate change while sanctioning an unprecedented expansion of coalmining and coal seam gas extraction in…