Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka on Friday lit the Olympic cauldron to launch the Tokyo Games at the end of an opening ceremony shorn of glitz and overshadowed by a pandemic, but celebrated as a moment of global hope.
The federal court ruled in favour of younger generations' right to be protected from climate harm. The legal battle between the Minister of Environment Susan Ley and eight highschool students was sparked by the proposed extension of the Vickery coal mine in NSW. The case was filled on the 8th of September 2020 during the peak of 'School strike 4 climate' protests that were held nationally. Back in Perth, Extinction Rebellion protesters gathered in front of Parliament house on Thursday afternoon with signs in support of the climate change legislature.