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Adani’s ‘pit-to-plug strategy’ is fraying at both ends

Adani’s ‘pit-to-plug strategy’ is fraying at both ends

‘Defer, delay and pray’ appear to be the unspoken new watchwords for the company that would build the Carmichael Coal Project.

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IEA climate scenarios make mockery of Australia's defence of Adani coal

IEA climate scenarios make mockery of Australia’s defence of Adani coal

International Energy Agency says, at current rate, unabated coal generation would have to stop within 14 years, undermining claims Adani coal mine is a climate win. IEA also says low emissions target must be set at a fraction of that contemplated by Canberra.

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"Reputation" clause may scupper government loan deal for Adani

“Reputation” clause may scupper government loan deal for Adani

Emergence of “reputation clause” in mandate of Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility may be killer blow for Adani loan proposal. Tim Flannery, John Hewson and others say it will be impossible to justify a loan given the climate and environmental impacts.

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The myth that Adani coal is boom or bust for Queensland economy

The myth that Adani coal is boom or bust for Queensland economy

Adani Power’s latest big loss underlines the fact that its Carmichael coal project makes no sense. One myth is that the local economy would be devastated if the mine doesn’t go ahead. But it’s simply not true, given the huge pipeline of solar, wind, storage, biofuel and battery manufacturing projects.

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More coal mines will lead to more poverty, new report warns

More coal mines will lead to more poverty, new report warns

Supporters of Adani mine says coal crucial to solving poverty, but new report suggests new coal mines will only worsen climate change and drive poor nations deeper into poverty.

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Australian coal? India’s biggest city could source half its needs with solar

Australian coal? India’s biggest city could source half its needs with solar

While Turnbull pedals Australian coal as a solution to India’s electrification problems, study finds Mumbai could source half its peak power needs from rooftop solar.

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Turnbull slammed for "sucking up" to Adani, as business pushes 50-year life for coal plants

Turnbull slammed for “sucking up” to Adani, as business pushes 50-year life for coal plants

PM lambasted for “sucking up” to Adani during India visit, and putting coal exports ahead of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Coalition's "clean coal" plan to power Gina, Clive, Adani in Galilee basin

Coalition’s “clean coal” plan to power Gina, Clive, Adani in Galilee basin

Coal generator proposal asking CEFC for finance would provide power to Galilee Basin coal projects owned by Clive Palmer, Gina Rinehart, and Adani, and bury Co2 in “un-mineable” part of same coal province. Meanwhile, emissions rise and Coalition links with fossil fuel lobby deepen.

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Six unanswered economic questions surround Adani project

Six unanswered economic questions surround Adani project

Has Adani been promised a royalty holiday? Will it pay for its water use? These and more questions for the Turnbull government.

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Adani’s solar shift puts Carmichael in the shade

Adani’s solar shift puts Carmichael in the shade

Away from the sound and fury around Adani’s proposed coal mine in the Galilee Basin, a tectonic shift is happening in the global energy industry.

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Adani should bow out gracefully from Carmichael coal mine

Adani should bow out gracefully from Carmichael coal mine

Defeat of remaining legal challenge to Carmichael coal mine means it is finally time for Adani to put its money where its mouth has been.