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China contractors and finance may help Adani's mega coal mine

China contractors and finance may help Adani’s mega coal mine

The potential involvement of China state-owned contractors and financiers may help Adani in its push for the mega coal mine in Queensland.

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Labor needs to head left, and drop Adani, to win Queensland poll

Labor needs to head left, and drop Adani, to win Queensland poll

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today called the state election for 25 November, about two months before the three-year anniversary of Labor’s shock win in January 2015.

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"Minister for Adani” is back – and pushing for mega coal mine and new coal generator

“Minister for Adani” is back – and pushing for mega coal mine and new coal generator

Matt Canavan says his immediate priority is to get NAIF funding for the Adani coal mine and a new coal-fired generator in north Queensland.

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Peter Garrett: Back on centre stage to fight Adani, push for 100% renewables

Peter Garrett: Back on centre stage to fight Adani, push for 100% renewables

Peter Garrett, the frontman for Midnight Oil is back on centre stage, promising to fight Adani and push for 100 per cent renewables, and challenging Labor on its equivalence on coal. Will he have more impact as a popular public figure than he did inside the Labor machine?

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Why are we still pursuing the Adani Carmichael mine?

Why are we still pursuing the Adani Carmichael mine?

Why, if Adani’s gigantic Carmichael coal project is so on-the-nose for the banks and so environmentally destructive, are the federal and Queensland governments so avid in their support of it?

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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.