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BHP may dump global group, but looks to forgive Australian coal lobby

BHP may dump global group, but looks to forgive Australian coal lobby

BHP flags cutting ties with international coal lobby groups, but appears more forgiving of Minerals Council, other Australian organisations.

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BHP sees 500MW solar and storage potential in disused mines

BHP sees 500MW solar and storage potential in disused mines

BHP has been told its legacy mines in north America could support more than 500MW of solar, wind and storage, turning liabilities into potential assets.

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What’s next for Minerals Council's coal and climate policy?

What’s next for Minerals Council’s coal and climate policy?

The abrupt and unexpected departure of the Minerals Council of Australia’s CEO, Brendan Pearson, may well be a crucial tipping point in Australia’s debate over domestic energy policy.

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BHP under pressure to dump pro-coal lobby groups over climate policy

BHP under pressure to dump pro-coal lobby groups over climate policy

A shareholder resolution highlighting the chasm between BHP’s stated climate policy and the pro-coal advocacy of its mining industry lobby has pushed the company to commit to reconsidering its membership of the hardline Minerals Council of Australia.

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The fallout from SaskPower’s Boundary Dam CCS debacle

The fallout from SaskPower’s Boundary Dam CCS debacle

The crisis engulfing SaskPower’s CCS plant has implications that will reach all the way from the Canadian province of Saskatchewan to the Paris climate conference.

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BHP Billiton’s carbon bomb

BHP Billiton’s carbon bomb

In a world that increasingly shuns coal, BHP Billiton has amassed a 16 billion tonne stockpile that amounts to one of the world’s largest unexploded ‘carbon bombs’.

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Beginning of the end for fossil fuels? Panic sweeps global markets

Beginning of the end for fossil fuels? Panic sweeps global markets

Financial markets are finally catching up to the news: Fossil fuels are in decline in both transport and electricity, and the woes of VW and Glencore. Even the Bank of England has sounded a warning. Meanwhile, the likes of BHP, Origin and AGL are trying to convince investors that everything is OK.