Reef Authority first opposed dredge dumping in Great Barrier Reef, then issued a permit allowing it.
Permit given to dump 3 million cubic metres of dredge waste onto the great barrier reef is under threat as green group files legal challenge in Brisbane.
A new report from Oxford University and commissioned by HSBC warns Australian coal investments could be stranded by changing coal use in China.
AWU claims Energy Australia’s Wallerawang Power Station will be mothballed by March next year, with parts of the thermal coal plant already shut down.
Shanghai’s new Clean Air Action Plan to completely ban coal burning in 2017 targets 2,500+ boilers and 300 industrial furnaces for closure – or clean-up.
In the capital city of China’s Heilongjiang province, fine particulate matter reached levels 40x the level considered ideal for human health; 3x the level considered hazardous.
Most claims that shale gas will significantly reduce US carbon emissions in the future are based on little more than hand-waving and wishful thinking.