As Abbott govt pulls out all stops to get Adani mega-coal mine over the line, Qld treasurer says it’s ‘not the be-all and end-all’.
Coal consumption may be peaking much earlier than anticipated in official government statements – and so pointing to an early peaking of carbon emissions.
Coalition wants to change law to make it harder for green groups to challenge mining projects. A new line of attack built around lies.
Adani’s most recent quarterly report suggests it has lost interest in its Australian coal project, and wants to focus instead on renewable energy and domestic coal.
A letter from the climate change front line – the Pacific island nation of Kiribati – is calling for a global moratorium on new coal mine development. Meanwhile, in Australia, we have a government that champions coal, and an electricity market that’s still wedded to fossil fuels.
Is Australia’s 2030 climate target really going to protect the coal industry?
As India transforms its energy market, solar pricing has fallen to the extent that it is now cheaper than new imported thermal coal-fired power plants.
Jeb Bush given boost from Coal billionaire who claims to control more than three billion tons of coal reserves and says it is good for humanity.
Report finds solar generation in India already cheaper than imported coal, as another banking giant – UK’s Standard Chartered – quits Australian coal mine.
Tony Abbott’s claim Australian coal will cure Indian energy poverty reveals a deep lack of understanding for the real situation, says former govt minister.