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Trump team holds pro-coal event at Bonn climate conference

Trump team holds pro-coal event at Bonn climate conference

Trump’s promotion of coal fired generation at Paris climate agreement compared to “promoting tobacco at a cancer summit.”

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Queensland coal plant has a photo – now all it needs is a massive subsidy

Queensland coal plant has a photo – now all it needs is a massive subsidy

A mock-up image of a new coal plant has been created, as part of the increasingly intense campaign to have one built – and funded by taxpayers – in north Queensland.

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You heard right: Trump administration is bailing out coal plants

You heard right: Trump administration is bailing out coal plants

Consumers paying more on electric bills is exactly what might happen if the US DoE goes through with plan to bail out uneconomic coal plants.

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Australia wins early Fossil award as Syria leaves US alone on climate

Australia wins early Fossil award as Syria leaves US alone on climate

Australia wins first Fossil of the Day award at Bonn climate talks, as Syria signs up to leave the US isolated as the world’s only non-member state.

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Bonn voyage: climate diplomats head into another round of talks

Bonn voyage: climate diplomats head into another round of talks

At the Bonn climate talks that start today, Australia will cop some flak for its lack of reductions ambition, and action.

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Vic Liberal Party presents Morrison with lump of brown coal, Yates ejected

Vic Liberal Party presents Morrison with lump of brown coal, Yates ejected

Former CEFC boss Oliver Yates says he was ejected from Victorian Liberal Party fundraiser after a Senator presented Treasurer Scott Morrison with a lump of brown coal, in thanks for his work.

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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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Five reasons not to build new coal power plant in Queensland

Five reasons not to build new coal power plant in Queensland

Climate Council report on Queensland renewables offers timely reminder that building a new coal plant in the state’s north is a terrible idea.

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Renewables will give more people access to electricity than coal, says IEA

Renewables will give more people access to electricity than coal, says IEA

IEA says coal will be used to provide access to electricity to just 16% of those without electricity now, while renewables will account for at least 60%.

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Coalition’s energy policy hinges on tricky wordplay about coal’s role

Coalition’s energy policy hinges on tricky wordplay about coal’s role

The new policy could end up feeding demand for coal.

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Turnbull dumps clean energy target for "national energy guarantee"

Turnbull dumps clean energy target for “national energy guarantee”

Coalition dumps clean energy target in favour of a change to energy market rules that appears to confer enormous power into the hands of coal and gas utilities, and satisfies push by right wing to abandon Paris target and to close the door on renewables.