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.
BHP Billiton has backed and co-developed a world-first Forests Bond, in effort to address climate change and enhance global response.
BHP Billiton says wind and solar are heralding the “dawn” of an energy revolution. But a dawn is all it can see, because it predicts fossil fuels will still account for 80% of energy needs by 2040. Surely it’s time to get serious.
EPA to scrutinise Engie plan to burn more coal at Loy Yang B, while BHP Billiton is reported to be considering re-opening the closed coal generator in Port Augusta.
BHP says potential for solar and battery storage at remote and off-grid sites is “enormous” as it signs on to world-leading project near Cooktown in north Queensland. Co-funders ARENA says it is clear battery storage is already competitive in certain locations.
Barely a day goes by without coal lobbyists proclaiming thermal coal still has a rosy future. BHP Billiton fears otherwise.
BHP Billiton plans to spruik its Boundary Dam CCS project in Canada as a ‘solution’ to climate change. But do these claims have any basis in reality?
Business Council of Australia and mining giant BHP Billiton ranked as climate change legislation obstructionists by new investor tool.
There is a simple question that BHP-Billiton doesn’t address in their voluminous reports to shareholders: how hot is too hot in a warming world?
The BHP Billiton board is opposing the bid by former Australian Coal Association Chairman, Ian Dunlop, to join its ranks. They should think again.