NSW upper house committee recommends that proposed protections for coal mines from emissions impacts in planning decisions be scrapped.
Loy Yang A unit remains offline through Victoria heatwave, while market operator gives assurance that bushfires present no imminent threats to NSW power supplies.
Another proposed coal mine in NSW fails to win development approval as climate impacts grow as a substanital barrier to new coal mines.
Queensland Premier issues expedited deadline for Adani environmental approvals, just days after company reaches agreement on water contamination breaches
The current chaos around climate and energy policy brings to mind George Santayana’s caution that: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”. That is exactly what we are witnessing.
Five years after meeting 40% of U.K.’s electricity supply, new data shows that coal only met 2% of the country’s power needs in last 6 months.