Federal Court orders federal environment minister must consider the risks posed to Australia’s young people when granting approvals to coal projects.
After blocking a loan to a Queensland wind project, resources minister Keith Pitt approves a $175m government loan to a coal mine.
2020 was a strong year for renewables uptake in every Australian state and territory, but are some of the biggest states moving fast enough?
Solar overtakes wind and renewables overtake gas, as new data suggests 2020 could be the turning point for Australia’s clean energy transition.
Environment and research groups says emissions from Australian coal sold to Japan almost equals Australia’s entire domestic emissions.
ESB chair says not to worry about when coal plants might close, because they’re already going broke.
‘Tsunami’ of new renewables to supply majority of electricity in Australia’s main grid by 2030, as market share of coal and gas collapses, Reputex predicts.
ESB floats proposal to reward coal plants to stay open, preventing their early closure, while the growth of solar erodes their profitability.
Malcolm Turnbull hits out at right-wing media and politicians for ‘fetishising’ coal to the extent that it is now treated as something ‘religious’.
NSW energy minister Matt Kean says the future of coal mines beyond the remit of new zero emissions advisory board, which is one reason why Turnbull was dumped as chair.