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Solar record low bids – India – its vast commercial viability

Goyal’s target to cease thermal coal imports into India looks like a commercial certainty—imported coal-fired power generation is the risky, high cost option. Renewable energy capacity is targeted to increase fivefold to 258GW, and investment in other zero emission technologies … Continue reading

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Carmichael mine jobs need ’21 times the subsidies’ of renewables, says lobby group

 Solar panels. The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has announced a $20m investment in the Ross River solar farm in Townsville, a 116MW project expected to deliver 150 jobs. Photograph: Lukas Coch/AAP Federal funding for Adani project amounts to $683,060 a … Continue reading

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Shine a light on Reef – “Reef not Coal rally” Melbourne

Good turnout at short notice for rally against federal court decision that Greg Hunt had complied with legal process in granting permit to Adani for gigantic coal mine in Galilee Basin. >more> NoFibs

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Greg Hunt: no definite link Adani coal mine and climate change

“Put simply, because any increase in net global greenhouse gas emissions was a matter of speculation, there was no need for or utility in the imposition of conditions.” Australian Conservation Foundation was represented by Environment Defenders Office Queensland. Case was heard … Continue reading

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Don’t let Peter Costello risk climate suicide with Adani coal

Peter Costello, Chairman of our Sovereign Wealth Fund (the Future Fund) is meeting with India’s Finance Minister as we speak to discuss investing our money in one of the world’s largest coal mines.(note this project is already abandoned by major … Continue reading

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Solar undercuts coal in India, as another bank quits Adani mega-mine

…nails hammered into coffin for Australian coal mining export plans of Indian conglomerate, Adani Group…news on Monday night that Standard Chartered – one of the largest investment banks in UK – latest international financier to withdraw support for largest new … Continue reading

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With coal going begging, it’s time to stop digging

Instead of splashing billions of dollars building their coal mines from scratch, instead of enticing governments with fees and illusion of jobs, instead of battling bitter local communities and tearing up farmland, you have to wonder whether Shenhua and Adani have … Continue reading

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Adani sacking Queensland coal workers at its Carmichael mine, conflicting reports

Indian company Adani has begun sacking workers on its Carmichael mine project, raising fresh questions about the status of Australia’s largest coal development…staff working on the early phases of the mine, which would open Queensland’s vast Galilee Basin, were told last … Continue reading

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Court challenge will test coal mining’s climate culpability

New legal challenge to proposed Carmichael coal mine – Australia’s largest – will test in federal court whether climate change caused by greenhouse gas emissions should be taken into account when assessing prospective coal licences in Australia. The challenge, by New South Wales Environmental Defenders Office on … Continue reading

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