Topic archives: Adani

In defence of protesting

December 6, 2016

Crikey readers discuss yesterday's edition.

Adani coming to Townsville

December 5, 2016 1

We're sure Adani will spruik its new project in terms of all the jobs it will create.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

December 5, 2016 6

Nazis on campus ... BobKat's big bill ... sour Grace ...

Adani handout a toxic mix of crony capitalism and protectionism

December 5, 2016 23

Australia's retreat into protectionism is likely to mean $1 billion in cheap money handed to the white elephant Carmichael coal project.

Business bites: profits at NAB … CBS doing fab … coal more drab …

May 5, 2016

Another day, another coal miner in trouble. Not that anyone in Canberra thinks that's a problem. Plus other business tidbits of the day,

Adani coal mine still faces two big legal hurdles

April 4, 2016 9

Adani might have state government approval for its new mine, but that doesn't mean it's a done deal.

Why is everyone so afraid of Adani’s Carmichael mine?

February 4, 2016 8

Now that Adani has got approval for its Carmichael mine, financiers are nowhere to be seen, writes economist John Quiggin.

Business bites: old king coal … India’s goal … Fed’s role …

Business bites: old king coal … India’s goal … Fed’s role …

September 24, 2015 5

Josh Frydenberg says some of that $5 billion slush fund for northern Australia could be used for the Carmichael coal mine, which no one wants. Plus other business tidbits of the day.

Court doc confirms: govt admitted screwing up Adani approval

Court doc confirms: govt admitted screwing up Adani approval

August 25, 2015 27

Federal Court documents show that the government admitted it bungled the approval of the Carmichael coal project -- a failure it has refused to acknowledge in its campaign to gut a key Commonwealth environment protection act.

Federal Court rebukes government’s ‘vigilante litigants’ campaign

Federal Court rebukes government’s ‘vigilante litigants’ campaign

August 20, 2015 15

The Federal Court has taken the rare step of correcting claims about its role in the Carmichael case, further undermining the government's insistence that "vigilante litigants" need to be reined in.

Call in the Green Army! Threat of ‘green lawfare’ takes down … wait … only two projects?

Call in the Green Army! Threat of ‘green lawfare’ takes down … wait … only two projects?

August 19, 2015 20

Is "green lawfare" really destroying our economy and way of life? Er ...

The rich irony of crying ‘lawfare’ while surrendering our sovereignty

The rich irony of crying ‘lawfare’ while surrendering our sovereignty

August 17, 2015 13

The government is complaining about "lawfare" against mining projects while inviting multinationals to sue it and score generous payouts.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

August 13, 2015 1

Is Hockey quitting politics? ... the Marriage Alliance's Liberal Party links ... Abbott's Carmichael mine porkie pies ...

Coalition’s fight for coal defies reality

Coalition’s fight for coal defies reality

August 6, 2015 15

The government's approval for the Carmichael coal project was flawed under its own rules. Greg Hunt's response is to change the rules -- but it still won't save this unviable mine.

Australia bets it all on India’s coal market

Australia bets it all on India’s coal market

January 19, 2015 6

Tony Abbott has appointed Rio Tinto's CEO to the Australia-India CEO Forum, doubling down on Australia's commitment to mining coal for Indian consumption. What could possibly go wrong?

Newman calls Qld election, News Corp provides the pro-LNP puffery

Newman calls Qld election, News Corp provides the pro-LNP puffery

January 6, 2015 16

The Queensland election will come down to a question of what voters want more: coal seam gas and casinos, or to see Newman and Abbott kicked out of office.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

November 28, 2014 3

Launching a chronicle of stupidity ... Adani's loan that's not a loan ... Christmas Party watch spies Redfoo ...

While superpowers act on climate, Australia and India poised to double down on coal

While superpowers act on climate, Australia and India poised to double down on coal

November 13, 2014 5

Indian company Adani is the last man standing in the Galilee Basin -- and it looks like approval for a giant mine there is all but assured.

The curious case of Galilee Basin coal

The curious case of Galilee Basin coal

August 6, 2014 2

Despite falling demand for coal and enormous climate consequences, the Abbott and Newman governments are pushing full steam ahead to open the world's biggest coal mines.