February 4, 2016 8
Now that Adani has got approval for its Carmichael mine, financiers are nowhere to be seen, writes economist John Quiggin.
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.
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.
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.
August 19, 2015 20
Is "green lawfare" really destroying our economy and way of life? Er ...
August 17, 2015 13
The government is complaining about "lawfare" against mining projects while inviting multinationals to sue it and score generous payouts.
August 13, 2015 1
Is Hockey quitting politics? ... the Marriage Alliance's Liberal Party links ... Abbott's Carmichael mine porkie pies ...
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.
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?
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.