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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.