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Major infrastructure projects are killing us

Major infrastructure projects are killing us

Deaths related to air pollution number in the thousands, and industry and big engineering projects are major contributors to our poor air quality.

Coal plants will hurt those who vote for them most

Coal plants will hurt those who vote for them most

Crikey readers discuss the health impact of coal-fired power and the One Nation NRA scandal.

Coal is a killer and will poison Morrison’s pork barrel

Coal is a killer and will poison Morrison’s pork barrel

The Morrison government is promising to consider spending billions to build something that will kill large numbers of people in the communities around it.

Should the Clean Energy Finance Corporation be funding ‘clean’ coal?

Should the Clean Energy Finance Corporation be funding ‘clean’ coal?

What is the Clean Energy Finance Corporation anyway? And should it be investing in clean coal? Crikey intern Sophie Heizer explains.

What is the US’ new climate change policy, and why should we care?

What is the US’ new climate change policy, and why should we care?

Barack Obama has finally acted to regulate coal-fired power stations. The Climate Institute's Susan Cavanagh explains what it means for Australia.

No denying coal’s developed world decline

No denying coal’s developed world decline

There's no hiding from coal's long-term decline in Europe and the United States, irrespective of cherry-picked data floating around cyberspace about a coal revival. Don't believe what you read.

Will the carbon price rule out new coal?

Will the carbon price rule out new coal?

Despite Gillard's carbon price plan, we still need an emissions performance standard to rule out new polluting coal power stations, writes John Hepburn.

Parkinson: a green light for renewables

Parkinson: a green light for renewables

At a recent discussion in Sydney about the prospect of nuclear energy in this country, Martin Ferguson reflected that Australia may have no choice but to go nuclear if it was unable to find a clean energy alternative, writes Giles Parkinson.

Post-Fukushima, Loy Yang plant may be sold in fire sale

Post-Fukushima, Loy Yang plant may be sold in fire sale

There is speculation inside the corridors of Victoria’s largest power generator that it could be forced to a sale as a result of the nuclear disaster in Japan.

Greenies hit out at secrecy over Victorian power plant

Greenies hit out at secrecy over Victorian power plant

Green groups are alarmed details of a state and federal agreement to fund a new broad coal-fired power station in Victoria will remain secret after the new state government refused to release key documents, writes Rhiana Whitson.