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Topic: coal industry

No more excuses: we must stop fossil fuel development now

There's no other way to get the climate system under control.

(Image: Mick Tsikas)

Scott Morrison, the man who transformed Australia — an obituary

A grateful nation is farewelling its great leader Scott Morrison, who over three decades in power transformed Australia into a carbon powerhouse and ended the threat of economic terrorism.

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How we get ourselves out of energy chaos

Enough time has been wasted. The transition to a zero-carbon energy system is not simple, but what we need to do is very clear.

Then treasurer Scott Morrison brandishing coal in the House of Representatives in 2017 (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

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.

Morrison installs Warren Mundine as Liberal candidate for Gilmore

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition will parachute former Labor national president Warren Mundine in as the Liberal candidate for the marginal seat of Gilmore, and Alinta Energy is the latest company to bid for massive government-supported coal projects. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Wonder why the Coalition dislikes renewables so much?

Malcolm Turnbull says he has lots of solar panels. But the Coalition's hatred of renewable energy isn't so much about personal views as about the cash.

Debunking the ‘coal will rescue the world from poverty’ lie

The claim that coal is crucial to rescuing hundreds of millions of people in developing countries from poverty is now a key argument of the coal industry. It's a lie.

The rise of cleaner energy sources adds a structural element to the ongoing downturn in demand for coal.

The coal, hard truth: Chinese steel is the canary in the mine

The rise of cleaner energy sources adds a structural element to the ongoing downturn in demand for coal.

Coal companies are going bankrupt across the US. And other business tidbits of the day.

Business bites: coal companies fall … Twitter stalls … Suncorp’s gall …

Coal companies are going bankrupt across the US. And other business tidbits of the day.

Voters don't believe Tony Abbott will be around the lead the Coalition at the next election, today's Essential Report suggests, as the government ends the year trailing Labor.

Essential: Abbott won’t last as leader, and changing climate views

Voters don't believe Tony Abbott will be around the lead the Coalition at the next election, today's Essential Report suggests, as the government ends the year trailing Labor.