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Adani is far from a done deal

Adani is far from a done deal

Crikey looks at the many hurdles Adani still has to clear in order to get its mine up and running.

Are there really 54,000 people employed in thermal coal mining?

Are there really 54,000 people employed in thermal coal mining?

National Party Deputy Leader Bridget McKenzie says there are here 54,000 people employed in the thermal coal mining industry. Is she right?

Australia’s wage problem is bigger than the minimum wage

Australia’s wage problem is bigger than the minimum wage

Crikey readers discuss minimum wage and climate change.

Winds of change leave climate denialists isolated

Winds of change leave climate denialists isolated

Changing political sentiment, and increasing business and investor hostility to fossil fuels, has left denialists isolated as climate action becomes a prerequisite for mainstream politics.

Adani announces scaled-back Carmichael mine

Adani announces scaled-back Carmichael mine

Good morning, early birds. Adani has announced plans for the imminent construction of a scaled-back version of its Carmichael coal mine, Justin Milne and Michelle Guthrie renew their public stoush, and students in Sydney and Melbourne are expected to stage a walk-out in protest of climate change inaction. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

LEAKED: true facts about coal (according to the Monash Forum)

LEAKED: true facts about coal (according to the Monash Forum)

There's a lot of bad news out there about coal. Let's re-examine the facts.

Rundle: culture warrior Brendan Pearson lobs fizzers at anti-Adani hipsters

Rundle: culture warrior Brendan Pearson lobs fizzers at anti-Adani hipsters

How ironic, an ex-coal industry spinner doesn’t know when to stop digging.

Banks turn a blind eye to human rights abuses in Borneo

Banks turn a blind eye to human rights abuses in Borneo

Forest destruction and land loss have resulted in a “far-reaching human rights disaster” for Borneo’s indigenous peoples, writes freelance journalist Jenny Denton.

Dear Scott, coal’s a dud investment

Dear Scott, coal’s a dud investment

Scott Morrison says industry super doesn't invest in coal mining for ideological, not performance, reasons. As it happens, coal mining has performed terribly - and industry super performs well.

Abbott brings religious fervour to his Old King Coal act

Abbott brings religious fervour to his Old King Coal act

The government's only economic agenda is around free-trade agreements and coal, which it supports with the zeal of a religious convert.