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.
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.
How ironic, an ex-coal industry spinner doesn’t know when to stop digging.
Forest destruction and land loss have resulted in a “far-reaching human rights disaster” for Borneo’s indigenous peoples, writes freelance journalist Jenny Denton.
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.
People on the ground are ready to make the transition to a non-mining economy, but the government and big mining companies are doubling down on coal.
The Hazelwood mine fire was not a natural disaster; it was a chronic industrial mishap of the most unnatural kind, writes freelance writer Tom Doig.