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Labor Member for Hunter Joel Fitzgibbon (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

What do Labor’s denialists know that the world’s biggest energy companies don’t?

As Labor lays itself bare over coal, the industry itself is dying before our eyes and the biggest companies want out before they're left with the bill.

Joel Fitzgibbon (Image: AAP/Paul Braven)

Joel Fitzgibbon takes a stand — to defend coal multinationals

Demand for thermal coal has collapsed but the renegade MP continues to carry the flag for a dying industry.

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Coal is in crisis regardless of what Labor does

Climate denialists on both sides of politics can rail all they like, but thermal coal is increasingly unviable and miners want out.

Labor candidate for Eden-Monaro Kristy McBain (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

The Eden-Monaro conspiracy emails are even wilder than you’d think (and other news you may have missed)

Catch up with the news from the week you may have missed, from byelection conspiracies to SA political intrigue...

Anti-logging protesters outside Victorian Parliament in 2017. (Image: AAP/Joe Castro)

Taking out the trash: what’s been hidden under the cover of COVID-19?

Crikey takes a look at the bills and changes governments have been sneaking through while we're all distracted by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Morrison moves to extend China travel ban

Good morning, early birds. The government is expected to extend its China travel ban from three to four weeks, and Hannah Baxter has died in hospital overnight. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Are there really more full-time baristas than coal miners?

A popular social media post suggests that flat whites are a bigger jobs producer than coal. But does it stack up?

Thrown under the Cbus

Good morning, early birds. Cbus Super has invested $128 million across 23 coal companies despite pushing the tagline "invest in a better future", and Queensland is staring down a tropical cyclone. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Mining companies try to handle the heat from Australia’s bushfires

Splashing cash around mightn't be enough to shift public perception after a summer of devastating bushfires.

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How fossil fuel donations dominated the 2019 election

Record levels of fossil fuel donations were pumped into our political system last year. Advocates for climate action were totally outgunned.

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