Crikey looks at the many hurdles Adani still has to clear in order to get its mine up and running.
National Party Deputy Leader Bridget McKenzie says there are here 54,000 people employed in the thermal coal mining industry. Is she right?
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.
There's a lot of bad news out there about coal. Let's re-examine the facts.
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.