If you’ve ever wondered why so many Australians oppose coal, but coal keeps coming out of the ground, then a new short film by Greenpeace’s investigative unit is probably going to help shed some light for you. But be warned,...
Compare the pair: key policy offerings from Labor and the Coalition in the 2019 federal election Andrew Donegan, The Conversation and Emil Jeyaratnam, The Conversation With the election less than a week away, here is a quick guide to the major...
What is Sovereign Risk Sovereign risk is the chance that a central bank will implement foreign exchange rules that will significantly reduce or negate the worth of its forex contracts. It also includes the risk that a foreign nation will either...

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The coal industry has infiltrated Australia's federal government through a secretive network of ties, working to influence Australia’s political decisions at the highest level: right up to the office of the Prime Minister, Scott Morrison GREENPEACE HAS UNCOVERED THE WEB...
Unpacking the flaws in Adani's water management plan Matthew Currell, RMIT University and Adrian Werner, Flinders University Adani’s groundwater dependent ecosystem management plan for its proposed Carmichael coal mine was recently approved by federal Environment Minister Melissa Price, despite a review...
Riddle me this: if “free market” politicians think that the role of governments is to get out of the way, then what do they do all day while “managing the economy”? Interest-rate policy has been delegated to the Reserve Bank of Australia...
It might rank as the deal of the century — but an appalling result for New South Wales taxpayers. In November 2015, the NSW Government offloaded Vales Point Power Station — an old, polluting coal-fired plant on the shores of...
Getting to the heart of coal seam gas protests – it's not just the technical risks The Narrabri ‘Big Picture’ event in November 2015 brought together people from across the region in opposition to coal seam gas extraction.. Selen Ercan, Author...
The Great Artesian Basin is one of the largest underground water reservoirs in the world. It underlies 22% of Australia’s land area, beneath the arid and semi-arid parts of Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and the Northern Territory. Its...
Report finds more than 95% chance of hydrological changes to Belyando River Basin from mines including Carmichael The CSIRO has found serious flaws in Adani's key water management plan to protect an ancient springs complex near its proposed Carmichael coal...

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