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How to transition from coal: 4 lessons for Australia from around the world

How to transition from coal: 4 lessons for Australia from around the world Chris Briggs, University of Technology Sydney; Elsa Dominish, University of Technology Sydney, and Franziska Mey, University of Technology Sydney With 12 coal power...

Dirty Power: Big Coal’s dirty network of influence over both sides of Australian Government

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...

Compare the pair: key policy offerings from Labor and the Coalition in the 2019 federal budget

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...

What is and isn’t a ‘sovereign risk’

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...

Dirty Coal Peddlers

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...

Adani will decimate Australia’s Great Artesian Basin

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...

The Coalition says the silliest things about economic management

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...

How a power station sold for peanuts became a $730 million asset

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...

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