Australia approved coalmine because it isn’t a ‘neo-colonialist’ power, Greg Hunt claims

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(Greg Hunt) Environment minister defends approval of Indian company Adani’s $16bn Carmichael mine, saying ‘poorest should be able to make their own decisions’ The Australian government approved Adani’s controversial $16bn Carmichael coalmine in Queensland because it was not a “neo-colonialist”power … Continue reading

There’s no precedent for stopping the Carmichael Coal Mine – but we should

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(The Carmichael Coal Mine must be stopped – gbr Editor) In light of the Paris Agreement, Queensland University Law Lecturer Justine Bell discusses our legal power – and moral obligation – to stop the Carmichael coal mine.  IN THE WAKE of the Paris Agreement, … Continue reading

Tim Flannery and Third Way climate change solutions

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Tim Flannery Interview Seaweed and ice: a scientist’s weapons against climate change A global deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions or geoengineering initiatives to cool the planet: these two options tend to dominate current thinking about climate change. But Australian palaeontologist … Continue reading

Crown of Thorns Starfish Plague Could be Countered by Robots

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Crown of Thorns Starfish Plague If the Federal and Queensland Governments were serious about protecting the Great Barrier Reef, not only would they be tangibly removing threats such as climate change, mining developments and agricultural run off, but they also … Continue reading

Adani boss ‘failed to disclose environmental breaches’

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Adani non disclosure THE chief executive of one of Australia’s biggest mining projects failed to tell the Federal Government about his links to a pollution disaster in Africa. An ABC investigation has revealed Adani’s Jeyakumar Janakaraj was asked to disclose … Continue reading