Insurers worldwide are walking away from fossil fuels. Very simply put, no insurance, no mine.
The journalists arrested reporting near the Adani mine have had extraordinary bail conditions slapped on them, conditions that have shocked law experts and union representatives alike.
Crackdowns on journalism, offshore detention, discrimination enshrined in law. The world is starting to recognise Australia’s awfulness, and I believe it is time that we do too.
Australia has long billed itself as a nation where we speak truth to power. However, the only truth is that the powerful are abusing the positions we’ve given them.
Well, it’s been a week punctuated by gunshot, a local voyeur peeking at Jupiter and ‘freedom gas’, whatever that happens to be.
Those supporting the Adani mine have pointed at the jobs it will create. However, the exact figure depends on who you ask.
It’s David versus Goliath in the fight for the Adani mine, with those against calling for a massive rethink in native land title.
The Adani issue has been discussed from so many angles, we tend to lose sight of the bigger picture, and indeed what we can do about it.