Insurers worldwide are walking away from fossil fuels. Very simply put, no insurance, no mine.
Given the opportunity to make a meaningful statement about the climate, the BHP board have jumped into bed with the wrong people.
Barnaby Joyce’s recent performance on Insiders proved one thing. The government continues to state that renewables are an option, while their actions say otherwise. If they pray at the altar of coal, sing it loud.
The cold facts of May, a pouring wave of misrepresented disrespect and the hope of all bald men differentiate this week from all the others.
Rich Jackson takes a week off from the weekly long reads, so just a quick…but long…read from PB and narrative.ly about a coal-fuelled fiery ghost town in Pennsylvania.
Chris Wright finds that climate change “research” in the latest Intergenerational Report is yet another example of the Abbott government’s short-sighted and reactionary response to the environment.
MP Alex Greenwich clearly states his opposition to CSG mining, citing contamination of Sydney’s drinking water and irreparable damage to surrounding ecosystems as only part of the problem…
Michael Burrill wonders what, if anything, will be achieved at the Brisbane G20 meeting when it comes to the key issues of tax avoidance and climate change.
Coalitions and coal top Michael Burrill’s Current Affairs Wrap, which also covers Abbott’s “shirtfronting,” Anbar, Gaza and figures showing one in seven Australians living in poverty.