Energy

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Australia’s greenhouse pollution from coal higher per person than any other developed country, data shows
Despite the growth of renewable energy, Australia’s per capita coal emissions of 4.04 tonnes of CO2 a year is nearly four times the global average

Graham Readfearn

19, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Australia’s oil and gas regulator criticised after chief hands out environmental ‘excellence’ awards at industry dinner
Regulator says outgoing boss Stuart Smith had no role in selecting winners and was invited to acknowledge his work over eight years

Royce Kurmelovs

19, May, 2022 @8:44 AM

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Gas industry and Coalition reach for a get-out-of-catastrophe-free card in climate crisis Monopoly | Temperature Check
Carbon capture and storage isn’t working close to a scale that would significantly lower emissions – despite billions in taxpayers’ cash thrown at it

Graham Readfearn

19, May, 2022 @12:26 AM

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The Guardian view on the Australian federal election: say no to spin and inaction
Given the Coalition’s policy vacuum, Labor offers the best hope the country will be able to rise to the challenges ahead

Editorial

18, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘Community’ group linked to mining company New Hope presses ALP candidate on coalmine support
Group previously accused of being part of ‘astroturfing’ campaign says ‘community deserves clarity’ on position of candidate in Queensland seat of Groom

Ben Smee

17, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Industry call for Australia to ‘unlock wealth’ of new oil and gas fields at odds with IEA warning
Increasing supply is ‘absolutely part of the solution’ to decarbonising the economy, Appea chair tells conference

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

17, May, 2022 @10:16 AM

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Coal not the only burning issue in Queensland’s blue collar seat of Flynn
With the LNP MP retiring and Labor reeling from its 2019 collapse, One Nation and the United Australia party will have a big say in this central Queensland seat

Ben Smee

13, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Markets turmoil and interest rate rises: the economic challenges facing Australia after the election
Soaring energy costs, stagflation fears and calls for higher wages are just some of the bumps in the road awaiting a new or returned government

Peter Hannam

11, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘Our ancestors are in the rocks’: Australian gas project threatens ancient carvings – and emissions blowout
Custodians of petroglyphs in remote north-west say Woodside’s $12bn ‘carbon bomb’ spells disaster for culture and climate

Eleanor de Jong in Karratha and Adam Morton

11, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese clash over cost of living and integrity in messy leaders’ debate
There are heated moments in the second leaders’ debate of the federal election but Channel Nine’s audience fails to find a clear winner

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

08, May, 2022 @1:04 PM

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Anthony Albanese: five key questions for the Labor leader ahead of the 2022 election
From negotiating with independents to strengthening the relationship with Pacific neighbours, Albanese on the big issues facing Australia

Katharine Murphy Political editor

06, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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AGL reveals demerger would cost $260m as Mike Cannon-Brookes tries to block plan
Atlassian cofounder says released details prove the split would be a ‘terrible outcome’ for energy giant’s shareholders

Peter Hannam

06, May, 2022 @8:43 AM

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