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Industrial heavyweights call for urgent action on cutting Australia’s emissions
In joint statement companies say they are ‘ready to seize opportunity’ of decarbonisation and call on others to join them

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

03, Apr, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Fossil fuel interests revealed to have sponsored more than 500 Australian community organisations
Woodside Energy, Santos and BHP among companies who have sponsorship deals with Australian arts, sport, education and community organisations

Royce Kurmelovs

26, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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BHP proposal to extend Queensland coalmine until 2116 ‘delusional’, activists say
Proposed expansion would cover about 4,000 hectares and involve clearing of habitat for the koala, greater glider and other threatened species

Lisa Cox

07, Oct, 2022 @4:11 AM

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Fossil fuels in schools: industry faces pushback in fight for hearts and minds of next generation
Business efforts to get pro-fossil fuel material into classrooms experience opposition due to role in climate change

Royce Kurmelovs

03, Oct, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Pay up: mining and gambling companies told not to expect sympathy over Queensland tax hikes
Campaigns against changes to coal royalties and betting taxes given short shrift by government and advocates

Eden Gillespie and Joe Hinchliffe

23, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Victims of Brazil’s worst environmental disaster to get day in UK courts
Court of appeal judgment allows £5bn lawsuit against mining giant BHP by more than 200,000 victims of 2015 Mariana dam disaster

Phoebe Weston

08, Jul, 2022 @1:59 PM

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BHP to close NSW’s largest coalmine in 2030 after failing to sell it
Environmentalists welcome news but urge company to stop mining at Mt Arthur when permit expires in four years

Ben Butler and Lisa Cox

16, Jun, 2022 @5:03 AM

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Victims of Brazil’s Mariana dam disaster seek compensation through UK courts
In one of the largest claims in English legal history, 200,000 people affected by the 2015 incident will have their case heard this week

Phoebe Weston

05, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘It’s about survival’: the Yorkshireman seeking justice for the Mariana dam disaster
In 2015, the country’s worst environmental disaster forced Jonathan Knowles to leave his Brazilian home. Now he and 200,000 other victims hope to win a £5bn lawsuit in an English court

Deborah Linton

11, Mar, 2022 @11:32 AM

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Scandal-hit mining companies BHP and Glencore pay record $12bn to investors
Companies benefit from soaring price of oil, gas and metals

Mark Sweney

15, Feb, 2022 @12:48 PM

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Extensive reforms needed to curb corporate power in Australian politics, human rights group says
New report from Human Rights Law Centre says fossil fuel, gambling and tobacco industries are distorting Australia’s democracy

Ben Butler

27, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Fair Work Commission rules BHP vaccine mandate unlawful due to lack of consultation
About 50 workers at the Mt Arthur coalmine had been stood down without pay over the mandate

Stephanie Convery

03, Dec, 2021 @8:31 AM

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