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Cumbria coalmine is owned by private equity firm with Caymans base
West Cumbria Mining, which set up Whitehaven office during push for new mine, owned by EMR Capital

Sandra Laville Environment correspondent

08, Dec, 2022 @4:20 PM

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Have no doubt: opening a coalmine in Cumbria is a climate crime against humanity | Caroline Lucas
Locals desperate for lower bills, jobs and economic revival have been seduced by this plan, but they – and we – will suffer, says Green Party MP Caroline Lucas

Caroline Lucas

07, Dec, 2022 @6:59 PM

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What is the Cumbrian coalmine and why does it matter?
Some argue it’s a low-carbon alternative to importing coal, but others say Woodhouse Colliery would damage UK’s climate reputation

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

07, Dec, 2022 @6:20 PM

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New Cumbrian coalmine would prove UK hypocrisy, say experts around world
Activists and experts say green light for coal would show UK’s ‘posturing, double standards and broken promises’

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

06, Dec, 2022 @6:36 PM

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Queensland royalty rises for coal now expected to provide $3bn windfall
Treasury had initially predicted the new system would increase revenue by $765m this financial year

Ben Smee

06, Dec, 2022 @1:59 PM

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Jim Ford obituary
Other lives: Coal miner in Shropshire who supported his colleagues through the strike of 1984-85

Rob Ford

02, Dec, 2022 @3:42 PM

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Queensland faces ‘significant’ wellbeing decline if it doesn’t quickly transition to renewables, report says
Deloitte warns that the biggest risk to jobs in the state is a carbon-fuelled economy

Joe Hinchliffe

26, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Clive Palmer’s Queensland coalmine will harm future generations, court finds in landmark climate ruling
First Nations challenge over Galilee mine approval succeeds in land court, but final decision rests with state government

Joe Hinchliffe and Ben Smee

25, Nov, 2022 @2:05 AM

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Labor commits to new Indigenous heritage protections but response to Juukan Gorge report angers traditional owners
Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura traditional owners say government should have consulted them about response to Rio Tinto’s destruction of sacred site

Lorena Allam

24, Nov, 2022 @1:23 AM

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Canada rejects Arctic mine expansion project after years of fierce protest
Community members and campaigners have hailed the move as a win for vulnerable marine ecosystem and wildlife

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

17, Nov, 2022 @8:19 PM

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Mining industry threatens to unleash ad campaign against Labor unless it rules out windfall profits tax
Minerals Council opens new front between resources sector and Albanese government who are already at war over IR changes

Paul Karp

17, Nov, 2022 @2:12 AM

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Gina Rinehart pictured at Donald Trump’s campaign launch in Instagram photobomb
Eric Trump posts photo to Instagram with Australian mining billionaire in background

Nino Bucci

17, Nov, 2022 @12:41 AM

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