Fossil fuels

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Gas consortium seeks approval to drill 7,700 wells in Queensland, including near national parks
Australia Pacific LNG wants environmental approval to drill across nearly half a million hectares of central and south-west Queensland

Ben Smee

09, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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A ‘win’ for fossil fuels: green groups critical as former Origin Energy boss named chief of climate body
The appointment of Grant King as chairman of the Climate Change Authority has been called ‘disappointing but unsurprising’

Lisa Cox

09, Apr, 2021 @2:44 AM

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Malcolm Turnbull accuses John Barilaro of ‘gaslighting’ with claim air quality data is manipulated
Former PM says NSW deputy premier and One Nation’s Mark Latham are treating the people of the Hunter Valley with ‘complete contempt’

Royce Kurmelovs and Adam Morton

08, Apr, 2021 @8:38 AM

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Banks pledge to fight climate crisis – but their boards have deep links with fossil fuels
Analysis finds 77% of directors on boards of seven US banks have ties to ‘climate-conflicted’ groups

Emily Holden for Floodlight and Emily Atkin for Heated

07, Apr, 2021 @4:01 AM

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Turnbull blames 'rightwing media' for dumping from NSW climate change board
Former PM claims NSW Coalition government was influenced by News Corp when it reversed his appointment to new Net Zero Emissions and Clean Economy board

Adam Morton Environment editor

06, Apr, 2021 @7:04 AM

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US fossil-fuel companies took billions in tax breaks – and then laid off thousands
Figures show 77 companies received $8.2bn under tax changes related to Covid relief and yet almost every one let workers go

Oliver Milman

02, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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John Barilaro attacks Turnbull over 'war on Coalition' and says NSW 'firmly committed' to coal
NSW deputy premier says ‘there will be no moratorium on coal in the Upper Hunter or anywhere else in the state’

Adam Morton Environment editor

31, Mar, 2021 @8:57 AM

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Urgent policies needed to steer countries to net zero, says IEA chief
Economies are gearing up for return to fossil fuel use instead of forging green recovery, warns Fatih Birol

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

31, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Malcolm Turnbull backs moratorium on new coalmines in NSW
Former PM says Upper Hunter Valley mines are devastating the landscape and shortening life expectancy, and jobs focus should be on clean energy, tourism and wine

Adam Morton Environment editor

31, Mar, 2021 @1:25 AM

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'It's hard, we're neighbours': the coalmine polluting friendships on Poland's borders
Czechs and Germans who live in the shadow of the vast Turów mine claim it is an environmental menace. Some in Poland want to weaponise its defence

Pawel Wiejski

29, Mar, 2021 @3:45 PM

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The University of Michigan divesting from fossil fuels shows that change is here | Bill McKibben
Relentless student pressure and the cold facts of the bottom line forced an institution with close ties to the car industry to reverse course in just six years

Bill McKibben

27, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Diversify or risk unrest, oil producers warned in report
As world shifts to green energy, Iraq and Nigeria among those vulnerable to ‘wave of instability’

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

26, Mar, 2021 @5:30 AM

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