Fossil fuels

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The Guardian view on Australia’s election: Labor needs to go bigger on climate | Editorial
Editorial: Labor won by offering modest environmental policies. It will have to go further in office to deal with the climate emergency

Editorial

27, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Shell says windfall tax threatens North Sea oil and gas investment
Firm says Sunak’s levy creates uncertainty and asks for tax relief that covers investment in renewables

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

27, May, 2022 @2:23 PM

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Pastoralist company to join forces with Beetaloo Basin traditional owners to resist gas exploration
Rallen has steadfastly opposes fracking on its land amid fossil fuel firm’s ‘unprecedented’ legal action to force access

Christopher Knaus

27, May, 2022 @2:35 AM

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‘Highly implausible’ that new Galilee Basin coalmines would be profitable, study finds
Report says Adani’s Carmichael mine in central Queensland seems ‘rather a political decision, not an economically driven one’

Adam Morton Climate and environment editor

26, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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People in US and UK face huge financial hit if fossil fuels lose value, study shows
Strong climate action could wipe $756bn from individuals’ pension funds and other investments in rich countries

Damian Carrington Environment editor

26, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Sunak’s windfall tax is a ‘sticking plaster’, say climate campaigners
Tax on oil and gas companies described as ‘missed opportunity’ to tackle climate and cost of living crises

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

26, May, 2022 @2:07 PM

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Indigenous activists among Goldman environmental prize winners
Recipients from around world demonstrate power of unified community action in battle to save the planet

Nina Lakhani in New York

25, May, 2022 @7:30 AM

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‘Go after the money’: Goldman environmental prize winner honoured for urging banks to divest from coal
Julien Vincent’s Market Forces organisation started with a spare laptop and a spare bedroom before raising the ire of the former Coalition government

Graham Readfearn

25, May, 2022 @7:30 AM

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How two Goldman prize winners won landmark rulings in Dutch courts
Marjan Minnesma’s legal fight forced the Dutch government to cut emissions and sparked other climate lawsuits

Nina Lakhani in New York

25, May, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Exxon must go to trial over alleged climate crimes, court rules
The ruling, and another crucial court decision this week, will force the company to face charges it lied about global heating

Chris McGreal

24, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Australia can swiftly end the climate wars and become a renewable superpower. Here’s how | Nicky Ison
We can replace coal power with renewables and storage, electrify everything, create a renewable export industry and grow clean energy supply chains

Nicky Ison

24, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Three arrested at Shell AGM as protesters chant ‘We will stop you’
Environmental activists accuse firm’s board of spending more on green ads than green technology

Alex Lawson and Damien Gayle

24, May, 2022 @2:40 PM

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