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Galilee Basin

Community vs. Coal: Australia's Galilee Basin Battle

Charlie Wood | Posted 08.13.2015 | Green
Charlie Wood

In the Galilee Basin lies enough coal that, if burned, would tip the climate into the red zone, trash the Reef, destroy traditional cultures and condemn us all to a miserable future. Australia's Federal Government was ready give it the green light. Approvals were rushing in.

This Is Australia's "Keystone Moment"

Matthew J. Kiernan | Posted 03.18.2015 | Green
Matthew J. Kiernan

Australia's big four banks are between a rock and a hard place. If they finance Galilee projects they are likely to face significant pressure from consumers. But they are also facing political pressure to provide finance.

Holiday Season Brings Big Developments for International Coal Financing

Justin Guay | Posted 02.01.2015 | Green
Justin Guay

While Japan and Ex-Im are considering pouring even more money into a coal industry that's on its last legs, all the signs show the smart money is going toward renewables. That's something to be thankful for.

India's Coal Imports Face a Bleak Future

Chaitanya Kumar | Posted 07.07.2014 | Green
Chaitanya Kumar

The US Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), an independent analyses and research institute on energy and environment has come out with a bleak future outlook for India's coal imports, primarily from Australia.

Australian Coal Is Not the Poverty-fighting Saviour for India

Chaitanya Kumar | Posted 10.13.2013 | World
Chaitanya Kumar

We are not fighting the reality that India needs energy to bring millions of our people out of poverty, but we are fighting the myth that coal is the solution.