Queensland Environment Minister ‘shed tears’ over Adani approval process

A new video shows Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch telling a room full of people she has shed tears over the approval of Adani's Carmichael coal mine, while also saying current environmental legislation is flawed.

Adani has the green light. Will it put its money where its mouth is?

The most divisive project in recent Australian history can finally break ground. But sceptics still struggle to see how Adani will turn a profit from a remote thermal coal mine in the era of the Paris climate agreement.

Adani gets final environmental approval for Carmichael mine

After nearly nine years in the planning, fierce protests and endless political debate, mining giant Adani is granted its final environmental approval and can now begin work on its Carmichael mine.

Clean energy debate gets dirty as Daintree community split over Australia-first renewable power microgrid

In the close-knit communities nestled amongst World Heritage-listed rainforest, the debate over clean energy gets dirty with stories of propaganda campaigns circling. Surprisingly, it's the environmentalists who are trying to stop the solar-to-hydrogen microgrid.

Will Adani be the ‘ice-breaker’ for six more proposed Galilee mines?

Mining lobbyists and environmentalists say a go-ahead for Adani tomorrow would be monumental for the Galilee Basin, possibly paving the way for six other mines in the region but analysts say some projects may not be viable.

Adani endangered bird plan approved by Queensland Government

Adani needs just one more environmental approval before it can start building one of the country's biggest coal mines after the Queensland Government approves a crucial plan to protect an endangered bird.

‘Unknown unknowns’: Coal seam gas ban around one of Queensland’s worst water contaminations

The risk of spreading toxic groundwater from one of Queensland's worst environmental contaminations prompts a ban on coal seam gas drilling in an area where companies are already extracting gas.

Adani’s final environmental hurdles to be finalised within weeks

After more than eight years of planning, Adani could begin breaking ground at its Carmichael mine site within weeks, after the Premier sets a deadline for its last two environmental approvals.