Mining firm Adani is urging the Federal Court to throw out a legal challenge to its Queensland coal mine by five traditional owners, telling the court they have no money to pay costs if the court decision goes against them.
A NSW Government department has raised grave fears about plans for a new coal mine south of Sydney, predicting groundwater impacts that are unparalleled in the state.
Climate change denial prevents effective action on emissions, and leads to other lies and evasions by our leaders who support big coal and other polluters. Our government hit a new low point this week, by admonishing those who care, writes David Shearman.
It's not the mega-mine promised, or feared — but, if we can believe Adani's assurances, it's nonetheless a game changer that will open a vast new coal-mining region, writes Stephen Long.
Electricity prices have been at the centre of the "climate wars" over the past decade, but we're really only just getting to the sharp end of the energy transition where workers lose jobs, write Franziska Mey and Chris Briggs.
The 200-metre high chimney at the former Port Augusta power station, which towered over the local landscape for more than 30 years, is reduced to rubble.
Graeme Edwards died after being seriously burnt in an explosion at the Yallourn power station. He is being remembered as "kind hearted", popular and meticulous at his job.
Renewable energy has surpassed fossil fuels worldwide as the main source of new electricity generation, while demand for coal is likely to slump if nations meet their emissions reduction targets, according to the International Energy Agency.
Hundreds of people, including dozens of protestors, turn out to a meeting in Mudgee to have their say on the Kepco mine, which is expected to generate more than 6.5 million tonnes of coal per year.
Major Korean lenders join banks in Australia, China and the UK in refusing to fund Adani's contentious Carmichael coal project, just months after the miner was reportedly in talks with Seoul companies.