Pope Francis says that carbon pricing is "essential" to stem global warming — his clearest statement yet in support of penalising polluters — and appeals to climate change deniers to listen to science.
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.
New drone footage and high-resolution satellite imagery allegedly shows evidence of illegal work being done at Adani's controversial Carmichael coal mine project, according to environmental group Coast and Country. Adani denies the allegation.
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.