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QLD Government decision to approve Carmichael mine damages climate, biodiversity and...

Press release | 8 May, 2014 at 13:26

Sydney, 8 May 2014: The Queensland government’s approval of the Carmichael coal and rail development, set to be one of the largest single coal mines in the world, is a bankrupt decision which will cripple water resources, destroy threatened...

‘Forget the rules, let’s dredge the reef and trash the climate.’

Press release | 12 September, 2013 at 14:43

12 September 2013: In an extraordinary display of over-reach the Queensland Premier has asked Prime Minister-elect, Tony Abbott, to give the coal industry special treatment and fast-track the approvals needed for massive new coal mining projects...

China clean air plan a blow to Australian mega-mines

Press release | 12 September, 2013 at 16:43

The Chinese government's plan to improve air quality in the Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong regions will significantly slow China’s coal consumption growth and deflate coal prices globally even further.

GVK distances itself from Australian coal project and refuses to address financial risks

Press release | 13 August, 2013 at 14:37

Hyderabad, August 12, 2013: GVK Power & Infrastructure (GVKPIL) board chair, Dr. GVK Reddy, refused to answer questions about the company’s Australian coal proposals when asked by Greenpeace ccampaigners on the floor of today's Annual General...

Cooking the climate: Wrecking the reef

Report | 18 September, 2012 at 11:07

The global impact of coal exports from Australia’s Galilee Basin.

As the Arctic melts Australia’s Galilee Basin remains a ticking carbon time-bombAs...

Press release | 20 September, 2012 at 8:51

Sydney/London/India 19 September, 2012: Mining industry numbers reveal that by allowing coal mining in the untapped Galilee Basin in Queensland, Australia could create more carbon pollution than the entire United Kingdom or Canada.

Mega mine approval an environmental catastrophe

Press release | 23 August, 2012 at 15:25

23 August 2012: Greenpeace today slammed the approval by Minister Tony Burke of Gina Rinehart’s controversial Alpha Coal Project. If built, it would be as big as any coal mine operating in Australia, and would be the first of the proposed mega...

Greenpeace calls on Premier Newman to dump Seeney over Rinehart mine debacle

Press release | 1 June, 2012 at 16:59

1st June 2012: Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney is likely to be forced into an embarrassing back down this afternoon after revelations of ineptitude and political interference in the environmental assessment of Gina Rinehart’s Alpha coal project in the...

Greenpeace welcomes delay on major new QLD coal mine

Press release | 8 August, 2013 at 11:41

Greenpeace today welcomed the decision by federal Environment Minister Mark Butler to postpone for almost 3 months a decision on the massive new Kevin’s Corner coal mine proposed for central Queensland.

Investors in Australian mega coal mine proposal warned of risks

Press release | 8 June, 2012 at 14:36

This morning financial analysts across India woke up to find a huge full-page ad aimed squarely at them, warning "don't sink your profits on the Great Barrier Reef." The Asian Financial Times carried a full page investor alert advertisement on...

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