13 October 16

Coal inquiry reveals gap in energy planning

A Senate committee will examine how best to close coal power stations to meet Australia’s climate change targets.

07 October 16

Energy security must mean going clean and preparing for more extreme weather

Energy ministers commission review into the stability of Australia’s energy market.

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05 October 16

South Australian blackout highlights need for a national energy transition plan

Energy market operator's preliminary report confirms SA blackout was caused by extreme weather.

29 September 16

Australia unprepared for increase in extreme weather events

Coal is fuelling climate change, but some people want to blame renewables for SA power outage.

19 September 16

ACF appeals Federal Court decision on Adani’s Carmichael coal mine

The Australian Conservation Foundation has lodged an appeal to the Federal Court’s decision which found the approval of Adani’s Carmichael coal mine to be lawful.

13 September 16

Attacks on renewable energy must stop

The federal government and opposition have agreed to slash funding for ARENA.

12 September 16

Weak conditions of approval for the Carmichael coal mine give Adani a ‘licence to kill’

New report shows no penalty for Adani if massive coal mine does more environmental damage than expected.

09 September 16

Six years left until Australia reaches its climate pollution limit

European think tank says moves to increase export capacity, commission new coal mines and drill more gas wells are irreconcilable with Australia’s commitments as a signatory to the Paris Agreement.