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Published: 18 September 2019 4:36pm
NSW's Independent Planning Commission today refused consent for a coal mine and rejected claims by the industry and environment department that NSW's climate policy was an irrelevant consideration.
Published: 06 August 2019 4:14pm
Two mining companies that argue they shouldn't have to offset greenhouse gas emissions could be ordered to only export coal from their mine to Paris Agreement signatories.
Published: 09 May 2019 1:22pm
A company that earlier this year had a proposal for an open-cut coal mine refused partly on climate change grounds has decided not to appeal the decision.
Published: 26 March 2019 1:40pm
In the first climate change judgment since the landmark 'Rocky Hill' test case, a court has warned against treating a policy provision on greenhouse gas emissions as "a magical incantation".
Published: 13 March 2019 3:15pm
An activist who tied himself to a coal loader today had his conviction for damaging property quashed by the High Court.
Published: 14 February 2019 2:25pm
Highlights include court rulings in two states, NSW manuals on biodiversity assessment and floodplain risk, and new waste strategies in two states. Job listings include positions with the Clean Energy Regulator.
Published: 13 February 2019 10:03am
If Friday's Gloucester mine ruling stands, companies seeking project approvals will have to do a lot more to explain their carbon emissions abatement strategies, say leading law firms.
Published: 08 February 2019 12:53pm
NSW Environment Court Chief Judge Brian Preston today refused consent for a mine, saying the greenhouse gas emissions from extracting and burning its coal are unacceptable.
Published: 18 January 2019 11:59am
A Federal Court judge says a case brought by a super fund member who claims his fund didn't properly disclose climate change risks raises important public issues.
Published: 25 July 2018 11:34am
Represented by a former senior judge, a super fund member is alleging his fund is in breach of the
due to poor climate disclosure practices.