Students from across Australia have written to Hunter miners about an issue 'bigger than we've ever faced'
STUDENTS from across Australia have written to Hunter coal workers on the eve of a climate action strike in Newcastle today, after Wednesday's landmark rejection of the Bylong coal mine because of "intergenerational inequity".Read more
ONE of the most commonly used buzzwords within Government and the media at present is "transition".
This means many things to many people but there is no doubt that any responsible leader, whether they be from government, business or the educational sector, should be thinking about how we safeguard our societies economic future by ensuring strong and steady employment within a rapidly changing built and natural environment.
The NSW inquiry into the sustainability of energy supply and resources is an opportunity to give the people of the Hunter a seat at the table in diversifying and preparing our region for changes in energy and export markets. Make sure you grab your chance to have your say by making a submission by 15 SeptemberRead more
Market focus remains on BHP’s residual thermal coal businesses with investment banks Macquarie and JPMorgan doing work on exploring a potential exit of the business.Read more
The Taranaki 2050 Roadmap will help the region’s communities, enterprises, and residents navigate New Zealand’s shift to the low-emissions economy of the future, while ensuring the important aspects of life in Taranaki can be shared by everyone.Read more
IEEFA, 25th July 2019: The departure of private capital from coal power in the past two years risks becoming a stampede to the exitRead more
The Australian Business Review, 16th July 2019: Stronger signs are emerging that BHP is poised to exit the thermal coal market, with sources suggesting that the resources giant has hired Macquarie Capital to undertake a scoping study to determine whether to divest investments in the sector estimated to be worth more than $4 billion.
Under consideration is believed to be its Mount Arthur Coal business in NSW and the 33 per cent interest in its long-life Colombian mine Cerrejon.Read more
The Age, 14th July 2019: Hans Mohlek stood at the gates of the Prosper-Haniel coal mine in the Ruhr Valley in the west of Germany on a warm summer afternoon earlier this month, looked up and wept quietly.
The mine closed last December and Mohlek was among the last workers to leave. But what moved him so much on a recent visit with a handful of journalists was not just end of mining at Prosper-Haniel, but the end of a way of life that it represented.Read more