Lisa Cox

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19 07 2022 | 12:12

Coalition allowed emissions from Queensland coalmine to more than double without penalty

Mining giant Anglo American was allowed to more than double what it can emit without penalty from one of its Queensland mines under the former Coalition government’s safeguard mechanism. The case…

30 04 2022 | 08:37

Replacing NSW coal plant with renewables would create thousands more jobs than gas, report says

Replacing Australia’s largest coal-fired power station with renewable energy would create tens of thousands more construction jobs than replacing it with gas, a new analysis has found. The Eraring…

02 03 2022 | 06:30

Gang-gang cockatoo to become threatened species after large drop in bird numbers

Cockatoo populations reduced after 2019-20 bushfires with decline expected to continue as climate crisis causes increased heatwaves The gang-gang cockatoo, the animal emblem of the Australian…

21 02 2022 | 08:24

‘A train wreck’: what happens to workers and towns when the lights go out on coal power?

Eraring, the country’s largest coal-fired power station, will shut in three years, but transition plans for employees, communities – and the grid – are lacking When Jacqui Coleman heard that…

26 12 2021 | 11:51

NSW approves Morrison government’s $600m Kurri Kurri gas-fired power plant

Critics say ‘polluting’ plant in the Hunter region – which will only operate 2% of the year – makes little commercial sense The NSW government has approved the construction of a $600m gas-fired…

28 11 2021 | 07:24

Australia faces wave of native extinctions without urgent action on invasive species, CSIRO reports

Research shows introduced pest plants and animals are costing the country $25bn a year Australia could face a wave of plant and animal extinctions by 2050 unless it takes urgent action to address…

04 05 2021 | 11:16

NSW planning body gives green light to Hunter Valley coalmine expansion.

In the lead-up to a byelection, residents express outrage about decision, saying, ‘It’s not an expansion, it’s a whole new pit’. A coalmine in the Upper Hunter Valley has been given approval to…

28 02 2020 | 06:54

'Unprecedented' globally: more than 20% of Australia's forests burnt in bushfires.

Researchers’ figure contrasts starkly with proportion of forest burned over such a period on any other continent More than 20% of Australia’s forests burned during the summer’s bushfire catastrophe…

21 09 2019 | 10:45

Massive Bylong valley coalmine in NSW blocked on environmental grounds.

Independent planning commission refuses South Korean company Kepco’s $290m proposal. The New South Wales Independent Planning Commission has rejected the development of a coalmine near Mudgee…