Siemens, tut das Richtige und sagt nein zu Adani!

Adani versucht Siemens dafür zu gewinnen, die Signaltechnik für die Bahnstrecke an der Carmichael Kohlenmine zu liefern – das ist ein Projekt, dass das Galilee Kohlebecken zu Zwecken des Bergbaus öffnen und hunderte Millionen Tonnen Co2 in die Atmosphäre ausstoßen würde. Die Adani Carmichael Kohlenmine ist das  umstrittenste Projekt in … Read More

Soul Patts shuts down AGM rather than answer questions on coal

Coal feeder

6 December 2019 Washington H Soul Pattinson went to extraordinary lengths to avoid questions on coal and climate change at its annual general meeting today, pushing all questions to the end of the meeting before shutting the entire AGM down after just a few questions. It’s no surprise that climate … Read More

Siemens, do the right thing and say no to Adani!

Adani is trying to get Siemens to provide signalling for the rail line to its Carmichael mine – a coal project that would open up the Galilee thermal coal basin to mining and add hundreds of millions of tonnes of CO2 to the atmosphere.  The Adani Carmichael coal mine is … Read More

Oil and gas still a major focus for Karoon Energy

An offshore oil rig

Karoon Energy has been given plenty of opportunities to provide a credible and evidence-based climate risk management plan, but continues to shirk this responsibility to its shareholders. At Karoon’s 2018 AGM, CEO Robert Hosking claimed “We are at heart environmentalists”. But when asked by shareholders to provide a clear scenario … Read More

Climate denial alive and well at Armour Energy

27 November 2019 Shareholders of Armour Energy were stunned during the company’s annual general meeting in Brisbane yesterday by Chairman Nicholas Mather’s outrageous claim that human beings are not the cause of climate change. In response to a question from a shareholder concerned about the risks climate change poses to … Read More

Super funds let Beach Energy off the hook on climate change

26 November 2019 Another week, another Australian fossil fuel company belies super funds’ climate engagement claims. Earlier this year, Market Forces named oil and gas producer Beach Energy as one of the 21 big Australian companies undermining climate action. With plans to spend around $750 million each year to massively … Read More

Horizon Oil’s expansion undermines Paris climate goals

Horizon Oil's offshore operations in NZ

22 November 2019 Horizon Oil’s cursory approach to climate risk disregards the reality that the Paris Agreement leaves no room for oil expansion. According to its Sustainability Report, Horizon Oil is working towards full implementation of the G20 Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) recommendations. However, Horizon’s disclosures to … Read More

Bluescope Steel must step up low-carbon ambition

21 November 2019 Bluescope Steel shareholders today called on the company to set new Paris-aligned emission reduction targets to drive low-carbon transition. As one of the top 20 greenhouse gas emitters in Australia, Bluescope Steel is highly exposed to the policy, market and technology shifts required to meet Paris Agreement’s … Read More