ASIC investigation requested into New Hope statements

New Acland coal mine - Credit - Lock the Gate Alliance

21 July 2021 Australian coal company New Hope has a track-record of dodging questions about the material financial risks to its business from climate change. That’s why this week EDO Australia, on behalf of Market Forces, wrote to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) requesting an investigation into potentially … Read More

Adani Ports attempts to save brand by dumping Bowen Rail Company

2 July 2021 Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (Adani Ports) has announced in its latest Annual Report (page 131) that after setting up the haulage operation for the controversial Carmichael coal project under the Bowen Rail Company (BRC), it is transferring the ownership of BRC to another Adani subsidiary, … Read More

Adani gets a lump of coal, loses three investors

25 June 2021 Adani Group celebrates its undermining of the Paris Agreement on climate change, while three more investors reject its destructive activities. The hypocrisy of the Adani Group was on full display this week, and nowhere was it more stark than big boss Gautam Adani’s Twitter feed. Directly above … Read More

Coal affair sinks Mark Vaile’s uni application

23 June 2021 Thanks to an enormous backlash from students, staff, alumni, donors and the NTEU, former Deputy Prime Minister and chairman of Whitehaven Coal Mark Vaile decided to walk away from his appointment as the next chancellor of Newcastle University [1]. Vaile’s decision underscores that associating with the climate-wrecking … Read More