CommBank – Last bank standing on Adani?
UPDATE – 11 August 2017: Commonwealth Bank have ruled out financing the Adani Carmichael coal mine! Original post: 3 May 2017 Following the great news that Westpac won’t fund the Adani Carmichael coal mine, attention has now turned to Commonwealth Bank, with the question being asked: will CommBank be the … Read More
Media Release: Westpac’s coal exclusion means no funding to Adani coal mine
Brisbane, 28 April 2017 Environmental finance campaigning organisation Market Forces has welcomed the climate change policy update released by Westpac today, which makes the bank the latest to rule out funding Adani’s Carmichael coal mine. The policy tightens the criteria for Westpac’s funding of new thermal coal mines, meaning the bank will … Read More
Media Release: Palaszczuk’s broken promise on QIC Adani trainwreck
Palaszczuk’s broken promise on QIC Adani trainwreck Friday 31 March, 2017: Support to Adani’s rail infrastructure from QIC is in clear breach of Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s election promise not to use public money to prop up the controversial coal project, according to environmental finance group, Market Forces. “QIC, wholly owned by … Read More
Aurizon wants to unlock Galilee coal – Take action!
17 March 2017 Aurizon has applied for a $1.25 billion loan from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund (NAIF) to construct the railway link needed to open Queensland’s Galilee Basin to coal mining. And guess what? Your super fund is most likely invested in this company! Click here to take action … Read More
Human rights are great but there’s money to make!
3 November 2016 Downer EDI provides engineering and mining infrastructure services to mining companies. In 2015 it was chosen as a contractor for Adani’s proposed Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin. A coal mine that cannot go ahead if we are to give ourselves a chance of avoiding two … Read More
Aurizon fails to see writing on the wall for Adani and Australian coal
18 October 2016 The Galilee Basin has been one of the biggest flashpoints in the fight against fossil fuels in Australia. There is enough coal in the Galilee to produce a massive 705 million tonnes of carbon each year, which is more than our current domestic emissions. The exportation of coal from … Read More