Ten dodgy fossil fuel deals hurting the banks

Published: 9 August 2016 Jump to: #1 Wiggins Island (WICET) #2 Peabody Energy #3 Adani Abbot Point #4 Whitehaven Coal #5 Newcastle Coal Port #6 Dalrymple Bay Coal Port #7 Origin – APLNG #8 Santos – GLNG #9 Aurizon #10 Dodgy deal in the pipeline? And one that’s already gone … Read More

Banks fail 2ºC climate test, pour $5.6b into fossil fuels

3 August 2016 Australia’s big four banks have made a mockery of their ‘two degree’ commitments, pouring $5.6 billion into the fossil fuel sector since the December 2015 Paris climate change agreement. Our latest research shows the banks’ have failed to come anywhere close to meeting their commitments to help hold global … Read More

NAB chalks first stranded coal power plant

9 July 2016 The Callide C coal-fired power station in Central Queensland has gone into receivership after failing to make a $50 million payment on its debt which expired last month. Several news sources, including the Australian Financial Review, are reporting the development but what has so far gone unnoticed … Read More

Making your finances fossil free

On 29 May and 3 June 2014, Market Forces, in conjunction with 350.org and the Australia Institute, ran forums in Sydney and Melbourne to release a new report examining how individuals can make their personal finances fossil free. A summary of the report’s main findings can be found on the … Read More