In response to a report on the costs and health effects of coal mining in the Hunter Valley, NSW Premier Mike Baird has joined the chorus of mining industry shills to wax lyrical about the bounty and wonder of dirty
Five years ago my community had a public meeting and resolved to fight Rio Tinto’s proposed Warkworth coal mine expansion in the Hunter Valley. Why? Because it would wipe out our home – the village of Bulga.
Since then we
“China aims to reduce coal use by over 80 million tonnes by 2017, according to an internal “clean plan” jointly authored by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the Ministry of Finance.
According to a Beijing News report,