ENVIRONMENT

NSW coal wish list would lead to boost in emissions: report

THE 21 coal projects on the New South Wales Mineral Council’s wish list as part of its proposed COVID-19 economic recovery plan represent greenhouse gas emissions significantly greater than the combined 2018 emissions of Germany, France and the United Kingdom, research by University of NSW professor Jeremy Moss has found.

The 21 coal mines in the plan represent greenhouse gas emissions significantly greater than the combined 2018 emissions of Germany, France and the United Kingdom.

The 21 coal mines in the plan represent greenhouse gas emissions significantly greater than the combined 2018 emissions of Germany, France and the United Kingdom.

The research note for UNSW's Climate Justice Project states that one of the projects is Whitehaven Coal's recently approved Vickery coal mine extension which, by itself, will produce about 390 million...

Start a free trial to continue reading this article

Already have an account?

Subscribe now

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the mining sector, brought to you by the Mining Monthly Intelligence team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the mining sector, brought to you by the Mining Monthly Intelligence team.

editions

Mining Magazine Intelligence Exploration Report 2024 (feat. Opaxe data)

A comprehensive review of exploration trends and technologies, highlighting the best intercepts and discoveries and the latest initial resource estimates.

editions

Mining Magazine Intelligence Future Fleets Report 2024

The report paints a picture of the equipment landscape and includes detailed profiles of mines that are employing these fleets

editions

Mining Magazine Intelligence Digitalisation Report 2023

An in-depth review of operations that use digitalisation technology to drive improvements across all areas of mining production

editions

Mining Magazine Intelligence Automation Report 2023

An in-depth review of operations using autonomous solutions in every region and sector, including analysis of the factors driving investment decisions