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.

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

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