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Ember Report

June 08, 2022

Tackling Australia’s Coal Mine Methane ProblemAn in-depth briefing on the scale of methane emissions from Australia’s coal mines and potential actions to reduce leaks and mitigate their impact on the climate. Click to download report

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'F for Fail': Legal analysis of the implementation of NT Fracking Inquiry recommendations

February 22, 2022

New forensic legal analysis has revealed stark failings in the NT Government’s implementation of Justice Pepper’s recommendations from the NT Fracking Inquiry. Chief Minister Gunner has repeatedly promised to implement all recommendations in full – including in the lead-up to the last election. However,...

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Emissions from potential gas development, Queensland Lake Eyre Basin

February 06, 2022

Ian Lowe AO FTSE is an emeritus professor in the School of Environment and Science at Griffith University.SummaryThis report calculates the likely carbon emissions of two gas development scenarios in Queensland’s Lake Eyre Basin.DOWNLOAD THE REPORT

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REPUTEX Analysis of Beetaloo Gas Basin Emissions

October 10, 2021

RepuTex has been engaged by Lock the Gate to evaluate the scale andimplications of potential greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and carbon costsfrom the proposed development of the Beetaloo and McArthur shale gasbasins in the Northern Territory (NT).DOWNLOAD THE REPORT  

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No need for Narrabri gas

September 30, 2021

Narrabri gasfield proposes to drill 850 wells in North West NSW, but now there’s a roadmap to make it redundant. The Northmore Gordon report, published by the Climate Council, provides a decarbonisation roadmap for New South Wales which, if adopted, would mean there would...

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WHITEHAVEN COAL SHAME FILE

September 13, 2021

Whitehaven coal and its many subsidiary companies are repeat offenders who repeatedly break the law without concern for the impacts on water resources, the environment or affected communities. In the last 10 years Whitehaven has been found guilty or investigated for breaches of the...

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Salt in the wound: An assessment of the scale of the NSW Government’s planned expansion of Santos’ Narrabri coal seam gas field

August 31, 2021

New analysis has revealed a staggering one-third of the land covered by “zombie” petroleum licences being brought back from the dead by the NSW Berejiklian Government is home to the best farming soils in the state. About 400,000 hectares of what’s known as biophysical strategic agricultural...

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Origin Energy - Time to leave its origins behind - ITK report

August 02, 2021

ORG will never be, and can never be, a preferred hydrocarbon company - so, shareholders would be better served if it sold its gas interests. In this note we argue that the window for ORG to get set for a decent medium-term future is...

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Emissions from recently approved fossil fuel projects in New South Wales

July 31, 2021

A new expert analysis reveals operational emissions produced from the eight major fossil fuel projects approved by the Independent Planning Commission (IPC) since the authority was created will total nearly 90 million tonnes. This is the same amount the NSW Government's Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap...

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Western Coalfields Strategic Release Mapping and Analysis

June 25, 2021

A new analysis of the region earmarked for release to coal mining in Central West NSW has revealed what could be lost if Berejiklian Government plans are successful. Public consultation is now underway into the proposed release of land known as Hawkins and Rumker...

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