Fossil Fuels

  • The BP Deepwater Disaster: One Month On

    26 May 2010

    Greenpeace oil specialist and marine biologist Paul Horsman recently visited the Mississippi Delta to see first-hand the oil that is beginning to wash onto the shores of this delicate coastal ecosystem.

  • Can't Take A Leak But A Coal Transfer Is OK

    14 May 2010

    On Tuesday morning, stricken Chinese coal bulker, Shen Neng 1, arrived in the pristine wateres of Hervey Bay. The ship anchored in the great sandy marine park, a whale sanctuary on the edge of world heritage listed Fraser Island.

  • NSW Gov't Rejects Bickham Coal Mine

    14 May 2010

    In what appears to be the first ever rejection of a new coal mine by the NSW Government, Premier Kristina Keneally has today rejected the proposed Bickham coal mine in the Upper Hunter Valley.

  • Controversial Anvil Hill mine sold to Xstrata

    18 September 2007

    Yesterday's announcement that Centennial Coal, Australia's largest independent coal company, has failed in its plan to develop one of the richest coal seams in NSW, is a huge victory for people concerned about climate change as well as concerned locals in the Hunter Valley.