Much has been written recently about the financial state of Whitehaven Coal company (WHC). Even more has been written about the divestment campaign currently building across Australia. But the greatest amount of coverage has been given to the growing opposition now confronting WHC. These three facts are intimately related.
The big three energy retailers which dominate our electricity market have become 'The Dirty Three'; expanding investments in coal and gas, attacking or undermining the Renewable Energy Target, and this threatening the future of renewable energy in Australia.