Coal mining

Bulldozers shown next to a huge pile of coal at a mining site

Winning the election might be the easy part for Labor compared to weaning Australia off fossil fuel exports. But it must be done.

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Workers in the coal-fired power industry should be protected as structural change forces them into new jobs, says a report from UNSW Business School.

Hunter coal mine

A lot more work needs to be done if we are to satisfactorily reduce the greenhouse gas footprint of coal mining, write Bryce Kelly and Charlotte Iverach.