Podcast - Australia's continued love affair with coal by Full Story

10/13/2021

Overview

As the world begins to move away from coal, with more countries vowing to be coal-free by 2030, Australia stands in stark contrast. The federal environment minister Sussan Ley recently approved four new coal projects in one month. This is despite a recent federal court ruling that the minister has a duty to protect children from the climate crisis. Laura Murphy-Oates speaks to barrister Chris McGrath and environment reporter Lisa Cox about how and why these coal projects were approved - and the future of Australia's relationship with coal

Thanks to the Guardian Australia's Full Story Podcast