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MIL-Evening Report: Big week for climate action rallies and democracy – pro-coal in Australia

By   /  May 25, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Protest, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage, Strike 4 climate, Students  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Big week for climate action rallies and democracy – pro-coal in Australia

By Megan Darby of Climate Home News It has been a big week for democracy, starting with a pro-coal verdict in Australia and ending with Europeans going to the polls. Environmentalists despaired as Australian Labor lost another battle in the “climate wars”, punished in coal country for refusing to subsidise new mining infrastructure. On the […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Developer drops plans for China Stone thermal coal mine in Australia’s Galilee Basin

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  Adani, Alpha North, AM-NC, AU, Australia, BHP, Business, China Stone Coal Mine, Clive Palmer, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Galilee Basin, Galilee Basin, Queensland, AU, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, IEEFA in the news, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MacMines Austasia, Meijin Energy Group, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Queensland, Tim Buckley  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Developer drops plans for China Stone thermal coal mine in Australia’s Galilee Basin

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The Guardian: The backer of a massive coal proposal in the Galilee Basin, adjacent to Adani’s Carmichael mine site, has quietly abandoned its plans amid growing doubts about the long-term profitability of Australian thermal coal exports. The ABC reported this morning that the proponents of the $7bn […]

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MIL-OSI Translation: Vote in Australia: the Liberal-National Coalition is affirmed

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  AM-NC, CTF, DJF, English, Italian Language, KB, MIL OSI, MIL Translation OSI, MIL-Translation, Open Source Intel, The Holy See, Translation Italian to English  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Translation: Vote in Australia: the Liberal-National Coalition is affirmed

MIL OSI Translation. Region: Italy – Source: The Holy See in the Italian Headline: Vote in Australia: the Liberal-National Coalition is affirmed After three years, the center-right confirms its leadership of the country, despite the favorable Labor polls led by Bill Shorten, close to victory already in the previous 2016 elections. It is unclear whether […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Responsible Budget Management under the Coalition

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Liberal Party, Budget, CTF, DJF, English, Fiscal Updates, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Responsible Budget Management under the Coalition

Source: Australian Liberal Party The Morrison Government has maintained its commitment to responsible Budget management during this election campaign and will continue to deliver a budget surplus this coming year and every year over the forward estimates and the medium term. Additional spending on election commitments by the Coalition, beyond what was already factored into […]

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MIL-Evening Report: How to transition from coal: 4 lessons for Australia from around the world

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Features, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: How to transition from coal: 4 lessons for Australia from around the world

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Chris Briggs, Research Principal, Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney With 12 coal power stations in Australia closed since 2013, a full transition out of coal is coming. Around the world, governments and stakeholders are considering how to implement a “just transition” from coal to […]

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MIL-Evening Report: South Australia’s experience contradicts Coalition emissions scare campaign

By   /  May 14, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Features, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: South Australia’s experience contradicts Coalition emissions scare campaign

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Glyn Wittwer, Professorial Fellow at the Centre of Policy Studies and IMPACT Project, Victoria University Ahead of Saturday’s federal election the Coalition has latched onto economic modelling claiming Labor’s target of a 45% emissions reduction would cost the economy as much as A$187 billion in 2030. The […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Coalition Investing $3.6 Million to Improve Education for Indigenous Children

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Liberal Party, CTF, DJF, Education, Employment, English, KB, MIL OSI, Northern Territory, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Political Parties, Politics, Queensland, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Coalition Investing $3.6 Million to Improve Education for Indigenous Children

Source: Australian Liberal Party The Morrison Government is investing up to $3.6 million over two years to the Cathy Freeman Foundation to improve the education of Indigenous students in regional and remote communities as part of our plan to make lives better for all First Australians no matter where they live. Minister for Indigenous Affairs, […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Coalition Campaign Launch

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Cities, Australian Liberal Party, Australian State Governments, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, Defence, DJF, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Exports, Fisheries, Health, Immigration, Intelligence, Investment, Japan, KB, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, Melbourne, MIL OSI, New South Wales, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Political Parties, Politics, Queensland, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Security, South Australia, Sydney, Tasmania, Technology, Tertiary, Trade, United Kingdom, Weather, West Australia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Coalition Campaign Launch

Source: Australian Liberal Party Aren’t they fantastic? How good is Mum? How good is Jenny? Well thank you friends, thank you colleagues. They are the women in my life, I couldn’t love them more if I tried and they couldn’t love me more if they tried. Happy Mother’s Day Mum. Happy Mother’s Day Jen and […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Fall in Australian coal prices raises concerns about economics of Adani’s proposed Carmichael mine

By   /  May 11, 2019  /  Adani, AM-NC, Australia, Business, Carmichael Coal Project, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, Lucas Dow, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Queensland, Victor Tanevski, Wood Mackenzie  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Fall in Australian coal prices raises concerns about economics of Adani’s proposed Carmichael mine

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: A crash in Australian thermal coal prices is raising fresh questions about the viability of a controversial $4 billion coal mine just a week ahead of a national election in which climate change is a key issue. Final approval of the Carmichael coal mine in Queensland, […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Australian batteries pushing coal out of frequency control market, saving customers money

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  AEMO, AM-NC, Australia, Australian Energy Market Operator, Battery Storage, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Frequency Control and Ancillary Services Markets, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Queensland, Transition, Wivenhoe  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Australian batteries pushing coal out of frequency control market, saving customers money

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Renew Economy: The growth in number of big batteries in Australia’s main grid is displacing coal generation as a provider of frequency control and ancillary services (FCAS) markets, and helping reduce overall costs, according to the Australian Energy Market Operator. In its latest Quarterly Energy Dynamics report, […]

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