The failed battle to stop Australia’s vast new mine shows why the world isn’t ready to move on from coal — Quartz

Following years of protest, Australia this week granted approval for a vast new coal mine to be built in Queensland. The decision to allow Indian company Adani to go ahead with its $16 billion mine—despite the environmental impacts and the protests of indigenous peoples—shows that coal, a waning industry that many consider unsalvageable, is still…

via The failed battle to stop Australia’s vast new mine shows why the world isn’t ready to move on from coal — Quartz

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