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Why the Galilee Basin is worth worrying about

Why the Galilee Basin is worth worrying about

In November 2012, Sonya Duus wrote about mining in the Galilee Basin. ‘The likely climate impacts from the opening of the Galilee Basin are both significant and are currently unaccounted for in Australia’s assessment and approval processes. If all the projects go ahead, the annual emissions from burning Galilee Basin coal would amount to around 130% of Australia’s current total annual emissions. It’s enough to make you question our governments’ commitment to cutting global emissions.’ (The Conversation, 28.11.12)

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