Energy & Climate

Urgenda's big climate win - What does it mean for Australia?

16 October, 2018

In an historic community win against climate change, the Hague Court of Appeal has upheld a landmark ruling ordering the Dutch Government to cut the country's greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25 percent by 2020, from benchmark 1990 levels.

What does it mean for climate litigation in Australia?

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Energy & Climate

Climate Law Update 2018

28 September, 2018

Judges make decisions on the evidence before them - but Parliament may change the rules and bring in new climate laws. At this recent EDO Qld event, prominent jurists looked at Climate Law now, and into the future.

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Energy & Climate

Latest Adani Carmichael mine and rail project news

27 September, 2018

We have updated our blog with latest news and developments on the Adani Carmichael coal and rail projects. It includes information on Adani being prosecuted for marine discharge at Abbot Point, new evidence of unlawful activities on the mine site, assessment status of the proposed North Galilee Water Scheme, and more. 

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Energy & Climate

Spotlight on prosecutions of Linc Energy

27 September, 2018

In September 2018, the High Court dismissed an application to hear the Linc Energy case made by the Queensland government. That means the Court of Appeal decision stands - so it’s possible for company liquidators in Queensland to disclaim future environmental responsibilities and for remediation costs to fall back on the State.

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EDO is coming to coastal central Qld!

13 September, 2018

Are you based between Hervey Bay and Rockhampton? 

Come and check out one of our workshops on a variety of topics, all central to how You can use your powers under the law more effectively to help protect your environment and community.

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