Enough Scope

Coal mines, scope 3 emissions and NSW climate policy
by Tom Swann and Rod Campbell

Coal mined in NSW causes more emissions than the UK or France and nearly four times more than directly emitted from NSW itself. NSW climate policy aims for net zero emissions by 2050. Yet in the midst of a bushfire crisis, under coal lobby pressure, the NSW Government seeks to abolish the legal requirement to consider emissions from coal exports.

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