While support for the controversial mine exists in rural areas – where the narrative of jobs finds resonance – it is opposed in metropolitan centres where a more definitive acceptance of the threats from climate change defines attitudes.
Even as China has swooped in to save the day, critics claim that the project is financially unsustainable and will only work if the risk is shifted onto Australian taxpayers.
From environmentalists to politicians to indigenous groups, there is strong local opposition to the Adani project in Queensland. The Wire examines the factors at play and how the Adani Group is responding.
A massive $16.4 billion proposed coal mine has sparked protests and a heated debate. As the Adani project becomes a symbol of Australia’s future, The Wire examines the issues at stake.
While the group has informed Australian authorities that Atulya Resources is the holding firm for the company’s operations, ABC alleges that it is actually a holding firm in the British Virgin Islands controlled by Vinod Adani.
Crucial events over the last month, which will decide the fate of the beleaguered $16-billion mining project, have sparked a surprising amount of pro-Adani tweets.
China’s mining industry has long been one of the world’s deadliest due to outdated safety standards.