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Australia Court Rules it is the ‘Wrong Time’ for Coal

An Australia court has rejected an appeal to grant permission to develop a new coal mine because it will contribute to global warming, the latest in a series of court rulings grounded in concerns over climate change. It is the “wrong time” for coal, the Envrionmental and Land Court of New South Wales concluded,  “because the GHG [Greenhouse Gas] emissions of the coal mine and its coal product will increase global total concentrations of GHGs at a time when what is now urgently needed…is a rapid and deep decrease in GHG emissions.” The court’s landmark decision last week is consistent with the Intergovernmental…

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