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dc.contributor.authorReddy, Pratheek Maddhi-
dc.contributor.authorRosencranz, Armin-
dc.identifier.citationReddy,Pratheek and Rosencranz, Armin.(2018).Challenging the proposed Carmichael Mine before the UN.Environmental Policy and Law 48/1:31- 36.en_US
dc.description.abstractAustralia ratified the Paris Agreement in November 2015, pledging to reduce emissions by 26–28 percent based on 2005 levels by 2030. The very next month, the government approved the biggest ever coal mine proposal in the face of severe protests that it can have disastrous effects on the environment. In fact, the country’s Environment Minister was found lobbying with the US for the coal mine during the 2016 United Nations Climate Change Conference. The proposed Carmichael project is a massive A$16.4 billion coal mine in the north of Galilee Basin in Central Queensland, Australia. The 30,000 hectare mine is expected to provide 2.3 billion tonnes of coal over a period of 60 years for exporting to India. Ever since the proposal, Australia has been witnessing country-wide protests that the mine will contribute to climate change, destroy the Great Barrier Reef and disturb the indigenous people’s lands.en_US
dc.subjectCoal mines in Australiaen_US
dc.subjectPollution from coalen_US
dc.subjectClimate changeen_US
dc.subjectEnvironment protection Lawsen_US
dc.titleChallenging the proposed Carmichael Mine before the UN.en_US
dc.institutionJindal Global Law Schoolen_US
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