Australia has given the final approval for construction to begin on a controversial coal mine to be built by Indian company Adani. The mine, in Queensland's Galilee Basin, has been the subject of years of hold-ups over environmental approvals.
Similarly one may ask, what is the Adani project?
What is #StopAdani? The #StopAdani Alliance is a growing network of 1.5 million people building the biggest movement in Australia's history. The aim is to stop Adani's Carmichael coal project and set Australia on a path beyond polluting energy towards a safer climate for all.
Additionally, is Adani an Australian company?
The more immediate concern is Adani Mining Pty Ltd, the Australian-registered company which is the proponent of the Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin.
What is wrong with Adani?
Fuels Global Warming Burning the coal from Adani's mine will lead to more extreme weather and further destruction of the Great Barrier Reef.
Did Adani get approved?
Adani has passed its final environmental approval and can now begin work on its Carmichael mine in Central Queensland after nearly nine years of planning, fierce protests and endless political debate.