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Australian news, and some related international items

October 18 Energy News

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World:

¶ The Adani-owned Carmichael mine in central Queensland was approved last week by Environment Minister Greg Hunt. He said the mine would have “strictest conditions in Australian history” but environment groups say the mine, which will produce up to 60 million tonnes of coal for export a year, will be “a disaster.” [Sydney Morning Herald]

Queensland's Abbot Point, surrounded by wetlands and coral reefs, is set to become the worlds largest coal port. Queensland’s Abbot Point, surrounded by wetlands and coral reefs, is set to become the worlds largest coal port.

¶ According to the French Minister of Ecology and Energy, Segolene Royal, the government in the country is going to be extending the current program – which rewards a €10,000 bonus to those switching to an electric vehicle from a 15-year-old diesel car – to encompass diesel cars that are “only” 10 years old as well. [CleanTechnica]

¶ The Indian state of Odisha has unveiled an ambitious plan to set up a…

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