Blog Articles by David Barnden

Onslow Beach by Stu Rapley

Is the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility considering climate risk when making its investment decisions?

Adani's Abbot Point coal terminal

Precious little is known about the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility’s appetite for risk.

Adani's Abbot Point coal terminal

NAIF's investment mandate is legally ‘loose’ and its safeguards inadequate for a body that administers $5 billion of taxpayers’ money.

EJA has filed proceedings against the Commonwealth Bank on behalf of shareholders for failing to adequately disclose climate change risk in the bank’s 2016 annual report

EJA has filed proceedings against the Commonwealth Bank on behalf of shareholders for failing to adequately disclose climate change risk in the bank’s 2016 annual report.

Yallourn

A new legal opinion on climate change and trustee directors’ duties has wide-reaching ramifications for Australia’s superannuation industry.

Adani's Abbot Point coal terminal

The Queensland government says it will not facilitate a loan for Adani's proposed coal railway.

Adani's Abbot Point coal terminal

Westpac is considering climate risk by not funding new thermal coal mines in Queensland. The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility should take heed.

Queensland’s Office of Information Commissioner makes a welcome judgement.

Image of Melbourne protest against Turnbull-Adani meeting

We examine why Adani is ineligible for the proposed $1bn loan and the NAIF board must reject the funding.

Two case studies of ways companies have avoided paying to rehabilitate mine sites.

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