Fossil-fuel companies receive $2,000 in rebates and subsidies for every $1 they donate to Australia’s major political parties.
Adani’s own consultants have suggested the mine would produce fewer than 1,500 full-time jobs.
This amounts to a public subsidy of $683,000 per job.
Australia’s climate bomb: the senselessness of Adani’s Carmichael coal mine
Veteran environmental campaigner and former Greens senator Bob Brown has previously pointed to Adani’s proposed Carmichael coal mine as the new Franklin River of environmental protest in Australia. Yet the future of this “climate bomb” hangs in the balance.