Resources industry

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Fossil fuel industry
Oil industry
Mineral industries
Extractive industries
Metal industries
NARROWER TERMS
Briefing paper

When the going gets tough ... the gas industry sacks workers

The analysis in this report estimates that the oil and gas industry cut around 10 percent of its workforce in the 12 months to December last year. Despite this, the Australian Government is continuing to hand out large taxpayer subsidies to the industry as part...
Report

Political and governance challenges confronting Timor-Leste

This paper looks at the primary challenges that Timor-Leste faces, on both the economic and political fronts.
Discussion paper

Chasing the pack: Australia's prospects on green trade and climate diplomacy

This paper analyses how Australia’s immediate economic and diplomatic future could be defined by global activity around climate diplomacy, green trade and low-carbon investment.
Technical report

Monitoring the monitor: a temporal synthesis of the McArthur River Mine Independent Monitor reports

This report finds that a number of sacred Indigenous sites, and an important river system in the Northern Territory, face irreversible cultural and ecological damage if the McArthur River Mine operations continue unabated. The authors argue that the independent monitoring system set up to protect...
Report

Net zero momentum tracker: resources sector - December 2020

This report analyses 22 of Australia’s biggest emitters within the resources sector. It evaluates each company’s alignment with the global goal of net zero emissions by 2050, based on its stated commitments and actions.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Matt Canavan says there's no government subsidisation of Australia's fossil fuel industries. Is he correct?

Queensland Nationals Party Senator, Matt Canavan, claimed during an episode of the ABC’s 'Q&A' program that Australia’s fossil fuel industries received no government subsidies. Verdict: Senator Canavan is drawing a long bow.
Journal article

EROI of different fuels and the implications for society

All forms of economic production and exchange involve the use of energy directly and in the transformation of materials. This paper centres on assessing the energy costs of modern day society and its relation to GDP.
Report

No warming, no war

The COVID-19 pandemic has utterly changed life as we know it — but it’s also laid bare how Washington’s militaristic budget priorities have left the country woefully unprepared for a crisis. This report lays out how militarism and the climate crisis are deeply intertwined and...
Report

Restricting the production of fossil fuels in Aotearoa New Zealand

In 2018, the New Zealand Government decided not to grant any new petroleum prospecting, exploration and mining permits outside onshore Taranaki. The aim of this report is to extend the existing analysis by providing an assessment of what is known about the environmental effectiveness and...
Strategy

Future battery industry strategy: Western Australia

The Western Australian Future Battery Industry Strategy aims to provide a framework for the State Government’s leadership to build upon its demonstrated expertise in the future battery industry and promote its significant competitive advantages.