Today, the Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELC) of Jabem District, Centre for Environmental Law and Community Rights (CELCOR) and Jubilee Australia Research Centre called on Australian mining company Mayur Resources to thoroughly reconsider its plans to introduce a coal industry in Papua New Guinea.
PNG’s Deputy Prime Minister Sam Basil from Morobe Province is one of the strongest supporters of coal in PNG. In June of this year, he made a speech where he defended his support of coal-fired power for PNG. His speech was riddled with claims that do not stack up. In this blog post, we will challenge them.
“The biggest climate challenge I see this year is bridging the knowledge gap between climate change science and climate change realities faced by individuals and communities,” Samantha Kuman said.