Are climate coalitions the way forward for coal communities?

Former Anglesea coal mine site in southern Victoria. Image: Takver, Flickr

With many coal communities fearing the threat of mine closures from future climate action, some experts now argue for building coalitions between city-based environmentalists and coal communities to achieve progress on the issue.

They say the Labor Party should commit itself to facilitating these coalitions if it wants to regain voters coal mining towns and implement meaningful climate change policy in the future.


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