The Australia Beyond Coal alliance was started by a group of seven community organisations, who together represent more than one and a half million Australians concerned about the damaging impacts of coal power on our health, communities, and climate.
Our mission is to empower everyday people with information about the risks of coal-burning power stations, and urge governments and businesses to work with communities on developing a plan for the accelerating transformation in our energy market.
AUSTRALIA’S COAL-BURNING POWER STATIONS, MAPPED
Where is your closest coal power station and how dirty is it? Click to explore the data in Google Maps.
In the process of producing energy, coal-fired power stations produce large amounts of toxic substances like mercury, arsenic, sulfur dioxide and other particle pollution. When dangerous amounts of these pollutants get into...