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Market Forces classification of fossil fuel companies

This document is intended to provide guidance to users of SuperSwitch or others following Market Forces’ work in this area on how we identify and classify companies relevant to the fossil fuel sector. Market Forces classifies members of the S&P ASX300 index according to their fossil fuel exposure on an ongoing basis.

Majority of Aussies agree coal is bad for climate, health, Reef

SYDNEY: New polling conducted by Essential Research and commissioned by 350.org Australia has found that two thirds of Australians believe coal mining should be phased because it causes global warming and damages the Great Barrier Reef. Two thirds of Australians surveyed agreed that coal damages people’s health and that the industry’s negative impacts outweigh any benefits.