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Siemens chooses profits over environment

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Siemens has made its decision. It will provide infrastructure for the huge Carmichael coal mine in the Australian state of Queensland. It has thus chosen against being included on the Adani list, which already features 60 companies, including Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, that have explicitly decided to not have anything to do with the project.

Read more: Why Siemens cannot pull out of the Adani coal mine

The controversial project will contribute to more global warming. The plan is for up to 60 million tons of coal to be produced per year. This comes at a time when many acknowledge that the planet has to end its reliance on fossil fuels as soon as possible.

Prioritizing profits

So Siemens has decided to put profits ahead of the environment. The contract may be worth........

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