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Category: Coal

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How clean are Australia's 'clean coal' power stations?

How clean are Australia’s ‘clean coal’ power stations?

What’s that you say? Australia has ‘clean coal power stations’? Well, it depends how you define ‘clean coal’.

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More coal mines will lead to more poverty, new report warns

More coal mines will lead to more poverty, new report warns

Supporters of Adani mine says coal crucial to solving poverty, but new report suggests new coal mines will only worsen climate change and drive poor nations deeper into poverty.

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Ignorant and petulant politicians are leading us to climate disaster

Ignorant and petulant politicians are leading us to climate disaster

We deserve better leaders. If the incumbency is not prepared to act on Adani, the community need to take matters into their own hands.

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Fact check: Is Australian coal really cleaner than Indian coal? And does it even matter?

Fact check: Is Australian coal really cleaner than Indian coal? And does it even matter?

If India uses coal from Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in Australia, how much less CO2 will be emitted? And is this even relevant in a market that is shifting so rapidly to renewables?

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Australian stock market resembles carbon bomb waiting to explode

Australian stock market resembles carbon bomb waiting to explode

S&P/ASX All Australian 50 found to have world’s highest level of embedded fossil fuel emissions and greatest percentage of coal-derived revenues.

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South Korea’s new president likely to curb thermal coal imports

South Korea’s new president likely to curb thermal coal imports

South Korea is Australia’s second biggest customer for thermal coal, but election of Moon Jae-In as president raises doubts about future of coal generation in that country.

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“Too much renewables” is a political decision

“Too much renewables” is a political decision

While Americans chose to curtail wind and solar rather than conventional energy, the Germans say baseload plants (coal and nuclear) are the problem.

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New Mexico’s largest electricity provider proposes going 100% coal-free

New Mexico’s largest electricity provider proposes going 100% coal-free

US utility that’s been powering its customers with coal for half a century has decided the best version of its future self is entirely coal-free.

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WA to close Muja coal units, in first signs of major shift to renewables

WA to close Muja coal units, in first signs of major shift to renewables

As WA’s new Labor government announces closure of Muja AB coal-fired power station the state will have no choice but to turn to wind and solar.

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AGL kills idea of gas as transition fuel: wind, solar + storage cheaper

AGL kills idea of gas as transition fuel: wind, solar + storage cheaper

Company once known as Australia Gas Light says energy transition will skip ‘baseload gas’ and instead be about shift from ‘big coal’ to ‘big renewables’.

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Adani’s telling meltdown over Westpac’s new climate policy

Adani’s telling meltdown over Westpac’s new climate policy

Now shunned by all of Australia’s big banks as well as a further 15 banks around the world, Adani is desperate and financially dateless.