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Category: Coal

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Video of the Day: The end of coal generation in South Australia

Video of the Day: The end of coal generation in South Australia

Boilers of old Northern coal fired generator brought down, bringing end of coal era in South Australia and paving way for huge investment in renewables and storage.

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Medibank’s unhealthy addiction to fossil fuels

Medibank’s unhealthy addiction to fossil fuels

Climate change remains the biggest global health threat of the 21st Century, yet Medibank has remained invested in coal, oil and gas companies that fuel the problem.

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You heard right: Trump administration is bailing out coal plants

You heard right: Trump administration is bailing out coal plants

Consumers paying more on electric bills is exactly what might happen if the US DoE goes through with plan to bail out uneconomic coal plants.

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Graphs of the Day: A really bad day for so-called "reliable" coal

Graphs of the Day: A really bad day for so-called “reliable” coal

Multiple fault with multiple coal generators on Monday highlight the perils of relying on “baseload” coal to keep the lights on.

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Garnaut says NEG may do little for prices, certainty or competition

Garnaut says NEG may do little for prices, certainty or competition

Garnaut says proposed National Energy Guarantee may fail on price reductions, emissions, and reliability, and may serve to simply reinforce the power of the big energy incumbents.

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Bonn voyage: climate diplomats head into another round of talks

Bonn voyage: climate diplomats head into another round of talks

At the Bonn climate talks that start today, Australia will cop some flak for its lack of reductions ambition, and action.

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Vic Liberal Party presents Morrison with lump of brown coal, Yates ejected

Vic Liberal Party presents Morrison with lump of brown coal, Yates ejected

Former CEFC boss Oliver Yates says he was ejected from Victorian Liberal Party fundraiser after a Senator presented Treasurer Scott Morrison with a lump of brown coal, in thanks for his work.

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ESB to use inflated costs for wind and solar to justify NEG

ESB to use inflated costs for wind and solar to justify NEG

Energy Security Board to use vastly inflated costs of wind and solar to justify its National Energy Guarantee. By using prices around 30-40 per cent above actual costs, will support its argument for little new wind and solar to be built in the coming decade.

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China contractors and finance may help Adani's mega coal mine

China contractors and finance may help Adani’s mega coal mine

The potential involvement of China state-owned contractors and financiers may help Adani in its push for the mega coal mine in Queensland.

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Rejected teenagers: the trend of closing young coal plants

Rejected teenagers: the trend of closing young coal plants

It’s not just old coal power plants that are being closed down. In Italy, the US, and the Netherlands, coal plants that are barely teenagers are being targeted for closure.

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Five reasons not to build new coal power plant in Queensland

Five reasons not to build new coal power plant in Queensland

Climate Council report on Queensland renewables offers timely reminder that building a new coal plant in the state’s north is a terrible idea.