It seemed that German Industry Minister had firmly put his foot down and opposed the beginnings of a coal phaseout, but perhaps not so.
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Citigroup says China-US climate deal will slash $4.5 trillion from revenues of coal, oil industries. It also downplays CCS, warns thermal coal in decline, suggests energy poverty will be solved with “anything but coal”, and says carbon price in Australia is inevitable.
When will the UK get a new generation of nuclear power plants? Doubts surfaced again today with the Times reporting a “secret government review”.
A Power-to-Liquids demonstration rig which is the first of its kind in the world was officially inaugurated on 14 November by Dresden-based sunfire GmbH.
It is completely unrealistic to expect that Australia will be able to grow its share of fossil fuel production whilst other countries reduce their share in a world with strict limits on carbon emissions.
The global market for small rooftop PV systems coupled with power storage systems is expected to increase tenfold over next three years.
Tony Abbott is trying to reduce the global energy debate to a competition between “goodies and baddies.” Coal is good, he says, and in Abbott’s world black clearly trumps green. But he is backing the wrong team.