BHP Billiton says wind and solar are heralding the “dawn” of an energy revolution. But a dawn is all it can see, because it predicts fossil fuels will still account for 80% of energy needs by 2040. Surely it’s time to get serious.
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EPA to scrutinise Engie plan to burn more coal at Loy Yang B, while BHP Billiton is reported to be considering re-opening the closed coal generator in Port Augusta.
BHP says potential for solar and battery storage at remote and off-grid sites is “enormous” as it signs on to world-leading project near Cooktown in north Queensland. Co-funders ARENA says it is clear battery storage is already competitive in certain locations.
Barely a day goes by without coal lobbyists proclaiming thermal coal still has a rosy future. BHP Billiton fears otherwise.
Business Council of Australia and mining giant BHP Billiton ranked as climate change legislation obstructionists by new investor tool.
The BHP Billiton board is opposing the bid by former Australian Coal Association Chairman, Ian Dunlop, to join its ranks. They should think again.
Global mining giant’s coal chief talks climate risk, extreme weather, the absolute ceiling on GHG emissions and thermal coal’s inevitable decline.