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Soil carbon capture: Great loamy hope or bandaid?

Soil carbon capture: Great loamy hope or bandaid?

What exactly is biological carbon capture and sequestration, and is it any sort of a viable climate fix? Reasonable questions, so here are some answers…

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Australia should close one Hazelwood-sized coal plant a year, says Infigen

Australia should close one Hazelwood-sized coal plant a year, says Infigen

Infigen Energy CEO says closure of 1500MW a year of coal plants, starting this year, best way to meet Australia’s climate commitments.

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Citi: Don’t expect clean coal to save the planet

Citi: Don’t expect clean coal to save the planet

Citi report has bad news for coal companies depending on ‘clean coal’ to save the industry – and delivers it with a velvet sledgehammer.

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The World Coal Association’s mission impossible at the Paris climate talks

The World Coal Association’s mission impossible at the Paris climate talks

WCA face an impossible challenge of persuading governments they have a coherent strategy for addressing global warming.

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Fossil fuel companies risk wasting up to $2.2 trillion in the next decade

Fossil fuel companies risk wasting up to $2.2 trillion in the next decade

According to CTI, over $2 trillion of new and existing investment is in danger of being wasted over the coming decade if governments and companies don’t take action to divert investments away from fossil fuels.

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The fallout from SaskPower’s Boundary Dam CCS debacle

The fallout from SaskPower’s Boundary Dam CCS debacle

The crisis engulfing SaskPower’s CCS plant has implications that will reach all the way from the Canadian province of Saskatchewan to the Paris climate conference.

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BHP Billiton’s Boundary Dam carbon fudge

BHP Billiton’s Boundary Dam carbon fudge

BHP Billiton plans to spruik its Boundary Dam CCS project in Canada as a ‘solution’ to climate change. But do these claims have any basis in reality?

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Mining industry launches "ludicrous" coal ad as Alan Jones takes aim

Mining industry launches “ludicrous” coal ad as Alan Jones takes aim

Ad wars: Mining lobby talks up “endless possibilities” of coal, including ability to “slash” emissions, while Alan Jones launches keep out campaign of his own.

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Owner of first "clean coal" plant in US faces bankruptcy over soaring CCS costs

Owner of first “clean coal” plant in US faces bankruptcy over soaring CCS costs

Kemper CCS is two years behind schedule and $4.4 billion more expensive than the original estimate, and its owner is facing financial problems

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FutureGen’s demise another blow to CCS

FutureGen’s demise another blow to CCS

In another blow to CCS promoters, the US FutureGen 2.0 coal power project has collapsed after the Department of Energy withdrew funding for the plant.

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Zero energy at zero cost: How to retrofit buildings in a week

Zero energy at zero cost: How to retrofit buildings in a week

The Netherlands has found a way to refurbish existing buildings to net zero energy, within a week, with a 30-year builders’ guarantee and no subsidies.