Under the Dome, a documentary on pollution in China that has been viewed by more than 200 million people, could turn the tables against fossil fuels in the world’s biggest polluter. Merrill Lynch says the video could have as big an impact Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth”. Bad news for coal and oil; good news for solar, wind.
Tomorrow, a new 800 MW hard coal plant will go into operation in Hamburg, Germany.
The continued buildup of coal-fired power plants in China represents an investment bubble that will burst as overcapacity becomes too large to ignore.
UK major political parties commit to a future free of dirty coal power stations, as new study shows that their grid can cope without it. The same could be said for Australia, if there was political will to go there.
Minister Hunt’s claim that emissions cuts slowed dramatically while the carbon price was in place is incorrect.
Should coal projects be held responsible for the greenhouse emissions that flow from their product, even if it’s burned on another continent?
Europe’s largest utility to exit conventional energy business and focus on renewables, solar and storage, and customer services.
It seemed that German Industry Minister had firmly put his foot down and opposed the beginnings of a coal phaseout, but perhaps not so.
Solar and wind most popular energy sources, but fossil fuels and nuclear much more popular among men that women.
The coal industry is very vocal in promoting energy poverty and pushing coal as a solution to it. But none of the main energy poverty initiatives promotes the use of coal, so the industry does not support them.