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Tide turns on fossil fuels as Norway quits coal, ANZ goes green

Tide turns on fossil fuels as Norway quits coal, ANZ goes green

Norway pension fund, the world’s largest, to dump coal investments; ANZ launches largest Australian green bond for investment in renewables and low carbon buildings, while investors try to force Chevron to return money to shareholders rather than throwing it away on fossil fuel exploration.

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Coal companies told to get used to wind and solar

Coal companies told to get used to wind and solar

Coal and renewable energy executives at climate conference in Paris clash over future energy mix as value of storage brought to the fore.

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The world is waking up to the $5.3 trillion cost of fossil fuels

The world is waking up to the $5.3 trillion cost of fossil fuels

As China realises the unpriced costs of coal power, such as air pollution, coal production is starting to fall.

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China coal use continues to fall precipitously in 2015

China coal use continues to fall precipitously in 2015

New figures show China’s use of coal has continued to fall dramatically over first four months of 2015.

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On Fox Business, of all places, a ‘coal is dead’ pronouncement

On Fox Business, of all places, a ‘coal is dead’ pronouncement

A commentary posted the other day on Fool.com proclaiming the death of the U.S. coal industry has found its way—lo and behold—onto FoxBusiness.com.

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BP's extreme climate forecast puts energy giant in a bind

BP’s extreme climate forecast puts energy giant in a bind

BP Energy Outlook calls into question role BP and other international fossil fuel companies are playing in adapting to a carbon-constrained future.

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Shenhua’s bombshell numbers show China’s coal appetite has peaked

Shenhua’s bombshell numbers show China’s coal appetite has peaked

The kind of numbers reported by China’s largest coal producer is signal that most populous country continues to step back from coal.

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Clean energy future put at risk by gambling with natural gas

Clean energy future put at risk by gambling with natural gas

Dramatically expanding our use of natural gas to generate electricity is an ill-advised gamble that poses complex economic, public health, and climate risks.

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Rio Tinto’s restructuring signals global industry move away from coal

Rio Tinto’s restructuring signals global industry move away from coal

Rio Tinto’s decision to part ways with coal chief represents a major shift in strategy by one of world’s largest coal miners, and industry itself.

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The video sensation that could tip balance against coal in China

The video sensation that could tip balance against coal in China

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.

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Germany opens giant new coal plant it no longer needs

Germany opens giant new coal plant it no longer needs

Tomorrow, a new 800 MW hard coal plant will go into operation in Hamburg, Germany.