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Coal industry in deep denial over Chinese crackdown on coal

Coal industry in deep denial over Chinese crackdown on coal

Reaction of the coal industry to the recently released Chinese restrictions on dirty coal use in key coastal regions reveals an industry in deep denial.

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Shareholders to press CBA to disclose climate risk

Shareholders to press CBA to disclose climate risk

CBA will become first bank outside US to be pressured to disclose the risks to its lending and investment portfolios from climate change.

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China's coal imports drop for first time since it became net importer

China’s coal imports drop for first time since it became net importer

China’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth and coal consumption have decoupled, suggesting a structural shift in Chinese economy.

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German coal power generation falls to 10-year low

German coal power generation falls to 10-year low

In each of the first 8 months of 2014, coal generators in Germany were unable to match or surpass the output of the respective month in the previous year.

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Repaying the emissions debt

Repaying the emissions debt

Absent the carbon price, we need to mitigate the temptation to repay borrowings of future emissions with the dirtiest energy generation on the market.

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China may be ready to kick coal habit

China may be ready to kick coal habit

Signs are hopeful that China, No.1 emitter of greenhouse gases, will be less reliant on polluting coal that powered its rapid economic rise.

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Ross Garnaut: China to reach 'peak coal' for electricity by 2015

Ross Garnaut: China to reach ‘peak coal’ for electricity by 2015

China’s use of coal for electricity could peak as early as next year, then decline until 2020 in a turnaround of “global importance”.

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Chinese coal consumption just fell for first time this century

Chinese coal consumption just fell for first time this century

China’s coal use dropped for the first time this century — while the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) actually grew.

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Nine reasons why thermal coal is struggling (and will continue to do so)

Nine reasons why thermal coal is struggling (and will continue to do so)

The price of coal has fallen 51% since peaking in January 2011.
Are we seeing China and India turning away from coal?

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Community calls on Alcoa to shut down coal plant

Community calls on Alcoa to shut down coal plant

A 700-people-strong community march in Anglesea has called for Alcoa to shut down its polluting coal power plant.

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War on coal – already lost

War on coal – already lost

US coal lobby and its political supporters accuse President Obama and EPA of waging war on coal, not everyone believes all or any of it.