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Cross currents hit India Government’s grand coal expansion plans

Cross currents hit India Government’s grand coal expansion plans

India Government’s plan to dramatically expand coal power production is being buffeted by growing concern about worsening air quality, sluggish power demand.

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Direct Action on climate means moving your money

Direct Action on climate means moving your money

What will drive the revolution to get climate damaging companies to change? Demonstrations do not work, facts do not work. What is the answer? Money.

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Bob Brown will "sit in the way" of bulldozers if Adani coal mine goes ahead

Bob Brown will “sit in the way” of bulldozers if Adani coal mine goes ahead

Bob Brown says he will be on front line of protests if Coalition finances Adani project; issues challenge for Frydenberg on whaling; and is set to join protests against BP drilling in Great Australian Bight.

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Hunger strike pushes South Korea to defer coal plant plan

Hunger strike pushes South Korea to defer coal plant plan

A protest and one-week hunger strike has prompted the South Korean Government to indefinitely postpone consideration of the 1160 MW ‘Dangjin Eco Power’ coal-fired plant.

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Solar output in UK two-thirds higher than coal in July

Solar output in UK two-thirds higher than coal in July

The estimated 1,273 GWh of power generated by solar during July was two-thirds higher than the 778 GWh output from coal in May 2016, highlighting the major changes going on in the UK electricity system.

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Know your NEM: Flat volumes, high prices, signs of easing by end of week

Know your NEM: Flat volumes, high prices, signs of easing by end of week

The weekly round up of the electricity market. Plus: What if both Hazelwood and Portland closed down?

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The Republican Party’s platform says coal is ‘clean’ energy

The Republican Party’s platform says coal is ‘clean’ energy

For the Republican Party, internet porn is a “public health crisis.” Coal, however, is perfectly “clean.”

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World's biggest coal miner signs deal for 200MW solar

World’s biggest coal miner signs deal for 200MW solar

The world’s largest coal mining company, Coal India Limited, has announced a major step towards implementation of its ambitious solar power goals.

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New polling shows voters in Liberal-held marginal seats support phasing out Hazelwood

New polling shows voters in Liberal-held marginal seats support phasing out Hazelwood

The electorate is concerned about global warming and strongly backs the phase-out of coal-fired power stations, so why are we hearing so little about the difference between the two major parties?

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Australia's Coalition government lacks serious plan for future beyond coal

Australia’s Coalition government lacks serious plan for future beyond coal

Major utilities, the market operator, academics and business people are calling for a plan to close coal burning power stations. But the Coalition government does not have one.

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IEA report says fossil fuels killing three million people a year

IEA report says fossil fuels killing three million people a year

Anyone parroting the mantra that ‘coal is the lowest cost source of electricity’ is clearly also putting a pretty low value on human life.