Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. The 5 stages of grief for coal.
The flight of Solar Impulse is a tale of sheer inspiration and daring in the clean energy space; why solar households smarter and more mobile than normal energy consumers; and a hollow “victory” for US coal on mercury emissions.
Google says newest data centre will be 100% renewable energy powered, and be re-using a retired coal power plant.
AEMO says rooftop solar capacity to grow to as much as 25GW, overtaking coal capacity in next decade as big generators close and household and businesses invest billions in local generation.
South Australia’s wind farms have coped without baseload power before – they can do it again.
Australia’s “Chief Economist” has released a report entitled “Coal in India”. It gives a hopelessly optimistic view of the export market for Australian coal.
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.
As China realises the unpriced costs of coal power, such as air pollution, coal production is starting to fall.
New figures show China’s use of coal has continued to fall dramatically over first four months of 2015.
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.