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King coal’s stages of grief, part 1: Facing the facts

King coal’s stages of grief, part 1: Facing the facts

Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. The 5 stages of grief for coal.

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Solar passes point of no return – in the sky, and on the ground

Solar passes point of no return – in the sky, and on the ground

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.

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Google to reuse retired coal power plant for 100% renewable data centre

Google to reuse retired coal power plant for 100% renewable data centre

Google says newest data centre will be 100% renewable energy powered, and be re-using a retired coal power plant.

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Rooftop solar to overtake coal capacity in Australia by 2030

Rooftop solar to overtake coal capacity in Australia by 2030

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.

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Coal closures give South Australia the chance to go 100% renewable

Coal closures give South Australia the chance to go 100% renewable

South Australia’s wind farms have coped without baseload power before – they can do it again.

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Why Australia's chief economist gets it wrong on coal market, again

Why Australia’s chief economist gets it wrong on coal market, 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.

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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.