The kind of numbers reported by China’s largest coal producer is signal that most populous country continues to step back from coal.
Dramatically expanding our use of natural gas to generate electricity is an ill-advised gamble that poses complex economic, public health, and climate risks.
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.
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.
Tomorrow, a new 800 MW hard coal plant will go into operation in Hamburg, Germany.
The continued buildup of coal-fired power plants in China represents an investment bubble that will burst as overcapacity becomes too large to ignore.
UK major political parties commit to a future free of dirty coal power stations, as new study shows that their grid can cope without it. The same could be said for Australia, if there was political will to go there.
Minister Hunt’s claim that emissions cuts slowed dramatically while the carbon price was in place is incorrect.
Should coal projects be held responsible for the greenhouse emissions that flow from their product, even if it’s burned on another continent?
Europe’s largest utility to exit conventional energy business and focus on renewables, solar and storage, and customer services.
It seemed that German Industry Minister had firmly put his foot down and opposed the beginnings of a coal phaseout, but perhaps not so.