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Liddell coal plant fails on cost, as well as reliability and emissions

Liddell coal plant fails on cost, as well as reliability and emissions

Here’s the uncomfortable truth for the federal government: Keeping Liddell open will possibly make electricity prices higher and electricity less reliable. The fuel cost alone is over $60 MWh and may increase.

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Australia's biggest polluters increase emissions on Coalition watch

Australia’s biggest polluters increase emissions on Coalition watch

ACF report says a lack of federal leadership on climate policy has resulted in all but two of Australia’s top 10 polluters increasing their emissions in 2014-15 – the vast majority of which has come from burning black and brown coal to generate electricity.

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Hunt under pressure as Australia loses climate cred, gains carbon risk

Hunt under pressure as Australia loses climate cred, gains carbon risk

Australia tumbles 10 places on key environmental performance index, while Oxford report warns its coal mines and plants are among the world’s riskiest investments.

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Vietnam shifts stance on new coal

Vietnam shifts stance on new coal

Vietnamese PM signals reduced role for new coal-fired power against backdrop of slow electricity growth, environmental concerns and cheap renewables.