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Santos: Doing the bare minimum on climate change

Santos: Doing the bare minimum on climate change

At its Annual General Meeting on 4 May, Santos will be subject to a vote on a shareholder resolution that seeks improved disclosure of climate risks.

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What do we sell when they don’t want our coal?

What do we sell when they don’t want our coal?

If the world is to decarbonise, Australia’s key trading partners of ours must be part of that shift. That means zero emissions hydrogen fuels – powered by wind and solar – replacing coal and gas exports.

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Graph of the Day: UK has first coal-free day since industrial revolution

Graph of the Day: UK has first coal-free day since industrial revolution

UK goes without coal power for 24 hours; a first since start of industrial revolution, but set to become “more and more common.”

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Embarrassment for Japan as Indonesia court rejects coal plant’s permit

Embarrassment for Japan as Indonesia court rejects coal plant’s permit

In an embarrassing rebuff to the JBIC, an Indonesian administrative court has ruled a key environmental permit for a huge coal plant expansion was issued illegally.

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Does 17% dip in clean energy investment set the trend for 2017?

Does 17% dip in clean energy investment set the trend for 2017?

First-quarter decline in investment reflects partly falling cost of capital for renewables, allowing investors to install same capacity for less cash.

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Turnbull slammed for "sucking up" to Adani, as business pushes 50-year life for coal plants

Turnbull slammed for “sucking up” to Adani, as business pushes 50-year life for coal plants

PM lambasted for “sucking up” to Adani during India visit, and putting coal exports ahead of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Dutch dig deeper into coal stranded-asset mistake

Dutch dig deeper into coal stranded-asset mistake

Uniper, Engie make further write-downs in the Netherlands; plans proceed nonetheless in Germany for an equally outmoded project.

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Hazelwood power station: from modernist icon to greenhouse pariah

Hazelwood power station: from modernist icon to greenhouse pariah

The roar of the furnaces, the rattle of the conveyors, and the occasional whoop of a siren marked out both day and night at Hazelwood. The distant hum has settled to a whisper.

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Trump’s executive order puts the world on the road to climate catastrophe

Trump’s executive order puts the world on the road to climate catastrophe

It’s so egregious, it no longer really matters if he doesn’t formally opt out of the Paris climate deal.

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Data: Collapse of coal power projects sparks climate hope

Data: Collapse of coal power projects sparks climate hope

The amount of coal-fired power plants under development dropped dramatically in 2016.

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Halving of coal demand pushes UK carbon emissions down 6%

Halving of coal demand pushes UK carbon emissions down 6%

UK CO2 emissions fell by 5.8% in 2016, a drop that, according to new analysis, comes from a record 52% drop in coal use.