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How clean are Australia's 'clean coal' power stations?

How clean are Australia’s ‘clean coal’ power stations?

What’s that you say? Australia has ‘clean coal power stations’? Well, it depends how you define ‘clean coal’.

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More coal mines will lead to more poverty, new report warns

More coal mines will lead to more poverty, new report warns

Supporters of Adani mine says coal crucial to solving poverty, but new report suggests new coal mines will only worsen climate change and drive poor nations deeper into poverty.

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Fact check: Is Australian coal really cleaner than Indian coal? And does it even matter?

Fact check: Is Australian coal really cleaner than Indian coal? And does it even matter?

If India uses coal from Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in Australia, how much less CO2 will be emitted? And is this even relevant in a market that is shifting so rapidly to renewables?

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“Too much renewables” is a political decision

“Too much renewables” is a political decision

While Americans chose to curtail wind and solar rather than conventional energy, the Germans say baseload plants (coal and nuclear) are the problem.

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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.