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This is how coal dies — super cheap renewables plus battery storage

This is how coal dies — super cheap renewables plus battery storage

New Colorado wind farms with batteries are now cheaper than running old coal plants.

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BHP may dump global group, but looks to forgive Australian coal lobby

BHP may dump global group, but looks to forgive Australian coal lobby

BHP flags cutting ties with international coal lobby groups, but appears more forgiving of Minerals Council, other Australian organisations.

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Intermittent: Another big coal unit trips – that’s four in a week

Intermittent: Another big coal unit trips – that’s four in a week

A 700MW unit at Eraring coal plant tripped during Monday’s peak, the fourth coal unit to fail unexpectedly in less than a week. Meanwhile, another three units – equal to Hazelwood capacity – remain off line.

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The further unravelling of Adani’s Carmichael coal project

The further unravelling of Adani’s Carmichael coal project

Another indication, amongst many, of the global transition away from coal.

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Coal versus cricket in India

Coal versus cricket in India

Will the interruption of a New Delhi cricket match by toxic smog finally spur the Indian government to take coal pollution seriously?

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BNEF: Turnbull's NEG akin to joining gym and not lifting weights

BNEF: Turnbull’s NEG akin to joining gym and not lifting weights

BNEF says NEG under current targets would achieve little, and be akin to finally signing up to a gym, and then refusing to lift any weights.

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Coal industry’s final insult to humanity: It’s killing our sperm

Coal industry’s final insult to humanity: It’s killing our sperm

Taiwanese study finds that men exposed to higher levels of air pollution have poorer quality sperm. Add that to climate impacts and lung disease of fossil fuels.

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Queensland election: Energy numbers say no to new coal

Queensland election: Energy numbers say no to new coal

I hate to break the news, but north Queensland will not be getting a new coal fired power station if the LNP are elected on Saturday.

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Coughing up for coal-fired power

Coughing up for coal-fired power

If Australian tax payers are made to cough up for a new coal plant in north Queensland, locals will also be coughing up – literally.

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Spain: The high cost of political interference in power markets

Spain: The high cost of political interference in power markets

Spain is the latest example of governments intervening in power markets to prop up gas, coal and nuclear power, including capacity and “grid reliability” payments.

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How the International Energy Agency is steering world to climate disaster

How the International Energy Agency is steering world to climate disaster

International Energy Agency likes to present itself as a climate champion, but it is in fact steering the energy system towards catastrophic levels of warming,